As the advertising director of Nutty Nathan's, Nick Stefas kws all the tricks of the electronics business. Blow-out sales and shady deals were his life. When one of the stockboys disappears, it's t news: just ather metalhead who went off chasing some dream of big money and easy living. But the kid reminded Nick of himself twelve years ago: an angry punk hooked on speed metal and the fast life. So when the boy's grandfather begs Nick to find the kid, Nick says he'll try. A Firing Offense, Nick Stefas' debut, shows why, as Barry Gifford puts it, To miss out on Pelecas would be criminal.
George Pelecanos is the author of several highly praised and bestselling novels, including The Cut, What It Was, The Way Home, The Turnaround, and The Night Gardener. He is also an independent-film producer, an essayist, and the recipient of numerous international writing awards. He was a producer and Emmy-nominated writer for The Wire and currently writes for the acclaimed HBO series Treme. He lives in Maryland.