In 1952, after a year on the run, disgraced Chicago Police
Officer Elliot Caprice wakes up in a jailhouse in St. Louis.
His friends from his hometown secure his release and he
returns to find the family farm in foreclosure and the man
who raised him dying in a flophouse. Desperate for money, he
accepts a straight job as a process server and eventually
crosses paths with a powerful family from Chicago’s North
Shore. A captain of industry is dead, the key to his estate
disappeared with the chauffeur, and soon Elliot is in up to
The mixed-race son of Illinois farm country must return to
the Windy City with the Chicago Police on his heels and the
Syndicate at his throat. Good thing he’s had a lifetime of
playing both sides to the middle.