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Sal Caetano is a happy man. He’s the brains behind a New Jersey Mafia family and he expects to be made the boss soon. But everything changes on the night his first grandchild is born and he hears a news report claiming that by the time she grows up climate change will have wrecked the world. For Sal this is unacceptable and he decides to use all of his Mafia skills to save the environment. Hey, how hard can it be? Pretty hard, it turns out. Turns out the mob doesn’t want to change. Neither do the politicians he talks to. Soon Sal is fighting for his life with rivals inside and outside his own family; not to mention the FBI which holds a grudge against him. And all he wants to do is save the world… GREENFELLAS is a comic crime novel with issues.
ROBERT LOPRESTI was raised in New Jersey, where the book is set. He is now an environmental science librarian in the Pacific Northwest. His fifty-plus short stories have won the Derringer Award (twice), as well as the Black Orchid Novella Award, and been nominated for the Anthony Award. He is also the author of SUCH A KILLING CRIME and SHANKS ON CRIME.