Tag: Noir

Missing, a Frank Renzi crime thriller

Missing, a Frank Renzi crime thriller

| May 11, 2017

KIDNAPPING … MURDER … REVENGEDonna and Hunter Gates appear to be the perfect power couple. He’s a wealthy city councilman. She’s a popular news anchor for a local TV station. One night when Hunter comes home, Donna and their two small children are gone. He asks NOPD Detective Frank Renzi to find them. Renzi uncovers […]

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Deadly Sins

Deadly Sins

| April 12, 2017

How far would you go to escape from your sins? Angela Balanescu watches as those around her fall victim to their own sins. Her father is an organized crime boss who feeds on power, solely focused on how he can gain more territory. Hating the violence adopted by her family, and feeling powerless to help […]

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Le Chat Noir: Crooked World

Le Chat Noir: Crooked World

| April 8, 2017

Le Chat Noir—that’s French for ‘The Black Cat,’ and nickname of hardboiled Detective Wes Noyer. This cynical P.I. is also literally a black cat… Wes Noyer INC., Noyer’s private investigator office founded after his leaving from the police force, is in the business of solving mysteries and a new one has just fallen in his […]

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Missing Mona: A Tommy Cuda Mystery

Missing Mona: A Tommy Cuda Mystery

| December 28, 2016

Foreword Reviews 2015 INDIEFAB Book of the Year Awards Finalist2016 New York Book Festival – Runner Up “Klingler presents his craftiest yarn to date, summoning the pulpy spirits of Raymond Chandler and Dashiell Hammett. The setting of Chicago rattles from the page in lines such as, ‘The buildings held noise and exhaust fumes around me […]

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Desolation Run

Desolation Run

| October 17, 2016

70-something Oreny “Big” Johnson has a problem. Actually, he has two. Or maybe three. The first is that he’ll be dead from cancer, less than a year, which doesn’t particularly concern him: “The things I’ve been through, dying is just one more page in a long bad book.” But spending his last living days, taking […]

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Natalie’s Art

Natalie’s Art

| September 22, 2016

Art heists, murder and revenge. Paintings worth $500 million stolen from Boston’s Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum in 1990 have never been recovered. Now a ruthless art thief wants Natalie to steal several more. After the heist he intends to kill her. Not only that, NOPD Homicide Detective Frank Renzi is hot on her trail. Will […]

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American Warrior

American Warrior

| June 6, 2016

The year is 1961. America has a new president, named John F. Kennedy, and a new era the newspapers are calling the Dawn of Camelot. But for ten-year-old Paul Brett, dealing with an abusive father and the immigrant gangs roaming his slum neighborhood of China Slough, America is only a small, dead-end place he is […]

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The Gingerbread House

The Gingerbread House

| May 13, 2016

Thomas Lyndon, an unknown artist, wakes to his usual ritualistic routine on the morning of his first one man show, unaware that his life is about to change forever. He is concerned when Katherine, his girlfriend, doesn’t turn up to the show’s opening party as they had both been looking forward to it for some […]

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STATELINE

STATELINE

| February 12, 2016

Cancel the wedding–the groom is dead. When a tycoon’s son is murdered the night before his wedding, the enraged and grief-stricken father offers private detective Dan Reno (that’s Reno, as in no problemo), a life-changing bounty to find the killer. Reno, nearly broke, figures he’s finally landed in the right place at the right time. […]

Better To Give Than Deceive

Better To Give Than Deceive

| October 13, 2015

When you lose your share of $2.4 million, do you walk away, or settle the score? After a successful heist, three grifters stop overnight in a small town off the beaten path when their leader Frank is arrested and their $2.4 million score disappears. Believing there is no honor among thieves, Frank is reluctant to […]

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