The White Liar (A Prequel to The Rum Runner)
A prequel novel to the intoxicating tropical thriller The Rum Runner
An ultra-violent gang. Two Desperate men. One fateful moment.
Maxwell Sutherland has nothing left to live for. He bounces from one seedy bar to the next in the gritty heart of Miami, on a self-destructive alcohol-fueled bender. The despondent man doesn’t know how much longer he can last, his only hope is it will soon be over.
Josue Remy’s life is rocked by the destructive force of the Haiti earthquake of 2010. His heart breaks when the quake levels his home and destroys the only world he ever knew. He hopes the journey to Miami will offer a life of refuge and peace.
The two men’s paths collide in a terrifying moment in the middle of Little Haiti. Josue’s life is on the line. Max has nothing left to lose. Caught between a homicidal gang and a pair of determined detectives, Max is forced to consider an audacious plan he believes will see them both freed from their dreary situations.
The White Liar is the suspenseful prequel to the 2017 IPPY award-winning vigilante thriller, The Rum Runner. Experience Max and Josue’s shocking first meeting, long before they distilled their first batch of bootleg rum.