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In Bolero Author Joanie McDonell Offers a New P.I. Everyone Will Love!

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The first in a brand new suspense series, the future bodes very well for this new character. In fact, it should not take long for readers to become attached to Nick Sayler, Private Detective. In essence, he is a bit of an odd – yet, cool – combination of other detectives readers have seen in the past; a little ‘Archer’ blended with a seedier version of everyone’s favorite, ‘Stone Barrington’.

This interesting P.I. battles with a heavy drinking problem each and every day, while living on a Hudson River barge called “Dumb Luck,” that’s moored on the New Jersey side of the river.

A case arrives when Nick is called by an ER doctor at Bellevue Hospital in Manhattan to see if Nick can come in and help with the identification of a lady who has been the victim of an attack. Apparently, this female was only carrying Nick’s business card on her, and authorities seem to think that she knows the P.I. personally. Nick is told that the woman must be a ballerina, considering how her feet are misshapen, but she is suffering from amnesia and is unable to help with her own identification. As Nick begins to speak to the woman and get involved in the case, the doctor who first called him turns up dead, and another threat is then issued from an unknown source. It soon becomes very clear that the dancer is the main target, and only Nick can save her from whatever or whoever may be coming.

The plot is extremely interesting and unlike other detective stories. Telling the tale of Nick, when it comes to his past as well as his drinking problem and how he’s trying his best to somehow come out of the shadows and live again, this P.I. becomes extremely human and readers will identify with his pains and triumphs. By utilizing Nick’s past, not to mention a very interesting supporting cast that includes Nick’s roommates on the barge, a retired psychiatrist and some gorgeous women who are always calling on him to protect them, the author has been able to blend suspense with drama with a true story of hope. A great beginning, it will be very interesting to see where Nick Sayler goes from here.

Until Next Time, Everybody,

Amy

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