“This smart and suspenseful crime drama features an action-filled storyline, along with a nuanced exploration of how life choices impact personal and professional relationships” – The Booklife Prize.
With the Las Vegas mob snapping at his heels, young builder Luke Cramer fearing for the safety of his wife and baby son heads to Australia’s Gold Coast.
After getting a lucky break, Luke starts his own building business, and within a few years, is a millionaire. However, the lawless and violent Builders Laborers and Mining Union (BLMU) want their cut, and there’s nothing they won’t do to get it.
Complaining to the police doesn’t help because they’re in the union’s pocket. Desperate, Luke returns to the U.S. and recruits his best friend and hitman, Joe “Ratsy” Ratsch, to level the playing field.
When the union appoints a powerful new leader with murder on his agenda, he ratchets up the stakes.
Luke can fight, or he can run …