Another investigative mystery thriller based on the authors 30
years as a crime and mob investigator.
Figoni- keeps it REAL!
AND THE VINE DRIPPED BLOOD
Tony is a tenacious investigator who brings the
case together like a 4000 piece jigsaw puzzle -
slow and methodical until the picture reveals the
" With his engaging style Mel Figoni shares thirty years as
an investigator in allegorical cases based on fact.
"I couldn't put it down- I read it in 72 hours- can't wait for the
next book."... T. S.
The historical and geographical correctness made me feel
I was right in the middle of the story."... M.V
"Vince had a smug grin on his face as he glanced at his image in
the bathroom mirror. He saw a handsome, middle-aged man
whose charm, looks, and mannerisms, still turned the heads of most
women. His impeccable wardrobe was larger than most women in
Santa Rosa. His gold tooth flashed brightly from its reflection in the
mirror. His tooth was his trademark.
He fled Chicago when his mafia bosses fingered him for a
couple of unauthorized “rub outs,” and some missing mob
property. Even his long-term association with the infamous Al
Capone could not square this beef. After all, he was only a middle
From the first paragraph Mel hooks the reader to want more....
And more... And more. The books are fictional but the basis of his
stories are from his cases as an investigator- a real "gum-shoe"-
keeping it REAL.