Beware the Solitary Drinker
Poisoned Pen Oct 2002, 24.95, 248 p.
On the Upper West Side of Broadway, there is a bar called Oscar's and the night bartender, forty-year-old Brian McNulty is familiar to the regulars who drink there every night. One night Angelina shows up, a beautiful, vibrant and enchanting young woman. She is a bit promiscuous but even when she stays in Brian's apartment, she doesn't sleep with him.
One day she comes in throwing money ar... What Goes Around Comes Around
St. Martin's, Feb 2005, 23.95, 304 pp.
Brian McNulty is a bartender at Manhattan's Midtown Sheraton when an old friend Big John Wolinsky, a regional Sheraton manager, arrives in town ostensibly to fire his crony. The third member of the “three musketeers” Greg Phillips arrives at the bar. Greg is surprised to learn Brian works there, but says nothing further except he sounds in trouble. Big John says he has no plans to give th...