Dirty Dad is a mystery novel set in 1985 about the wealthy Kempner family’s dirty dealings. After patriarch Jim Kempner, a Texas commercial real estate tycoon dies on vacation, oil slides to nine dollars a barrel and kills the family empire he’d built with his son, Mitch, putting thousands out of work. The situation worsens for Mitch and his employees when Jim’s will says that all assets will convert to cash and be put into a trust for his second wife, Laura, leaving Mitch with nothing. Slowly, the entire Kempner family begins to unravel underneath the weight of deceit and murder. Will Mitch, his older brother, and the women in their lives pull it together or lose everything?