Book Review: “The Yankee Club” by Michael Murphy

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Michael Murphy in his new book, “The Yankee Club book coverThe Yankee Club” Book One in the Jake & Laura Mystery Series published by Alibi brings us into the lives of Jake Donovan & Laura Wilson.

From the back cover:   In Michael Murphy’s action-packed Prohibition-era novel of suspense, a mystery writer returns to the bright lights and dark alleys of New York City—uncovering a criminal conspiracy of terrifying proportions.

In 1933, America is at a crossroads: Prohibition will soon be history, organized crime is rampant, and President Roosevelt promises to combat the Great Depression with a New Deal. In these uncertain times, former-Pinkerton-detective-turned-bestselling-author Jake Donovan is beckoned home to Manhattan. He has made good money as the creator of dashing gumshoe Blackie Doyle, but the price of success was Laura Wilson, the woman he left behind. Now a Broadway star, Laura is engaged to a millionaire banker—and waltzing into a dangerous trap.

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My return to historical mystery, The Yankee Club, will be released by Random House Alibi, August 12, 2014.
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