News and Press Release, “Dr. Altman and the Concubines” by Jacqueline Shortell-McSweeney

News and Press Release, “Dr. Altman and the Concubines” by Jacqueline Shortell-McSweeney will be featured in Spring 2022 Move over Sue Grafton, Michael Connolly, Adrian McKinty, Shortell-McSweeney is in town. Shortell-McSweeney has nailed it in a hard noir thriller about a detective who encounters many twists, and slime, as she challenges corruption in a quest for Truth and Justice. The question posed is “Do people deserve one another?”

San Diego, California, USA 92131 – WEBWIRE – Friday, February 4, 2022

Sigourney Madigan has character and a heart of gold— Caroline S., Amazon Reviewer Characters who move through the City with cool ease. The Lincoln Center chapter was my favorite. It made me appreciate opera in a new way.— Alan H., Amazon Reviewer

Jacqueline Shortell-McSweeney, author of DR. ALTMAN and THE CONCUBINES (Archway Publications, 2021), will be featured at the LA Times Festival of Books in Spring 2022. The book follows the journey of Sigourney Madigan, a detective who worked with the Due Diligence detective agency when Due Diligence is caught en flagrant in the Chelsea Hotel. The story begins when Sig decides to open her own detective agency to investigate her first case.

Jennifer Palmer, an uptight administrator at The Center for Rational Therapy, seeks Sig’s help in ending a blackmail demand. Someone claims to have porn videos of Jennifer and is demanding $50,000 in exchange for the pornographic tapes. When Sig begins to investigate her client’s mysterious blackmailer, Jennifer disappears. Sig is determined to find Jennifer and rescue her client’s reputation. and her own.

DR. ALTMAN and THE CONCUBINES is a hard-boiled noir thriller featuring a complex heroine who will stop at nothing to break the case. According to Sean, Amazon Reviewer, “the book reads like real-time in the greatest city in America, and puts likable and unlikable characters in a wonderful mystery” Overall, he really enjoyed how the book ended and that he “didn’t see it coming.”

An intriguing and thrilling novel with “5-Star Reviews” from Amazon Readers, including Verified Purchasers, DR. ALTMAN has readers swooning over Sigourney’s Madigan character, who is described in the book as tough, resourceful, and wise. Interested? Learn more about DR. ALTMAN and THE CONCUBINES by Jacqueline Shortell-McSweeney available on Amazon, and come visit the upcoming LA Times Festival of Books in Spring 2022!