By Joseph J. Gabriele

"NOT when you consider that DASHIELL HAMMETT'S MALTESE FALCON HAS AN item OF hope triggered rather a lot TROUBLE!"—Craigie Zildjian

In a beguiling story of deception and homicide, wish and robbery, seduction and betrayal—where not anything is what it sounds as if to be—a guy is murdered and an iconic musical device is stolen in the course of a meeting at Eliot Sexton’s Park street house. The stolen item—an item of hope worshipped via millions—is the foremost to fixing the crime, or so the detective introduced in to enquire believes. The homicide, notwithstanding, isn't really approximately as trouble-free because it seems—nor is the theft.

Though the island of long island provides no scarcity of suspects—many of them able to killing to fulfill their appetites—Eliot, a tender fiscal historian and author, quickly turns into the major suspect. As he attracts towards the reality in the back of the robbery and homicide, he additionally turns into the killer’s subsequent target.

Irreverent, provocative, and completely unpredictable, Dangerous Illusions is a weeklong polyrhythmic trip into modern manhattan that would hold readers guessing correct as much as its exciting conclusion.

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“Like the entire top crime fiction, this can be approximately a lot more than a homicide; it’s in regards to the global we are living in now.”—Barbara Dey, ALA Librarian

“Joseph J. Gabriele debuts as an writer with a literate, refined and mesmerizing secret novel Dangerous Illusions.”—Grady Harp, Vine Voice

“This could be the most effective additions to the crime drama or mystery noir style in lots of years. there's a cause the studies were so sparkling approximately this e-book; it has every little thing from wealthy personality improvement to white-knuckle moments of anxiety. What a perfectly addictive book.”—Veritas Vincit

“A fantastically written secret packed with suspense and intrigue. . . . a unprecedented gem in a style the place it truly is guaranteed to stand out.”—Lizzie Andrews

“If you get pleasure from examining crime fiction, you can be stuck within the net of this novel like a masochistic fly.”—Paul Woodland

“Sleek and fashionable. . . . Dangerous Illusions is noir at its best.”—Artimatic

“This novel by means of Joseph Gabriele is a masterful first paintings, written in an excellent, descriptive variety, which by no means loses the reader's recognition. . . . I completely suggest Dangerous Illusions to all those that take pleasure in a superb thriller.”—H.Y. Taylor

“A attention-grabbing learn choked with bright and interesting characters. . . .”—Cassandra Greenfield

Dangerous Illusions is writer Joseph J. Gabriele's first paintings of fiction, notwithstanding you may by no means inform. His event at a couple of top ny alternate publishers has sincerely paid off during this really well-written, exciting and precise murder-mystery mystery. . . . certainly recommended.”—Thalia

“On an educational point, this publication is written nearly to a degree of perfection that may be in comparison with the greats in mystery writing. Gabriele has crafted a narrative that's clever, creative, and noteworthy. it really is e-book i am absolute to re-read.”—Kirstein Howell, Vine Voice

“Seductive and Compelling . . . . Dangerous Illusions, the 1st novel through Joseph J. Gabriele, has a sensuous seductive pull that attracts you into the tale, slowly narrowing the attention-grabbing forged of characters and suspects till you discover you’re furiously examining the previous couple of pages to determine who and why. . . . this tale will take you on a trip you won’t are looking to miss.”—Donna Thompson

“A top-notch homicide secret. . . . the tale is severe, desirable and believable.”—Khamneithang Vaiphei

“Sexy and spellbinding this well-developed secret hooks you in quick and the four-on-the-floor velocity will retain you turning pages speedier than a blood brother wealthy drum solo.”—Heather Smith

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