New Novel Charts Daunting Exploits of ‘The Detective’

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Anthony A. Pellegrino debuts with fast-paced crime thriller.

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Anthony A. Pellegrino marks his debut in the world of crime thrillers with the release of “The Detective” (published by Xlibris). Suffused in page-turning suspense, this new novel examines the darkest corners of the human psyche through the experiences of people entangled in a web of crime.

The story follows Michael Keller, the eponymous detective of the title, whose life is turned upside down following a single bad decision. The repercussions of his actions soon ripple into unimaginable consequences and spread like a lethal infection causing him to indulge in destructive activities. Michael treasures his family and would do anything in his power to protect them, but he could not prevent a particular homicide from taking place. Can the detective fix the already volatile situation or is he doomed to suffer the tragic outcomes of his past?

In this brilliantly orchestrated novel, first time author Pellegrino takes readers on a cat and mouse chase from beginning until the stunning conclusion. “The Detective” is ultimately a fast-paced detective story and a startling examination of the duality of human nature.

“The Detective”
By Anthony A. Pellegrino
Hardcover | 6 x 9in | 224 pages | ISBN 9781514439470
Softcover | 6 x 9in | 224 pages | ISBN 9781514439456
E-Book | 224 pages | ISBN 9781514439449
Available at Amazon and Barnes & Noble

About the Author
Tony Pellegrino has always had a passion for writing imaginative stories. Now that he is retired from his work as a professional educator, he has found time to pursue his lifelong dream of becoming a full-time author. “The Detective” is his first published novel.

Xlibris Publishing, an Author Solutions, LLC imprint, is a self-publishing services provider created in 1997 by authors, for authors. By focusing on the needs of creative writers and artists and adopting the latest print-on-demand publishing technology and strategies, we provide expert publishing services with direct and personal access to quality publication in hardcover, trade paperback, custom leather-bound and full-color formats. To date, Xlibris has helped to publish more than 60,000 titles. For more information, visit or call 1-888-795-4274 to receive a free publishing guide. Follow us @XlibrisPub on Twitter for the latest news.

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