Tag: Noir

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 Finalist 2016 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 […]

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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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Missing Mona: A Tommy Cuda Mystery

Missing Mona: A Tommy Cuda Mystery

| September 3, 2016

Foreword Reviews 2015 INDIEFAB Book of the Year Awards Finalist 2016 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 […]

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Missing Mona: A Tommy Cuda Mystery

Missing Mona: A Tommy Cuda Mystery

| June 10, 2016

Tommy has boomeranged back to his parents residence and a dead-end job after too many years in college. As he looks squarely at his next decade of life his smartphone convinces him the time is ripe for a change. A gift from his grandfather provides the means, so he embarks on the path of blues […]

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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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Missing Mona: A Tommy Cuda Mystery

Missing Mona: A Tommy Cuda Mystery

| March 19, 2016

Missing Mona is a Kirkus Featured Review, February 2016 “Klingler presents his craftiest yarn to date, summoning the pulpyspirits of Raymond Chandler and Dashiell Hammett. The setting of Chicago rattles from the page in lines such as, ‘The buildings held noise andexhaust fumes around me like a torture chamber.’” –Kirkus Reviews Tommy has boomeranged back […]

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