With all clues pointing to Magdalene's ex-lover, a working girl called Lola, the legendary madam is reluctant to trust Tommy, a smooth-talking hired gun, and risk being burned again. But as time grows short and secrets are revealed, Magdalene will have to look into the dark places inside herself if she is to catch a killer and survive with body and soul intact.
In the corrupt city of Crawley, Massachusetts, passion, crime and religion collide in this steamy, neo-noir romantic thriller.
Her work is influenced by legendary crime writers Raymond Chandler and Dashiell Hammett, and her favorite drink is an Old Fashioned. She likes to think they would approve. Nicola is also the author of fun, sexy romance fiction. Her debut novel, Fury’s Kiss, was the winner of the 2016 Kobo Emerging Writer Prize in Romance.