Monument Road (Franky Dast Mystery #1)

Monument Road (Franky Dast Mystery #1)

Introducing former death-row inmate turned private investigator Franky Dast in the first of an intriguing new crime noir series. Having spent eight years on death row for a crime he didn't commit, Franky Dast now works as an investigator for the Justice Now Initiative, seeking to help others in the same situation. But when he learns that Bill Higby, the detective whose te Introducing former death-row inmate turned private investigator Franky Dast in the first of an intriguing new crime...

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Title:Monument Road (Franky Dast Mystery #1)
Author:Michael Wiley
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Genres:Mystery
ISBN:0727887432
Edition Language:English
Format Type:Hardcover
Number of Pages:249 pages pages

Monument Road (Franky Dast Mystery #1) Reviews

  • Liz
    Nov 28, 2017

    This is dark and enthralling Crime Noir set in Florida. 18 year old Franky Dast does a good deed, helping teenagers Duane and Steven on a dark night by taking them to a petrol station on Monument Road. The two brothers are gruesomely murdered and raped after he drops them off. In a hor...

    This book is described as a Florida Noir mystery and the description is apt. Wiley has captured the darkness of being poor and unjustly accused in Florida. He?s also captured the locale, which is so richly described it?s like another character. Franky Dast has just been released af...

  • Kath
    Nov 27, 2017

    This is dark and enthralling Crime Noir set in Florida. 18 year old Franky Dast does a good deed, helping teenagers Duane and Steven on a dark night by taking them to a petrol station on Monument Road. The two brothers are gruesomely murdered and raped after he drops them off. In a hor...

    This book is described as a Florida Noir mystery and the description is apt. Wiley has captured the darkness of being poor and unjustly accused in Florida. He?s also captured the locale, which is so richly described it?s like another character. Franky Dast has just been released af...

    Having spent eight years on death row for a crime he didn't commit, Franky Dast now works as an investigator for the Justice Now Initiative, seeking to help others in the same situation. But when he learns that Bill Higby, the detective whose testimony helped convict him, is facing his...

    I tried very hard to get into this book, but I find the prose to be flat and almost mechanical. The characters and plot are clichéd, and this is DNF for me. Thank you, NetGalley for providing this book to me. ...

    Michael Wiley, UNF professor of 18th and early 19th century British literature, steps away from his place at the head of the classroom to bring his readers another tale set among the bridges, the landscape, the beauty of Northeast Florida again. Monument Road is titled after a major ...

    I would like to thank Netgalley and Severn House for an advance copy of Monument Road, the first novel to feature Franky Dast, a man recently released from prison after being wrongfully convicted and sentenced to death for murder. On his release Franky gets a job with the lawyers wh...

    Franky Dast has just been released from prison,having been cleared of murdering two boys 8 years earlier although there are some who still believe he did it and that he should have been executed as his sentence required- unfortunately one of these is the detective who arrested him. De...

    I received this book in exchange for an honest review through Netgalley. It in no way changed or pressured my honest opinion of it. I really enjoyed this book. I have gotten into mysteries more than ever lately, and this book hit the spot. I flew through it, and was left wanting mo...

    I received a copy of this book from the publisher through NetGalley to read and review. MONUMENT ROAD by Michael Wiley is a novel about Franke Dast, a man recently released from prison, yet he is harassed by a homicide detective Bill Higby who remains convinced of Frankie?s guilt ...

    This is another new author for me and another one firmly added to my watch list. Set in Jacksonville, Florida we follow Franky Dast as he is released from jail having served 8 years for a crime he didn't commit and was convinced he was fitted up for; the who and the why very much in th...

  • Janebbooks
    Nov 18, 2017

    This is dark and enthralling Crime Noir set in Florida. 18 year old Franky Dast does a good deed, helping teenagers Duane and Steven on a dark night by taking them to a petrol station on Monument Road. The two brothers are gruesomely murdered and raped after he drops them off. In a hor...

    This book is described as a Florida Noir mystery and the description is apt. Wiley has captured the darkness of being poor and unjustly accused in Florida. He?s also captured the locale, which is so richly described it?s like another character. Franky Dast has just been released af...

    Having spent eight years on death row for a crime he didn't commit, Franky Dast now works as an investigator for the Justice Now Initiative, seeking to help others in the same situation. But when he learns that Bill Higby, the detective whose testimony helped convict him, is facing his...

    I tried very hard to get into this book, but I find the prose to be flat and almost mechanical. The characters and plot are clichéd, and this is DNF for me. Thank you, NetGalley for providing this book to me. ...

    Michael Wiley, UNF professor of 18th and early 19th century British literature, steps away from his place at the head of the classroom to bring his readers another tale set among the bridges, the landscape, the beauty of Northeast Florida again. Monument Road is titled after a major ...

  • Lee
    Oct 26, 2017

    This is dark and enthralling Crime Noir set in Florida. 18 year old Franky Dast does a good deed, helping teenagers Duane and Steven on a dark night by taking them to a petrol station on Monument Road. The two brothers are gruesomely murdered and raped after he drops them off. In a hor...

    This book is described as a Florida Noir mystery and the description is apt. Wiley has captured the darkness of being poor and unjustly accused in Florida. He?s also captured the locale, which is so richly described it?s like another character. Franky Dast has just been released af...

    Having spent eight years on death row for a crime he didn't commit, Franky Dast now works as an investigator for the Justice Now Initiative, seeking to help others in the same situation. But when he learns that Bill Higby, the detective whose testimony helped convict him, is facing his...

  • Angie Parish
    Sep 24, 2017

    This is dark and enthralling Crime Noir set in Florida. 18 year old Franky Dast does a good deed, helping teenagers Duane and Steven on a dark night by taking them to a petrol station on Monument Road. The two brothers are gruesomely murdered and raped after he drops them off. In a hor...

    This book is described as a Florida Noir mystery and the description is apt. Wiley has captured the darkness of being poor and unjustly accused in Florida. He?s also captured the locale, which is so richly described it?s like another character. Franky Dast has just been released af...

    Having spent eight years on death row for a crime he didn't commit, Franky Dast now works as an investigator for the Justice Now Initiative, seeking to help others in the same situation. But when he learns that Bill Higby, the detective whose testimony helped convict him, is facing his...

    I tried very hard to get into this book, but I find the prose to be flat and almost mechanical. The characters and plot are clichéd, and this is DNF for me. Thank you, NetGalley for providing this book to me. ...

    Michael Wiley, UNF professor of 18th and early 19th century British literature, steps away from his place at the head of the classroom to bring his readers another tale set among the bridges, the landscape, the beauty of Northeast Florida again. Monument Road is titled after a major ...

    I would like to thank Netgalley and Severn House for an advance copy of Monument Road, the first novel to feature Franky Dast, a man recently released from prison after being wrongfully convicted and sentenced to death for murder. On his release Franky gets a job with the lawyers wh...

    Franky Dast has just been released from prison,having been cleared of murdering two boys 8 years earlier although there are some who still believe he did it and that he should have been executed as his sentence required- unfortunately one of these is the detective who arrested him. De...

    I received this book in exchange for an honest review through Netgalley. It in no way changed or pressured my honest opinion of it. I really enjoyed this book. I have gotten into mysteries more than ever lately, and this book hit the spot. I flew through it, and was left wanting mo...

  • Tim
    Sep 15, 2017

    This is dark and enthralling Crime Noir set in Florida. 18 year old Franky Dast does a good deed, helping teenagers Duane and Steven on a dark night by taking them to a petrol station on Monument Road. The two brothers are gruesomely murdered and raped after he drops them off. In a hor...

    This book is described as a Florida Noir mystery and the description is apt. Wiley has captured the darkness of being poor and unjustly accused in Florida. He?s also captured the locale, which is so richly described it?s like another character. Franky Dast has just been released af...

    Having spent eight years on death row for a crime he didn't commit, Franky Dast now works as an investigator for the Justice Now Initiative, seeking to help others in the same situation. But when he learns that Bill Higby, the detective whose testimony helped convict him, is facing his...

    I tried very hard to get into this book, but I find the prose to be flat and almost mechanical. The characters and plot are clichéd, and this is DNF for me. Thank you, NetGalley for providing this book to me. ...

    Michael Wiley, UNF professor of 18th and early 19th century British literature, steps away from his place at the head of the classroom to bring his readers another tale set among the bridges, the landscape, the beauty of Northeast Florida again. Monument Road is titled after a major ...

    I would like to thank Netgalley and Severn House for an advance copy of Monument Road, the first novel to feature Franky Dast, a man recently released from prison after being wrongfully convicted and sentenced to death for murder. On his release Franky gets a job with the lawyers wh...

    Franky Dast has just been released from prison,having been cleared of murdering two boys 8 years earlier although there are some who still believe he did it and that he should have been executed as his sentence required- unfortunately one of these is the detective who arrested him. De...

    I received this book in exchange for an honest review through Netgalley. It in no way changed or pressured my honest opinion of it. I really enjoyed this book. I have gotten into mysteries more than ever lately, and this book hit the spot. I flew through it, and was left wanting mo...

    I received a copy of this book from the publisher through NetGalley to read and review. MONUMENT ROAD by Michael Wiley is a novel about Franke Dast, a man recently released from prison, yet he is harassed by a homicide detective Bill Higby who remains convinced of Frankie?s guilt ...

  • William
    Nov 21, 2017

    This is dark and enthralling Crime Noir set in Florida. 18 year old Franky Dast does a good deed, helping teenagers Duane and Steven on a dark night by taking them to a petrol station on Monument Road. The two brothers are gruesomely murdered and raped after he drops them off. In a hor...

    This book is described as a Florida Noir mystery and the description is apt. Wiley has captured the darkness of being poor and unjustly accused in Florida. He?s also captured the locale, which is so richly described it?s like another character. Franky Dast has just been released af...

    Having spent eight years on death row for a crime he didn't commit, Franky Dast now works as an investigator for the Justice Now Initiative, seeking to help others in the same situation. But when he learns that Bill Higby, the detective whose testimony helped convict him, is facing his...

    I tried very hard to get into this book, but I find the prose to be flat and almost mechanical. The characters and plot are clichéd, and this is DNF for me. Thank you, NetGalley for providing this book to me. ...

  • Annette
    Oct 19, 2017

    This is dark and enthralling Crime Noir set in Florida. 18 year old Franky Dast does a good deed, helping teenagers Duane and Steven on a dark night by taking them to a petrol station on Monument Road. The two brothers are gruesomely murdered and raped after he drops them off. In a hor...

    This book is described as a Florida Noir mystery and the description is apt. Wiley has captured the darkness of being poor and unjustly accused in Florida. He?s also captured the locale, which is so richly described it?s like another character. Franky Dast has just been released af...

    Having spent eight years on death row for a crime he didn't commit, Franky Dast now works as an investigator for the Justice Now Initiative, seeking to help others in the same situation. But when he learns that Bill Higby, the detective whose testimony helped convict him, is facing his...

    I tried very hard to get into this book, but I find the prose to be flat and almost mechanical. The characters and plot are clichéd, and this is DNF for me. Thank you, NetGalley for providing this book to me. ...

    Michael Wiley, UNF professor of 18th and early 19th century British literature, steps away from his place at the head of the classroom to bring his readers another tale set among the bridges, the landscape, the beauty of Northeast Florida again. Monument Road is titled after a major ...

    I would like to thank Netgalley and Severn House for an advance copy of Monument Road, the first novel to feature Franky Dast, a man recently released from prison after being wrongfully convicted and sentenced to death for murder. On his release Franky gets a job with the lawyers wh...

    Franky Dast has just been released from prison,having been cleared of murdering two boys 8 years earlier although there are some who still believe he did it and that he should have been executed as his sentence required- unfortunately one of these is the detective who arrested him. De...

  • Paromjit
    Nov 01, 2017

    This is dark and enthralling Crime Noir set in Florida. 18 year old Franky Dast does a good deed, helping teenagers Duane and Steven on a dark night by taking them to a petrol station on Monument Road. The two brothers are gruesomely murdered and raped after he drops them off. In a hor...

  • Elaine Tomasso
    Aug 13, 2017

    This is dark and enthralling Crime Noir set in Florida. 18 year old Franky Dast does a good deed, helping teenagers Duane and Steven on a dark night by taking them to a petrol station on Monument Road. The two brothers are gruesomely murdered and raped after he drops them off. In a hor...

    This book is described as a Florida Noir mystery and the description is apt. Wiley has captured the darkness of being poor and unjustly accused in Florida. He?s also captured the locale, which is so richly described it?s like another character. Franky Dast has just been released af...

    Having spent eight years on death row for a crime he didn't commit, Franky Dast now works as an investigator for the Justice Now Initiative, seeking to help others in the same situation. But when he learns that Bill Higby, the detective whose testimony helped convict him, is facing his...

    I tried very hard to get into this book, but I find the prose to be flat and almost mechanical. The characters and plot are clichéd, and this is DNF for me. Thank you, NetGalley for providing this book to me. ...

    Michael Wiley, UNF professor of 18th and early 19th century British literature, steps away from his place at the head of the classroom to bring his readers another tale set among the bridges, the landscape, the beauty of Northeast Florida again. Monument Road is titled after a major ...

    I would like to thank Netgalley and Severn House for an advance copy of Monument Road, the first novel to feature Franky Dast, a man recently released from prison after being wrongfully convicted and sentenced to death for murder. On his release Franky gets a job with the lawyers wh...