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Rick O’Neil, finds himself fighting two wars, Vietnam, and his own private war. While on deployment to Vietnam, Rick along with two friends become involved with Tony Marchesi a streetwise punk from Brooklyn. After witnessing Tony murder a Vietnamese the men, concerned that reporting the killing would jeopardize their chances of returning home, take a vow promising to never tell anyone of the murder.
Forty years later, Marchesi has built a legitimate business using monies gain from a life of crime and is busy planning his son’s run for Congress. Jimmy who has worked for Marchesi since returning from Vietnam commits suicide. But before he dies he sends his sister information detailing Marchesi’s criminal activities telling her to send them to Rick upon his death.
Rick’s carefully constructed life comes crashing down when he receives the information. Rick must decide if he wants to tear open old war wounds and face his demons or keep silent. With the help of his friends, he wrestles with his conscience all the while trying to stay one step ahead of Marchesi and his hired gun.
Drawing on his own Vietnam experiences author Pete Turner crafts a novel dealing with one man’s conflicting emotions and the high cost of war.
Da Nang Damned! is the first in a series of books about Rick O'Neil & Ted Troutman. Death Is Never Pretty is due out Spring of 2018.