Odyssey’s End

Odyssey’s End

Rick Cahill #10

Nominated for a Lefty Award for Best Mystery Novel

Brain disease worsening, Rick Cahill risks everything—even his life—to provide for his fractured family’s future.

San Diego private investigator Rick Cahill’s past comes back to haunt him when he’s at his most vulnerable. His wife, Leah, has fled with their daughter, Krista, to her parents’ home in Santa Barbara. She fears Rick’s violent outbursts brought on by his potentially fatal brain disorder, CTE—and she doesn’t trust that he’ll ever be able to tame his manic desire to bring his own brand of justice to an unjust world.

Rick desperately wants to reunite his family and help provide for Krista’s future—one he fears he won’t be alive to see. A jumpstart toward that future appears in the form of Peter Stone, Rick’s longtime enemy. Stone offers Rick $50,000 to find a woman he claims can save his life with a kidney transplant. Rick can’t pass up the chance to buttress Krista’s future.

When what seems like a simple missing person case spirals out of control into cryptocurrency machinations, dead bodies, and an outgunned faceoff, Rick is forced to battle evil from his past. Can he stay alive long enough to see his family one last time?


“Coyle’s riveting 10th thriller… [He] cleverly connects his plot threads, packing in a few strong surprises, but his real triumph is in wringing pathos from Cahill’s plight.”
Publishers Weekly
“Author Matt Coyle gives another smart, tightly-written, faster-than-a-speeding bullet tale of lust, danger and greed.”
—Joe Ide, best-selling author
“Matt Coyle is the best contemporary writer continuing the lone P.I. tradition.”
—Naomi Hirahara, Mary Higgins Clark Award-winning author

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