Tag Archives: private eye fiction

REVIEW: “DRAWING DEAD”

DRAWING DEAD by JJ Deceglie (2011) Review by Mike Dennis “I wasn’t always an asshole.” That’s Jack Andrelli talking in the opening line of JJ Deceglie’s Drawing Dead, and then he takes the rest of this riveting noir novella trying to convince you of exactly the opposite. Andrelli is a down-and-out private investigator in Perth, Western Australia, […]

“THE DOWNTOWN DEAL” IS NOW AVAILABLE

Finally, THE DOWNTOWN DEAL has gone live. It’s the latest entry in the Jack Barnett/Las Vegas Series, centering around a reluctant ex-private eye in Sin City, USA. Here’s a brief description: October, 2003. Sandra Blake is dead. A bullet in her forehead. Her ex-husband wants former private investigator Jack Barnett to find the killer. The […]

“THE DOWNTOWN DEAL” NEARING PUBLICATION

Yes, it’s almost here. Simmering and just about ready to remove from the oven. The third gripping installment of my Jack Barnett / Las Vegas series, The Downtown Deal, is on the verge of publication. The series, centering around a hardboiled ex-private investigator living in Las Vegas, has previously consisted of two novelettes, Temptation Town and Hard Cash. The […]

REVIEW: “DRAWING DEAD”

DRAWING DEAD by JJ Deceglie (2011) Review by Mike Dennis “I wasn’t always an asshole.” That’s Jack Andrelli talking in the opening line of JJ Deceglie’s Drawing Dead, and then he takes the rest of this riveting noir novella trying to convince you of exactly the opposite. Andrelli is a down-and-out private investigator in Perth, […]