Saturday, August 20, 2011

The Lonely Mile - Allan Leverone

Allan Leverone is a three-time Derringer Award finalist and a 2011 Pushcart Prize nominee for his short fiction. His second thriller, THE LONELY MILE, was published in July, 2011 by StoneHouse Ink, following up his well-received debut, FINAL VECTOR, from Medallion Press. He has been hailed by bestselling author Vincent Zandri as "the successor to Michael Crichton," and bestselling author Scott Nicholson says, "Allan Leverone delivers a taut crime drama full of twists and consipracy."

Product description:
When struggling hardware store owner Bill Ferguson stumbles upon a kidnapping in progress, he does what we all like to believe we would do - he steps in an breaks up the crime, saving a young girl from a horrific fate.
The perpetrator, a serial kidnapper/murderer known as the I-90 Killer, escapes and vows revenge, focusing his twisted obsession on Ferguson's own family. When Bill's daughter disappears soon after, the frantic father forms an uneasy alliance with the beautiful FBI investigator leading the search for the I-90 Killer.
But there are forces at play which go much deeper than Ferguson realizes, and the danger may go far beyond one kidnapped girl. Bill Ferguson knows he must risk everything to save his child - the question is, will he be too late?

Q: What will e-readers like about your book?
This is a fast-paced thriller with believable, sympathetic characters which will keep you turning the pages right to the final sentence.

Q: Why did you go indie?
Three reasons: Control, control and control. The people at StoneHouse Ink have what I believe is a good grip on the changing state of the publishing world, and have demonstrated proven sales results with the success of authors Vincent Zandri and Aaron Patterson.

Q: Who are your favorite authors in your genre?
If we're talking crime fiction, I'll go with Vincent Zandri, Dave Zeltserman, Sophie Littlefield, Lawrence Block, Lee Child, Joseph Finder and about a thousand other unbelievable authors.

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