“A private investigator, a mysterious hitchhiker, dancers, gangsters, a mysterious bag …and twists and turns that will have the reader unable to put it down, Missing Mona…has it all.” — San Francisco Book Review (5 stars)
As Tommy looks squarely at his next decade his smartphone convinces him the time is ripe for a change. So he hits the road.
He immediately meets a damsel in distress named Mona. She persuades him that the bright lights and dark clubs of Chicago might be his kind of town. So on a summer Saturday night they settle into a fancy hotel.
On Sunday…Mona disappears.
After truth and lies are stirred like a blue martini, being assaulted, and witnessing a shooting that drowns a Ferrari–Tommy is desperate to help Mona.
If he can find her.
“This engaging and romantic story is packed with action and intrigue.” — Foreword Reviews
“Klingler presents his craftiest yarn to date, summoning the pulpy spirits of Raymond Chandler and Dashiell Hammett.” –Kirkus Reviews