The Arrangement by M. Ravenel

“A gritty, hard-boiled mystery featuring a tough, snarky, female private eye from 1970s New York City.”

Another case has fallen onto the desk of Tootsie Carter; a female detective armed with a snubnosed Colt .38, unmatchable wit, and a pocketful of Tootsie Rolls.

New York City, 1975

A missing wife. The seedy underbelly of the boxing world. Lace your gloves and ring the bell, PI Tootsie Carter is on the case.

When a desperate man stumbles into her office, pleading for help locating his wife, Tootsie launches into the investigation.

Following the clues, she uncovers a boxing racketeer with a deadly agenda.

Can Tootsie deliver the one-two punch that brings the woman home safe? Or will more bodies fall to the mats?

“This detective thriller has a dynamic first-person heroine and a distinct 1970s New York City setting that will seep into your mind and keep you engaged.” ~ Virge B., Proofreader, Red Adept Editing

“Tough and clever Tootsie is a PI who loves Dick Tracy. When the case of a missing woman connected to a boxing champ leads to the rough parts of town, Tootsie pulls out all the stops to find her before it’s too late.” ~ Stefanie B., Line Editor, Red Adept Editing