Danny Gardner, author of ACE BOON COON, in conversation with Nick Petrie - a virtual Thrillwaukee event with Boswell Book Company
Danny Gardner, author of A Negro and an Ofay, now presents Ace Boon Coon, the second novel in the Elliot Caprice series. Gardner will be in conversation for this virtual event with Nick Petrie, author of the five Peter Ash novels. Set in 1950s Illinois, Gardner's latest has Caprice returning to his rural Southville homestead to help his uncle save the family farm, which is struggling through a drought. As racial tensions between agricultural workers rise, a murder pulls Elliot back to Chicago when his ties to both Jewish and Negro organized crime factions are discovered during a clash of competing interests around the development of the long-awaited Chicago campus of the University of Illinois. Purchase the book for 10% off from now through at least August 28 at https://www.boswellbooks.com/book/9781952427053.