Boston 1926. Joe Coughlin the son of an eminent city police captain is not following in the footsteps of his father. It began with petty thefts but has already made the leap to crimes of greater scope. His ascendant career in the world of gangsters in full Prohibition will take him from Boston of the Jazz Age to the Latin Quarter of Tampa and the streets of Cuba. And in his path will cross a woman, Emma Gould who will change his life forever.