New Book – Fool’s Errand: Complex Father-Son Dynamic at Center of Memorable Adventure

A father on the fringes of the law and a son who lives life by the book are at the center of Fool’s Errand from Jeffrey S. Stephens, author of the popular Jordan Sandor series. Fool’s Errand is a humorously raucous, entertaining story that blends the surprises of a classic whodunnit with the roguish allure of a gangster saga to weave a clever, upbeat story about long buried family secrets, the complex relationship between a young man and his father, and an adventurous hunt for both hidden treasure and difficult truths.

The love between a father and a son can be both complicated and compelling, especially when the father is a charming rogue. “Blackie” Rinaldi had ties to the mob, and his only son has done all he can to avoid the pitfalls of his father’s chosen path. But when an enigmatic letter hinting at a cache of stolen money surfaces six years after Blackie’s untimely death, the younger Rinaldi is forced to confront his father’s colorful past.

An international treasure hunt ensues, andBlackie’s son follows a series of clues from the mean streets of New York to the Las Vegas Strip, and ultimately to the South of France. Along the way, he is confronted by dangerous mobsters, dishonest relatives, suspicious friends, a mysterious woman and the risks of a journey his father may or may not have planned for him.

With the ideal balance of humor and heart, adventure and romance, Fool’s Errand features compelling, relatable characters and a fast-paced narrative that will keep readers guessing as each new secret is revealed.

Author Jeffrey S. Stephens lives in Greenwich, Connecticut. He is also the author of the Jordan Sandor espionage thrillers, beginning with Targets of Deception and, most recently, Rogue Mission. He is also the author of the recent thriller, Crimes and Passion, the first in a planned series featuring Lieutenant Robbie Whyte.

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