[Free eBook] Don Dimaio of La Plata by Robert Arellano [Political Satire Literary Novel]

Don Dimaio of La Plata by Robert Arellano, an Edgar Award-nominated author, is is his standalone literary/weird fiction hybrid political satire novel, free for a limited time courtesy of publisher Akashic Books.

This is a standalone story which is part of Akashic’s multi-author Urban Surreal series, and is inspired by Miguel de Cervantes’ classic novel Don Quixote, apparently based upon Arellano’s real life experience with city politics. The story is a darkly comedic zany romp through the civil bureaucracy of a dysfunctional mayoral stint and the shady underbelly of the city it serves.

Offered DRM-free through midnight December 7th, available worldwide directly from the publisher as part of their holiday advent calendar promotion.

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[Free eBook] Curse the Names by Robert Arellano [Literary Noir Technothriller]

Curse the Names by Robert Arellano, an Edgar Award-nominated author, is is his standalone hybrid literary fiction/noir crime technothriller novel, free for a limited time courtesy of publisher Akashic Books.

The novel is set in modern-day New Mexico, at the site of the Los Alamos National Laboratory (birthplace of the Manhattan Project which produced the atomic bomb), and contains psychological suspense/weird happenings elements (the novel’s style has been described as a mix between Alfred Hitchcock’s films, and The Twilight Zone television series). This story stars a reporter at the facility who is convinced he can prevent an accident which will lead to an atomic apocalypse, if it weren’t for all the strange people getting in his way.

Offered DRM-free through midnight December 2nd, available worldwide directly from the publisher.

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