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About Daniel

As a 32-year veteran of Procter & Gamble, Daniel Harris spent the majority of his career calling on Food Industry customers. With his experience in the industry and a passion for action and suspense, he's delivered multiple novels of intrigue. He was born in Boston just before Pearl Harbor and spent his summers on Cape Cod working at his grandmother's restaurant. Daniel was an outstanding athlete and a hard-working student who earned a four-year scholarship to the University of Virginia where he majored in English. After being recruited by Procter& Gamble working multiple management roles, he used his knowledge of the industry to bring a fictional series of family, power, and money providing tension-crackling suspense. Daniel is now retired and lives on the South Shore of Boston with his wife of 40-plus years, Joy. In addition to Dan's three novels: Blood Feud (2012), Capital Crimes (2001) Goodbye Dearie (1999) two of his short stories have been published: "The Closer", Alembic, Providence College Literary Magazine, 2012. " The Cowboy", Folly Magazine, December 2011.

The Sequel

The philandering CEO of Food Basket, an 80-store chain headquartered in Providence, is murdered in the living room of his tiny East Side estate. Enter Russell Riley. He is offered the CEO job at Food Basket and accepts it. Russell discovers that financial transparency and accountability are replaced by financial malfeasance and corruption. Murder, money laundering, intrigue, betrayal and greed snare even Riley as he becomes a person of interest to police Captain Alan Cummings and Assistant D.A. Donna Mitchner, whom we root for to ensnare the shadowy, shrewd career criminals. Buckle up and climb aboard for Russell Riley's ride of a lifetime in the sequel to Blood Feud, Checked out!

Read The Book That Started It All

This is a simple story. It begins with an immigrant grocer selling vegetables from a pushcart and ends in a court case with two billion dollars at risk. Two brothers, sons of the founder, inherit equal shares of a burgeoning food chain. One dies, and his widow, suspecting that she is being short-changed from profits earned, sues to recover. Now it becomes complicated. The author, an insider with over thirty years working in the food industry, spins a yarn of a twisting, turning labyrinth that features a love tryst, intrigue, betrayal, and greed. The characters and dialogue are real, authentic, and they draw you from the printed page into the middle of this fast-moving action. Russell Riley is the highest-ranking non-family member of this company and it's his job to protect and grow the business while the two families duke it out in court. But even he can't stay entirely above the fray because he owns stock that could provide the swing vote for control. If you are in the mood for an insider's take on a nasty and vitriolic family food fight that ended in a celebrated court case, Blood Feud is it!

What Readers Are Saying

"... Harris amps up the messy courtroom antics in Blood Feuds' fiery, scandalous, and conclusion. With an economy of words, Harris's novel doesn't skimp on action, subtle romance, or satisfying suspense."

- Kirkus Reviews

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"... I was truly entertained while learning a lot about the food industry. This could be about any family business and the ongoing problems they face. I now have a whole new perspective each time I enter my local supermarket. A really good read."

- Mary Pollock

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"You actually believe all the characters, and although it has some "soap opera" aspects to it, it enthralled me enough to finish the last half in one sitting. Very few books accomplish that."

-  M.P. Andonee

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"Great writing ... kept me on the edge of my seat throughout. I would recommend this book to anyone in the retail business."

- Chuck

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"I truly enjoyed this "fictional" supermarket feud especially in light of the Market Basket situation."

- Cynthia R. Stone

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"This is a fascinating story. The characters are well drawn out and the story line makes you want to keep turning the pages. It is a very believable scenario and you become involved with and sympathize with these characters."

- Doc B

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