Today’s Featured Book of the Day is Blue Hotel, by J.T. Conroe, is free today in the Amazon Kindle store, and this book has received an average user rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars based on 16 customer reviews.
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Here is the book’s description from the Amazon website:
It’s the bitter winter of 1948. The young driver for a Chicago gangster flees his boss’s retribution carrying a valise full of stolen mob money. Suffering from an infected bullet wound received during his escape, he leaves his California-bound train and takes refuge in a dying Nebraska railroad town where he encounters a corrupt sheriff and a crippled war veteran who has been traumatized both by his combat experience and a tragic event back home that took place while he was fighting in Europe.
This is a novel imagined as a sequel to Stephen Crane’s 1899 short story called “The Blue Hotel.”
Click here to pick up your free copy of Blue Hotel.
J.T. Conroe is a former architect and U.S. Air Force officer who was born in Montana and has since traveled widely and lived in various places around the world. He is an editor/publisher of non-fiction history books. J.T. has authored five literary suspense/thriller novels set against the expansive background of recent American history.
One reviewer said “this writer has a strong literary sense reminiscent of noir novels of the past.”
Expect to encounter his American protagonists in such places as post-war Nebraska, Washington during the Watergate scandal, Central Asia during the aftermath of 9/11, a small town in West Texas, Dresden during its devastation and long, slow recovery, a remote city in post-Soviet Russia, the Chicago underworld, the Hollywood fringe, or the international black market in art stolen by the Nazis.
Conroe started writing at age ten and publishing at age 60.
He currently lives in the lively city of Austin, Texas with his wife Margaret and their imperious dachshund who answers (when it suits her) to the name, Ruby.
You can visit J.T.’s Amazon author page if you click here.
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