Harry Hunsicker is a novelist and former executive vice-president of the Mystery Writers of America. His work has been short-listed for both the Shamus and Thriller Awards. Hunsicker’s story “West of Nowhere,” originally published in Ellery Queen Mystery Magazine, was selected for inclusion in the anthology, THE BEST AMERICAN MYSTERY STORIES 2011. His fourth novel, THE CONTRACTORS, will be published in February 2014 by Thomas & Mercer.
Jon Cantrell is a DEA agent patrolling one of the busiest drug-hubs in the country: Dallas, Texas. When he and his partner confiscate the wrong shipment of drugs, they find themselves in possession of a star witness in an upcoming cartel trial that could destroy the largest criminal organization in the hemisphere.