I'm enjoying Shoveling the Tide. As I've said in the past, you have a gift for dialogue. I hope this book does very well for you.Larry
I just finished the book and enjoyed it. My son and my father-in-law are fighting over who gets it next...Mr. P.G.
I told her I never did such a thing nor had I heard of it until you mentioned it in your book, she them reminded me I was the parochial high school nerd in the family.Mrs. R. P.
WOW ! I was surprised allot. Shocked. Amazed. I loved it and a very easy read. Can't wait for the next one...Mrs. J. C.
I'm telling you I really love reading your book!!!C. G.
Ernie, I had a fun time reading "Street Business"... You may not know this but we referred to you as "dirty Ernie". Ya, it was a pet name and not meant negatively but we were keep'n an eye on you, we were there to help you if you needed it.B.C.
I just finished your book Ernie and it was very good, it was hard to put down and well written. I really enjoyed it and look forward to your next book.R.P.
Meet Detective Ernie Lijoi Sr. as he maneuvers through the Streets of our Cities in deep cover capacity under the guise of Eddie Pannoni who deals with Mafia figures to recover millions of dollars in stolen bonds. Then, while forced to shoot and kill a rapist, is shot and stabbed. The time he was shot at by fellow police officers, leads a high speed chase through three states, and helps to seize millions of dollars worth of drugs and weapons, and much more.
Read about the transformation of Det. Ernie Lijoi Sr. a transit Police Officer in Boston, Massachusetts to Eddie Pannoni (DCI) Deep Cover Investigator for the City of Quincy, Massachusetts. Read about his work with local, Federal and State Agencies, as he tries to keep his family safe and the public free.
What was his method? To roam the streets as Eddie Pannoni, a drug dealer, working and dealing with the dreadful undercurrent that springs from a world of illegal and despicable behavior in the underworld.
Brooklyn raised and street tough, Lijoi takes on a new identity as Eddie Pannoni and hits the pool halls, the bars and the clubs in Massachusetts, working his way up the chain of dealers and suppliers until he breaks up a major New England drug operations, catches rapists, saves the lives of many and arrests murderers..
His secret life on the streets takes its toll on his family. His wife is at the breaking point as she witnesses the change in her New York boy, who must live that life twenty four hours a day, even as he recovers from the deadly wounds inflicted upon him.
At home, he is Ernie Lijoi Sr., husband and father. On the streets, he is Eddie Pannoni, the drug dealer and gun runner from New York, always looking for drugs and guns.
Dealers, users, gun runners, contact him day and night; people who want something from him or want to sell him something. His list of names grows, until the day the trap is sprung.
Both federal and local police raid dozens of homes and businesses in some of the most dramatic and widespread busts in the history of New England.
His books are based on a real detective and real events. Read all of the books written by Ernie Lijoi Sr., published by Comfort Publishing of North Carolina.
Some of the books are, "Street Business", "Shoveling the Tide", "Chasing Snow" published by Comfort Publishing of North Carolina. The following books are coming soon; "Destructive Obsession", "Myth or Meth" and "The Cash Mule".