Moonlight Gets Schooled
Unorthodox, outrageous and dangerous and yet lovable, Dick Moonlight has a rare ability to crack a case but not through ordinary means. Imagine his surprise when a knock on his door wakes him from a dream that gave him more than a smile, a man comes in and wants his services to supposedly find his missing wife. But, Marvin
Gamble instead of continuing on takes out his gun , points it at his head, and shoot’s himself dead. Why?
Reports it to APD Chief Homicide Detective Nick Miller who arrives at the scene, not at all shocked by the events and he learns Gamble was married to a woman who cheated on him with just about anyone, any age in order to satisfy her urges.
Investigating more about him and then uncovering information about Virginia his wife, we learn that she taught English at a local private boy’s high school. Catholic Brother’s Academy is where she supposedly or allegedly have sone extra curricular activities with some of the male students. Is this what caused her husband to blow his brains out?
Nick Miller wants Moonlight to find her and bring her in for questioning but of course that’s not going to be a simple task as Virginia was taken by her supposed mob and cartel boyfriend who’s into drugs, and who promises to kill everyone or anyone that she ever slept with.
Marvin was a real estate lawyer with a good -sized practice and Virginia we will learn was spoiled rotten. But, teaching was a passion wanting to write another but her other urges always won out. She got caught with one of the boys up in the press box on top of the football field bleachers and was suspended without pay caught by the football coach. Talking to people Moonlight learns more about her and decides to question the principal of the school and you won’t believe what he reveals. Andres Solimonca is the boyfriend and he’s notorious and deadly. But, what happens at the school and his altercation with a student makes you wonder if he’s going down for assault. The boys father gives tons to the school, the principal Mr. McGreary explains her actions, that if the boys his feelings about the spoiled kids and you have to read his final sentences you will or won’t be shocked.
Rescuing Virginia from the crack den, and ridding the world of the human gangbangers, he now has to find a safe place. Her reaction to the fact that Marvin blew his brains out was well read on the last senior page 65. After all, it’s an open investigation and I can’t reveal it all.
The hotel room was safe, Moonlight fell prey to her advances and wiles until shots were fired, bullets shattered the window and they had to leave but where did she go? Miller and Moonlight had thought but calling him to hear her confession to name names, was it to warn that what happened to Sean Sullivan might happen to others and Moonlight too? Where was she and will he find her again?
Talking to Miller they devised a plan and just how he finds her and what happens only author Vincent Zandri could create and help you picture the scene so graphically.
Things heat up and Moonlight needs a safer place to hide out with Virginia, his close friend Blood is more than just an answer or solution. Can she turn herself in without getting killed? What is the plan?
Tragedy strikes and suicide caused by the newscast about who were her partners and one more took his life. Popular in an instant, movie and book deals offered and lawyers willing to take her case for free, what will the outcome be but first Blood will fix their wounds, prepare a great meal and then decide what’s next?
A wild ride, guns, explosions, bodies falling whose? When identifying the body of her husband, her reaction will surprise you and the ending makes you wonder what her final fate or outcome will be. As sone dreams take you to another world and someone you leave behind might come back you don’t know when? Moonlight gets schooled but not in the traditional way with books, tests, pens, and pencils but in a hands-on, you might say unique way. Once again author Vincent Zandri takes Moonlight to higher levels and heights as he proves his smarts, his loyalties, and more to those that count. What’s next for Moonlight can’t wait to find out.
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