Philadelphia Private Investigator Phil Allman explores the suspicious
suicide of a man whose life uncomfortably mirrors his own, leading him
to examine the value of his own existence.
Each of us, I suppose, has had
a ‘to be or not to be’
moment. We wonder, during those dark minutes, if maintaining our
existence is worth all the pain and effort. Happily, most of us shrug
off such thoughts and plod along, hoping for brighter times down the
Lisa Phillips was a lighted match at an
arsonists’ convention. Her long, glowing hair blazed crimson like the
heart of a flame. Her resplendent, feline face burned white hot; her
smoldering eyes shone smoky-blue. And the tight, shimmering fire-gold
dress that she wore on the afternoon fifteen years ago, giving me my
first major P.I. case, showed off what warm, curvy young women have
been showing off to susceptible men since the beginning of time.
And I was a susceptible man.
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