Robert Rotenberg is one of Toronto’s top criminal lawyers and the author of several bestselling novels, including Old City Hall, The Guilty Plea, Stray Bullets, and Stranglehold. He lives in Toronto.
His latest thrilling crime novel, Heart of the City, follows homicide Detective Ari Greene as he discovers the bludgeoned body of Toronto’s most reviled developer behind his controversial new construction site.
Determined to leave his life as a cop behind him after a traumatic personal event found him on the wrong side of the law, Greene gets a job on a construction site for one of Toronto’s many new condos.
But when Greene stumbles upon the corpse of hated developer Livingston Fox, he is plunged back into the life he tried so hard to leave behind. As the body count rises, Greene is forced into a reluctant reconciliation with his former protégé, Daniel Kennicott. The pair must delve into the tight-knit world of downtown development, navigating tangled loyalties, unexpected corruption and family secrets, some of which are closer to home than Greene could have ever imagined.