Jim Cirni, a first generation Italian-American, drew inspiration for his mafia crime thrillers from his roots in Brooklyn, New York. Cirni served as a paratrooper in the 82nd United States Airborne during the late 1950s and spent the following forty years working in public accounting, writing novels in his leisure. He passed in 2004.
Jim Cirni's Powerful Trilogy of Critically Acclaimed New York Mob Novels in One Volume
"Fast-paced, streetwise, and sharp as a garrote." Kirkus Reviews
The owner of a Queens supper club popular with mobsters becomes the patsy in a gambling swindle that could spark an underworld war.
A bartender at a mob bar secretly witnesses a murder...and gets dragged by his wife into a outrageous scheme to blackmail the Godfather, a homicidal chocolate addict.