The rich tapestry of life in 1980s New Orleans is torn apart when a group of friends has a sudden change in fortunes.
Having recently lost his job, when John Seegum stumbles across an unattended package full of cocaine, he can’t resist the temptation to pick it up.
He has no experience of drugs. Nor really do his friends. But Daydee’s getting too old for sex work, Cindy must provide for her child on her own, and James needs a gap year to write his literary masterpiece. What could possibly go wrong?
Inevitably the four of them soon get into trouble. It turns out that some local gangsters aren’t interested in a fair exchange at all. Guns in hand, they are after a freebie.
With the package suddenly too hot to handle, and dangerous people on their tail, the friends try to make good of a bad situation and become closer than family as destiny deals them one cruel blow after another.
Will they survive their ordeal? Find out in this truly gripping character-driven story full of tender, touching moments, humor, devilish twists and sucker punch surprises.
LET HER GO, LET HER GO is the standalone prequel to UNDER THE COLD STONES by American writing talent Dan McNay. If you like Lou Berney, Robert Stone, John Irving, Cormac McCarthy, and Robert McCracken, you will love his books.