The Pain Game – A Sam Laska Crime Thriller
Unemployed and living on Florida's gulf coast with his father, disgraced Chicago Police Detective Sam Laska discovers a frightening conspiracy when he agrees to investigate the strange death of a friend's grandson.
The problem is, the local police don't believe him. His probe leads down a dangerous path involving drug dealers, hired killers, political puppet masters, a dour police detective, and an enticing Medical Examiner's Assistant.
He slowly learns how deep the dark waters are. When the investigation threatens the safety of those closest to him Sam's volatile temper begins to erupt. Will it help save those closest to him or destroy them all?
About Richard Rybicki (Tampa Bay, Florida Author)
Born and raised in Chicago, Richard Rybicki retired after 29 years with the Chicago Police Department and moved to the gulf coast of Florida. Soon afterward his first book, The Pain Game, was published and introduced the character of Sam Laska, a disgraced former Chicago Police detective. He continues the adventures of Sam in the second installment of the Laska Crime Thriller series in his current work, Where the Road Leads.
He and his wife still live near Sarasota and the crystal sands of Siesta Key.