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The Manipulated

A show business prodigy has been shot dead. Though no one—except perhaps the man’s father—will mourn him, his demise puts Joe Portugal in debt to a shadowy presence whose sway extends deep into Southern California industry, government, and law enforcement. And suddenly Joe begins to suspect that everyone he knows—his protégé, stunning television star Ronnie McKenzie; his new wife, Gina; and most disturbing of all, his prison vet father—is part of that clandestine coterie known as “the manipulated.”

The Manipulated returns in an all-new edition from Down & Out Books, which also brought back One Last Hit earlier this year. Coming in 2019 from Down & Out: Bad Developments, the long-awaited fifth Joe Portugal novel.

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