by Gabriel Valjan
February 1-28, 2021 Tour
Trouble comes in threes for Shane Cleary, a former police officer and now, a PI.
Arson. A Missing Person. A cold case.
Two of his clients whom he shouldn’t trust, he does, and the third, whom he should, he can’t.
Shane is up against crooked cops, a notorious slumlord and a mafia boss who want what they want, and then there’s the good guys who may or may not be what they seem.
Praise for Symphony Road:
"The second installment in this noir series takes us on a gritty journey through mid-seventies Boston, warts and all, and presents Shane Cleary with a complex arson case that proves to be much more than our PI expected. Peppered with the right mix of period detail and sharp, spare prose, Valjan proves he's the real deal." - Edwin Hill, Edgar finalist and author of Watch Her
"Ostracized former cop turned PI Shane Cleary navigates the mean streets of Boston’s seedy underbelly in Symphony Road. A brilliant follow up to Dirty Old Town, Valjan’s literary flair and dark humor are on full display." - Bruce Robert Coffin, award-winning author of the Detective Byron Mysteries
"A private eye mystery steeped in atmosphere and attitude." - Richie Narvaez, author of Noiryorican
Book Details:Genre: Crime fiction, Procedural, Noir, Historical FictionPublished by: Level Best BooksPublication Date: January 15, 2021Number of Pages: 232ISBN: 978-1-953789-07-5Series: Shane Cleary Mystery, #2
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Gabriel Valjan lives in Boston’s South End. He is the author of the Roma Series and Company Files (Winter Goose Publishing) and the Shane Cleary series (Level Best Books). His second Company File novel, The Naming Game, was a finalist for the Agatha Award for Best Historical Mystery and the Anthony Award for Best Paperback Original in 2020. Gabriel is a member of the Historical Novel Society, International Thriller Writer (ITW), and Sisters in Crime.
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