And Come Day's End

A Michael MacKaybees Mystery

by Gabriel F.W. Koch


Book Details

Lenny Oliver’s secrets ended his life—lies he dressed up in detailed and occasionally elaborate finery. But only the secret holder is fooled in the long run, as Lenny discovered in a dark alley in the Wall Street neighborhood.

2019 CIPA EVVY AWARD - Merit Award Mystery/Crime/Detective Fiction

Michael McKaybees is a private investigator working in New York’s five boroughs. He specializes in money crimes like insurance fraud, with the occasional cheating spouse (his partner’s favorite since she thinks all cheaters should be flogged in public). Now, however, he has been forced to expand his investigative work to include homicide.

Implicated in his best friend Lenny’s death, Michael finds himself entangled in a web carefully woven by someone who wants to destroy him—and there’s no doubt he’s up to his neck in shit. Then there’s his father, Marlowe Black, who has decided now is the right time to show up after an absence of more than three decades. Hell, Michael didn’t even know he was still alive. Marlowe’s reputation as a combat-hardened PI is well-known among the City’s criminal element, making him a hated man. And he, too, is a suspect in Lenny’s murder.

When McKaybees discovers the body of Lenny’s wife, Jill—Michael’s childhood sweetheart—hidden in his apartment, murder becomes seriously personal and the need for vengeance demanding.


About the Author

Gabriel F.W. Koch

Gabriel F.W. Koch is a 2004 winner of the L. Ron Hubbard Writers of the Future Award, a 2016 winner of the CIPA EVVY Award for Fiction/Science Fiction, Next Generation Indie Book Award Finalist Science Fiction, Next Generation Indie Book Award Finalist Mystery, a 2017 CIPA EVVY nominee, and a 2018 CIPA EVVY Merit Award Winner. Koch is the second-place winner of the Outskirts Press Best Book of the Year award, as well as an award-winning photographer.

Also by Gabriel F.W. Koch

Paradox Effect
Emma and the Dragon Tooth Sword
Beholden: A Marlowe Black Mystery
Death Leaves a Shadow
No Escaping the Storm
Get the Boy, Own the Future


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