Nominated for the Shamus Award by the Private Eye Writers of America
The trading pit at the Chicago Board of Trade is just the place for risk-taker and mega-mogul Abel “Nocky” Nockerman. Or it was, until somebody put a bullet to the back of his head.
The ex-wife hires Frank Wolf, PI and a gambler himself, to track down the murderer. As the case plunges him into an evil empire — from Chicago’s meanest precincts to the Gold Coast — where fraud, money laundering, drugs and organized crime push the Chicago Board of Trade's buttons, his odds of survival are dropping fast.