Mitch Engel’s “The Senators’ Suitcase.” Intriguing and satirical, this thought-provoking book is about Senator Beth Davenport, a revered statesperson with a spotless reputation. As the nation mourns her passing, Troy, her son, finds a suitcase among her belongings. Curious, he opens it and finds millions of dollars in cash. He now questions whether his mother was just another dirty politician. He wants answers as he tries to reconcile her public persona with her private one. The Senator’s Suitcase weaves contemporary themes with timeless values and an unexpected conclusion.
Mitch Engel’s “Crimes of Arrogance.” Webster Tremont, the son of a prominent billionaire, shuns his trust funds, wanting to be out of his father’s shadow. After a career as a cop, Webb becomes a successful writer of true crime cases, which are turned into a TV series. But when weekly, prank copycat crimes turn into serious felonies, Webb and the FBI get involved. Have they been manipulated by a dangerous sociopath? Webb uncovers family secrets and learns that wealth and pedigree are no protection against a criminal mastermind.