Who is Gloria
Morris? Gloria is a scholarly, vehement, and hard-boiled private detective, a
force of nature who doesn’t suffer fools. The powers that be respect her, while
many of them fear her. Humane or fierce but always in control, Gloria champions
the innocent while dishing out harsh justice to the guilty. She’s also a
lover—loving with a love that is more than love—and her inamorata understands
her swagger and quest for justice.
“With firmness in the right, as God gives us
to see the right…”
but a dark city! Gloria Morris must locate the runaway heiress to an industrial
empire, a volatile young woman who is happy being on the lam in San Francisco,
free of her family’s dark secrets and business responsibilities. She feels she
can protect herself, and perhaps she can, but people connected to her are dying
and someone is pulling the strings. Gloria navigates through the streets and
denizens of The City, dealing with gutter punks, musicians, businesspeople, and
the sexually audacious. Narcissistic lawyers, underground doctors, and hired
killers enter the fray, and Gloria deals with them as only she can.
the runaway has a soft spot she was flabbergasted to discover in herself. How
will it change her life, and will Gloria back her up?