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By Danny Gardner

In 1952, after a 12 months at the run, disgraced Chicago Police Officer Elliot Caprice wakes up in a jailhouse in St. Louis. His associates from his place of birth safe his liberate and he returns to discover the relations farm in foreclosures and the guy who raised him demise in a flophouse. determined for funds, he accepts a directly activity as a approach server and finally crosses paths with a robust kinfolk from Chicago’s North Shore. A captain of is lifeless, the foremost to his property disappeared with the chauffeur, and shortly Elliot is in as much as his neck. The mixed-race son of Illinois farm state needs to go back to the Windy urban with the Chicago Police on his heels and the Syndicate at his throat.

Good factor he’s had a life of enjoying each side to the middle.

Praise for A Negro and an Ofay…

“Fans of Walter Mosley and George Pelecanos are going to consume Danny Gardner’s amazing new ebook. A Negro and an Ofay breathes intriguing new lifestyles into noir fiction.” —Jonathan Maberry, the recent York instances bestselling author.

“Elliot Caprice is an excellent personality together with his personal Midwestern territory and Danny Gardner tells his tales with sort and cunning.” —Peter Blauner, the recent York instances bestselling writer and co-Executive manufacturer of CBS’s Blue Bloods.

“Danny Gardner’s masterful debut engenders echoes of the greats. I had the influence I had one way or the other stumbled throughout a formerly undiscovered paintings of Chester Himes, or Jim Thompson, or Walter Mosley―or all 3 magically rolled into one.”―David Corbett, prize-winning writer of The Mercy of the Night

“Immersive, poignant and totally spell binding. Written from the center of America’s nice racial divide, it’s satirical, cool and irrevocably sincere; imbued with an inherent the Aristocracy that opponents any modern-day hero.” —Tom Avitabile, bestselling writer of provide Us This Day.

“A Negro and an Ofay is a brilliant, crisp, traditionally exact, and unapologetically racial narrative that indications the arriving of a robust, beneficial voice in crime fiction. this is often the simplest debut you’ll learn in a protracted time.” —Gabino Iglesias, writer of 0 Saints.

“Hard-boiled don’t get a lot more durable than this. Danny Gardner hits all of the correct notes, yet with adequate swagger and voice to make it thoroughly his personal. Elliot Caprice is a lovely personality, caught among worlds—black and white, sturdy and bad—and i actually desire to work out extra of him.” —Rob W. Hart, writer of South Village.

“One of the simplest instruments Gardner has in his toolbox…is his experience of humanity.” —Scott Waldyn, Literary Orphans magazine.

“…it manages to be clever, old, and approximately identity/racial concerns whereas preserving the entire leisure price that pulpy thrillers deliver to the desk. it is a e-book with a gently crafted plot that touches on loads of matters that have been as proper six many years in the past as they're now.” —Out of the Gutter Review.

“This is a beautiful debut! a robust mixture of tremendous storytelling and a wide ranging seize of conversation subtext that strongly reminds of Mamet. Gardner is destined to develop into an enormous identify during this writing game.” —Les Edgerton, writer of the real, Imitation, Plastic Kidnapping.

“Elliot Caprice is a bother magnet and that makes for an exceptional character.” —Simon wooden, writer of the person who bought Away.

“Plenty of hardboiled patter and a dense plot with an excellent feel of position and lovely dialogue.” —Eric Beetner, writer of Rumrunners.

“A Negro and an Ofay forces us to appear into the brutal reflect of our previous within the desire we would comprehend our destiny. along with his sharp as a whip crack writing, Gardner could switch the realm” —Paul Bishop, writer of Lie Catchers.

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