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 low-level thug takes a bullet meant for the boss' kid and ends up on the fast-track to becoming a made man...if he isn't killed first in a mob war or by his girlfriend who wants him to go straight.