Growing up in the tender bosom of the Atlantic City mob has left its mark on Anthony Russo. All he wants is to be legitbut the Mafia is in his blood. Trapped in the middle of twin revenge killingsand involved in an affair with a beautiful mud wrestlerAnthony finally sees an opportunity to escape into the professional boxing game. But sometimes the lawful world can be as corrupt and dangerous as the unlawful one. And someone else's murder may be the only way to prevent your own.
"Powerful... honest... Darkly funny."
Washington Post Book World
"A razor sharp, frequently hilarious trip into gangster life."
"Dig it. Casino Moon is a terrific crime novel. This book has it all: milieu, a terrific plot, characters so rich they reach out and grab you... Peter Blauner is a brilliant young writer... Read this bookit'll hang you out to dry."
"It's not just good. It's great."
Time Out (London)