Private detective Ray Irish descends into dark and twisted cases involving artists, narcotic pushers and users during the 1940s!A Ray Irish Occult Suspense Mystery!Brought in to investigate a fiendish killing, which leads to another, the hard-boiled detective tries to sort out the sinister motive. Paintings with eerie depictions of the murders hang near the bodies, and the police believe it's the work of a madman. They also suspect the involvement of his former flame, Samantha Carter.At the same time, Irish stumbles into another case. However, he can't stop the kidnapping of his new client and the loss of an unusual ring. Ray only knows that the mystery behind his missing client points to two wealthy cousins who've hired him to retrieve a ring. As the pressure from the two cases takes their toll, Ray rekindles his relationship with Samantha. She brings out buried emotions that are as difficult to manage as his business relationship with his mercenary partner, Cat Bennett. It doesn't help that nightmares and ghosts invade his sleep, reminding him of unfinished business. The atmosphere around Oyster City grows black with each passing day as Ray discovers his friends have similar uncanny dreams. The tarot cards of the Shadows foreshadow their evil presence as they continue bloody and violent rituals. While the citizens go about their daily lives, little do they understand that a dark period of history is about to return to a terrifying climax. The Ray Irish supernatural thrillers consist of characters who reflect the less-than-ideal social, moral, and ideological standards of pulp fiction suspense stories. These books include offensive language and innuendo used during the 1940s. The series contains graphic violence and/or sexual violence, suitable for adult readers only. It does not contain explicit sexual content.