New PDF release: A Negro and an Ofay (The Tales of Elliot Caprice Book 1)

By Danny Gardner

ISBN-10: 1943402671

ISBN-13: 9781943402670

In 1952, after a yr at the run, disgraced Chicago Police Officer Elliot Caprice wakes up in a jailhouse in St. Louis. His associates from his homeland safe his free up and he returns to discover the relations farm in foreclosures and the fellow who raised him demise in a flophouse. determined for funds, he accepts a immediately activity as a strategy server and finally crosses paths with a strong kinfolk from Chicago’s North Shore. A captain of is lifeless, the major to his property disappeared with the chauffeur, and shortly Elliot is in as much as his neck. The mixed-race son of Illinois farm nation needs to go back to the Windy urban with the Chicago Police on his heels and the Syndicate at his throat.

Good factor he’s had a life of taking part in each side to the middle.

Praise for A Negro and an Ofay…

“Fans of Walter Mosley and George Pelecanos are going to consume Danny Gardner’s fabulous new e-book. A Negro and an Ofay breathes intriguing new lifestyles into noir fiction.” —Jonathan Maberry, the recent York instances bestselling author.

“Elliot Caprice is an excellent personality together with his personal Midwestern territory and Danny Gardner tells his tales with type and cunning.” —Peter Blauner, the hot York occasions bestselling writer and co-Executive manufacturer of CBS’s Blue Bloods.

“Danny Gardner’s masterful debut engenders echoes of the greats. I had the impact I had in some way stumbled throughout a formerly undiscovered paintings of Chester Himes, or Jim Thompson, or Walter Mosley―or all 3 magically rolled into one.”―David Corbett, prize-winning writer of The Mercy of the Night

“Immersive, poignant and totally captivating. Written from the center of America’s nice racial divide, it’s satirical, cool and irrevocably sincere; imbued with an inherent the Aristocracy that opponents any modern-day hero.” —Tom Avitabile, bestselling writer of supply Us This Day.

“A Negro and an Ofay is a great, crisp, traditionally actual, and unapologetically racial narrative that signs the coming of a robust, worthy voice in crime fiction. this can be the simplest debut you’ll learn in an extended time.” —Gabino Iglesias, writer of 0 Saints.

“Hard-boiled don’t get a lot tougher than this. Danny Gardner hits all of the correct notes, yet with sufficient swagger and voice to make it thoroughly his personal. Elliot Caprice is a lovely personality, caught among worlds—black and white, solid and bad—and i actually desire to work out extra of him.” —Rob W. Hart, writer of South Village.

“One of the simplest instruments Gardner has in his toolbox…is his feel of humanity.” —Scott Waldyn, Literary Orphans magazine.

“…it manages to be shrewdpermanent, historic, and approximately identity/racial matters whereas preserving the entire leisure price that pulpy thrillers carry to the desk. this can be a publication with a gently crafted plot that touches on loads of concerns that have been as correct six a long time in the past as they're now.” —Out of the Gutter Review.

“This is a gorgeous debut! a strong blend of fantastic storytelling and a wide ranging grab of conversation subtext that strongly reminds of Mamet. Gardner is destined to turn into an enormous identify during this writing game.” —Les Edgerton, writer of the true, Imitation, Plastic Kidnapping.

“Elliot Caprice is a bother magnet and that makes for an excellent character.” —Simon wooden, writer of the person who acquired Away.

“Plenty of hardboiled patter and a dense plot with an outstanding feel of position and lovely dialogue.” —Eric Beetner, writer of Rumrunners.

“A Negro and an Ofay forces us to appear into the brutal reflect of our earlier within the wish we would comprehend our destiny. along with his sharp as a whip crack writing, Gardner may switch the realm” —Paul Bishop, writer of Lie Catchers.

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