Friday, August 30, 2013

Blog Tour: Speakeasy by A.M. Dunnewin

Historical Fiction / Thriller
Date Published: December 26, 2011

The novella is centered on Eddie Durante, owner of a speakeasy that's supported by Eddie's mobster uncle, the boss of the Durante family. The back story is that Eddie is a young widower after his family's rival, the Caprice family, murdered his wife over a territory dispute. After devising a plan that retaliated against four of the rivaling capos, Eddie is left with the daunting task to try and move on, until a family member notifies him that the Caprices have put a hit man in the speakeasy - and Eddie's name is on the list. But things take an unexpected turn when Eddie and his close friends start to find the dead bodies of Eddie’s relatives, the ones who had helped in the retaliation.
     Behind the backdrop of the jazz music and glistening flappers, murder after murder begins to unravel as revenge takes center stage, and Eddie soon learns that some secrets can’t be taken to the grave.

My Review:

So while the cover is simple, I actually really liked it for how it captures the novella. 

This is a quick read and one that will capture you and have flipping pages as quickly as possible. 

Now, just because it is a quick read and fast paced does not move it doesn't have a lot of moving parts, because it really does. I was amazed at what all A.M. Dunnewin was able to put into this Novella.

I loved the Jazz Theme and the Prohibition Era. I felt like she took me back in time to that period. 


A. M. Dunnewin inherited her love for mysteries and thrillers from her family, which helped her pursue a BA in Psychology with a minor in Criminal Justice. Although her stories cover a wide range of genres, she primarily writes historical fiction and thrillers. An avid reader at heart, she's also a passionate collector of both antique books and graphic novels. She lives in Sacramento, California.

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