A serial killer slashes prostitutes and dumps their bodies along the San Diego countryside. SDPD Lt. Robert Acevedo endures mounting pressure to apprehend a suspect. At the same time, Acevedo needs to divert attention from a link between one of the victims and a loosely-affiliated group of civic leaders who conduct upscale swing parties hosted by alluring professional providers. Ricci Penn, a drug addict and petty criminal, seems the perfect solution to Acevedo’s dilemma.
F. James Greco, who was born in Washington state, has resided in southern California since 1971. He is a freelance journalist, textbook author, adjunct professor, former attorney, retired partner in a land planning firm, and tone-deaf guitar aficionado. Falling Down is his first work of fiction.
Nick cursed as he gripped the receiver as he would a restraining bar on the Belmont Shores roller coaster. Michelle’s office phone rang for the fifth time. Despite the hour, he knew she was still in her law office preparing for trial the next day.