poet is seduced into the bright lights of show-business and the dark, violent
world of the mob whilst risking the loss of his true love, his real friends, his
sanity, and his life.
“He was destined for success, marked
for death, out of his depth, in love, and on drugs. And it was only Wednesday...
SINKING JOE STONE."
“Sinking Joe Stone” is the story of Joe Stone, a
struggling poet and writer who, after a one-off journalistic assignment in a
prison, finds himself summoned to the cell of an infamous and notoriously silent
mob-boss, who wants Joe to write his life story…
Joe’s best friend, a
hard-nosed sports journalist, and his best friend’s quiet, literary sister
-- who is secretly in love with Joe -- are more aware of the potential
dangers inherent to this opportunity than is the starry-eyed writer, who jumps
at the chance of overnight fame, money and glamour, putting his life on the line
in the process.
As Joe sinks into sleaze and drug-addiction at the hands
of a manipulative lover and a calculating mobster, the mob itself attempts to
first discredit the writer, then kill him, as his one real friend and his one
true love fight to bring him back from the edge... before he goes under for