About the Book
Lorenzo's Legacy is a work of fiction. Most of the characters, incidents and dialogues are products of the author's imagination. Lucky Luciano was a real person and the world's number one mobster. It was true that he was serving a 30-50 year jail sentence when the USA government released him and exiled him for life to his homeland of Italy in 1946. History does not record that the Mafia's boss of bosses ever spawned a bastard son by the name of Lorenzo while in exile. If he had this is the legacy he might have left his unfortunate offspring.
It is a tale of gory gang murders, drug trafficking, brothel keeping, smuggling, bank heists and child abuse at an orphanage run by Franciscan monks. Lorenzo became a hoodlum just like the notorious father who disowned him - Lucky Luciano.
About the Author
John Davies spent 35 years of his life traveling to many parts of the world as a sportswriter with two of England's top newspapers, The Daily Express, and The Daily Mail.As an international freelance journalist since 1987 he spent many years researching the evil machinations of the Mafia. The novel Lorenzo's Legacy is the latest addition to his portfolio, which includes the football-orientated novel Golden Studs and a coffee-table 100-year history of Soccer, Moonstruck Parrots, including many personal anecdotes of his long career as a sportswriter. He served in the RAF during the Second World War.