When an African-American spy leaves his government agency for a lucrative career in corporate espionage, the promise of wealth is interrupted by the realities of race, greed, and murder.
Marlon “Mars” Carter has everything under control: his job as a spy for hire; his life of affluence; and his path toward a future where only his rules apply. But when his most important client asks him to investigate the death of a high-profile executive, Carter’s carefully orchestrated career begins to crumble, and he finds himself immersed in a dangerous conspiracy.
As Carter’s investigation continues, a rising death toll reveals secrets that threaten the very core of the city’s elite, placing Carter himself in the crosshairs of the police and the power brokers who control them. To make it out alive, Carter will not only have to find a murderer—he’ll have to come to terms with a culture that has corrupted everything, including himself.
THE DEEP END OF PARADISE is a modern American thriller that speaks to the societal rage and discord of our times. As the mystery unfolds, Mars Carter journeys deeper into an opulent world, only to find fresh horrors at every turn. Drawn to a woman he can’t have and stalked by a past he can’t outrun, Carter is forced to search for a killer while trying to evade the grasp of a hidden enemy.