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Black Sands and Tan Lines

In the latest installment of the gripping Black Love detective series, we find our protagonist, the seasoned investigator Black, embroiled in a case that takes him on a perilous journey through the murky underworld of gun smuggling and personal vendettas.


Dieufel Augustin, a retired military veteran with a troubled past, seeks out Black's expertise in a desperate attempt to locate his missing nephew, Josué Etienne. What initially appears to be a straightforward missing persons case soon spirals into a complex web of deception and danger.


Josué, suspected of involvement in illegal gun trafficking and wanted by Homeland Security for questioning, proves to be a elusive target. As Black delves deeper into the investigation, he finds himself crossing paths with Investigative Operations Specialists Amanda Reeves and her partner Kervens Jean-Baptiste, who are pursuing Josué for reasons of their own.

Set against the backdrop of the Rogers Park-Evanston-Skokie area, Black must navigate through a labyrinth of shady characters and dangerous alliances, forming new allies and making deadly enemies along the way. With each step closer to uncovering Josué's whereabouts, Black realizes that the stakes are higher than he ever imagined.


Determined to ensure Josué's safe return and ensure he receives fair treatment from the authorities, Black confronts his own demons and wrestles with his moral compass. But as the truth behind Josué's disappearance begins to emerge, Black is faced with a harrowing realization: bringing him home may come at a price he's not prepared to pay.


In "Black Sands and Tan Lines," readers are taken on a thrilling ride through the gritty underbelly of crime and corruption, where loyalty is tested and justice hangs in the balance. Will Black succeed in his mission, or will he become another casualty in a dangerous game of cat and mouse?

Black Sands and Tan Lines

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