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Brighton Publishing releases “A Very Special Election” by novelist Bill Kenney
“Riddled with masterful dialogue and tension ratcheted tight, novelist Bill Kenney delivers a pulse-pounding tale of suspense with an intensely gratifying twist!”
It is now available from multiple eBook vendors, with the print release scheduled for the 2015 Christmas season. Both formats will be available through Amazon, Barnes & Noble, and other leading retailers nationwide. The print format will be distributed through Ingram, the world’s largest wholesale book distributor, in addition to being available worldwide through the Espresso Book Machine network.
Synopsis: Moe Flynn, Diane Husted, and Joe Benedetti return from their adventures in “Victims of the Past” to investigate strange goings on around the special election called in NJ to replace US Senator Frank Lautenberg, who died while in office.
Private eye Joe Benedetti killed a couple of bad guys who came after him—and his hard reputation keeps other would-be troublemakers away. He never goes anywhere without his gun, and he has connections, both with some shady dudes and with the cops.
When Joe is offered a position as bodyguard for Ben Kupperman, a senatorial candidate, it sounds like the perfect job. Not too hard, no real stress, and easy money, or so he thinks.
But this U.S. Senate hopeful has pissed off contractors, union bosses, and teachers in the State of New Jersey with his corruption probes. And he’s somehow made one unlikely enemy; a beautiful blonde TV reporter named Janet Winn, who seems determined to show the candidate in the worst possible light. His opponent, on the other hand seems to be getting favorable press in spite of some questionable campaign contributions and shady acquaintances.
With all the enemies Kupperman has made, he needs protection from dawn till midnight. Joe takes the late shift, unaware that he’s heading straight into trouble, including two strangers who accost him in a parking lot late at night, and a firebomb thrown in the candidate’s headquarters by an unknown assailant. When the danger escalates, he recruits his investigator friend Moe Flynn to help to sort out what’s really going on with Winn’s vendetta and the mysterious attacks.
Together they find themselves sinking deeper and deeper into the ever more perilous Kupperman campaign.
With murder, betrayal, blackmail, payoffs, and a maelstrom of twists and turns, can they keep Kupperman alive until the election, and will he ultimately win the coveted senate seat? How will Moe’s romancing of Diane progress?
“Riddled with masterful dialogue and tension ratcheted tight, novelist Bill Kenney delivers a pulse-pounding tale of suspense with an intensely gratifying twist!” said Kathie McGuire, director of Brighton Publishing LLC.
Novelist Bill Kenney Holds a Master’s Degree from Purdue.
His previous work, “Victims of the Past” was published and released in October 2014, and was well received in the market, establishing Bill as a recognized professional author.
Demanding more from his readership, “A Very Special Election,” is an outgrowth of his first work.
These days Bill spends his time writing, and watching several of his twenty-four grandchildren’
Katherine J. Mcguire