Mad Dog House by Mark Rubinstein
Can people change? That’s the central theme of this gritty, debut novel by author Mark Rubinstein, a longtime psychiatrist and Cornell University professor.
Mad Dog House follows Roddy Dolan, a suburban surgeon who thinks he’s left behind a past—one that nearly landed him in jail at 17.
But when Dolan agrees to invest in a Manhattan restaurant with his childhood “blood brother,” events spin out of control, threatening the new lives they’ve built–and their families.
Struggling with a monster he thought he’d buried, Roddy must make momentous choices, and none are good. But he has a daring plan…