John Mercer is a tough NY cop whose life has been frequently dogged by tragedy. His partners, Ray Freedman and Lisa Barrett, are helping him come to terms with the losses he has endured and provide support at work. The Carnello gang is a prominent gangland outfit, but someone is targeting them. Bodies soon start appearing, members of the gang are being killed execution style, and there is no evidence to lead the police, or indeed the remaining members of the gang, to the lone figure that is picking them off. Then it gets personal. The girlfriend of a leading gangster goes missing in horrifying circumstances and time is running out for those who are trying to find her.
The Figure is filled with humor, gripping violence and a story that will keep you guessing until the final page. Action-packed and tells a tale of police corruption, underground criminals and raw human emotions that makes you want to read on.