Kat Makris was just a kid when her father spun wild and gruesome bedtime stories about Baboulas, the Greek boogeyman, a fearsome creature with a penchant for stealing gold and clashing with the gods.
Now Kat is twenty-eight, single, an only child halfway to orphaned, and her father's weirdo fairy tales lie crumpled at the bottom of her childhood closet, in the house where she still lives. But when her father is abducted by men with crooked noses, she discovers his old stories were true—true crime, that is. What does Kat know about crime? Nothing, that's what. Her only transgression, to date, is underage drinking. Even her driving record is pristine.
Her couch-to-cubicle existence shattered by his kidnapping--and the discovery of his secret and deadly past as a mobster for the Greek mafia--Kat is determined to find her father, even if it means forming an unholy and felonious alliance with Greece's boogeyman …