A loving husband and father, Jack Hanlon is enjoying his life in a cozy Chicago bungalow when, at the height of the Great Recession, his employer cheats him out of the payday of a lifetime. Buy Book Here
Betrayed and angry, he embarks on a quest for justice that will lead him to a world of sex and violence and may cost him everything he holds dear. Buy eBook Here
Simultaneously, widow Irene Kelly, is swindled of her life savings by a con man. Losing patience with the police and losing faith in her Faith, she too sets out in search of justice and blood.
They'll each find that the road to vengeance quite literally comes to a 'DEAD' end as they seek sanctuary In the Sanctity of Revenge.

“Schnoor keeps you on the edge of your seat with this story packed full of scandle, inner struggle, sex, and blood shed. This is a must read […]” ★★★★★ - Indie Author News

"... the book is a real page turner and thought-provoking... Although there is an excellent plot, the real strength in this book is the detailed character development and setting descriptions.  I felt like I knew every single one of the characters, even the minor players. These people could have been my friends or neighbors. The descriptions of their daily lives are vivid... Chicago comes alive here with a real feel for the local neighborhoods. You feel the icy cold on a winter's night, the walkability, the historic bungalows, the local shops...  4 out of 4 stars."​

Publication Date:
    Nov 28 2014
ISBN/EAN13: 0986297410 / 9780986297410
Page Count: 262

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About the Author

Brian Schnoor grew up on the north side of Chicago. Upon graduation from Southern Illinois University, the former catholic schoolboy, altar boy, and Eagle Scout, began a fourteen-year stint working for the infamous television talk show, the Jerry Springer Show.

What began as an internship led to several moves up the ladder at what TV Guide once decreed the "Worst Show in the History of Television", eventually landing him the position of Director of On-Air Promotions where he was able to put his story-telling and writing skills to use spinning an hour of talk TV into an exciting 30 seconds of car-crash-fascination-like visual temptation. For this he won the 2000 Promax Silver Award for Writing as well as the NBC/Universal Ovation Award.

During his tenure at the Springer Show, Brian had the opportunity to put his acting skills to use when he brought to television a character he'd created years before while studying the art of Improvisational Theater at the famed Second City Conservatory in Chicago. Brian's drunk, womanizing, hypocritical Reverend Shnorr became a favorite among the Springer show's faithful viewers. At one point, Reverend Shnorr t-shirts out sold the show's popular 'Security' shirts and the popularity of the character spurred NBC to distribute a Rev. Shnorr on-line video game. He appeared in over 150 episodes over a three-year period. Clips of his appearances have garnered over 600,000 unique views on YouTube. Reverend Shnorr fans spanned the globe across North America, Europe, Asia, and Australia.

His novel, In the Sanctity of Revenge, is a departure from his comedic roots, but incorporates Brian's intimate knowledge of Chicago, his Catholic school upbringing, and his ability to tell a compelling and thrilling story of anger, greed and betrayal.

He continues to live in the Chicagoland area with his wife and children.


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