The Dead Don't Talk

The Dead Don't Talk

Danny Ryle is a political fixer. He is asked by a dying man to investigate an unsolved murder. Seeking help, Danny turns to a retired killer--his father. Set on Long Island in 1982, this book follow's Danny's adventures as he tries to escape those trying to kill him and find the truth....

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Title:The Dead Don't Talk
Author:Lawrence J. Epstein
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Genres:Mystery
ISBN:B07LF13Y3G
Edition Language:English
Format Type:Kindle Edition
Number of Pages:153 pages pages

The Dead Don't Talk Reviews

  • Grady
    Dec 23, 2018

    It is good to be finishing one year and still reading books that thrill and surprise me. At first, I thought The Dead Don't Talk was a bit of a parody on the old American sleek PI novels. Clearly, there is a lot of love and respect for these books, but the author is a fresh and enter...

    The dead don't talk by Lawrence j. Epstein. This was a slow starter but I liked it in the end. I really liked Danny. 4*. ...

    ?I like you, Danny. You always got a job with me.? New York author Lawrence J. Epstein is a former professor of English at Suffolk County Community College on Long Island where he taught courses writing and journalism as well as on Jewish thought and the Holocaust. He has served...

  • Valery
    Dec 24, 2018

    It is good to be finishing one year and still reading books that thrill and surprise me. At first, I thought The Dead Don't Talk was a bit of a parody on the old American sleek PI novels. Clearly, there is a lot of love and respect for these books, but the author is a fresh and enter...

    The dead don't talk by Lawrence j. Epstein. This was a slow starter but I liked it in the end. I really liked Danny. 4*. ...

    ?I like you, Danny. You always got a job with me.? New York author Lawrence J. Epstein is a former professor of English at Suffolk County Community College on Long Island where he taught courses writing and journalism as well as on Jewish thought and the Holocaust. He has served...

    " I'll be Archie Goodwin and you be Nero Wolfe. " Danny worked for the Congressman as his scriptwriter in the weeks leading up to the elections. But his job was more that of fixer, preparing a safe route for his employer's re-election at the same time trying to dig up out any dirt tha...

    Thank you NetGalley and Fig Hollow Publishing for this arc. This was a short and fast read for me. I was intrigued by the political fixer story (as a fan of Mike Lawton's Joe DeMarco books) and settled in for a good read. While it wasn't a bad read, it was a little too saccharine f...

    The Dead Don?t Talk by Lawrence J. Epstein is a political mystery thriller. In this book, the author introduces the reader to a variety of characters and takes us into the depths of the political world few truly think about. The author takes the reader to the darker side. Danny Ryle ...

    The Dead Don't Talk: A Tale of Murder and Mystery Danny Ryle's official title is speechwriter, though he's never written a speech in his life. He's 28-years old with a mixed reputation but the general consensus among those in the know is that Danny's the "go to" guy if you have a pr...

    The Dead Don't Talk is a light mystery novel. The time is the 80s and the era is well depicted in the description. While the mystery is the original theme of the novel, there are also lots of stress on the politics of that era, some of which may have passed down even today. The mystery...

    The Dead Don't Talk: A Tale of Murder and Mystery (The Danny Ryle Mysteries Book 1 by Lawrence J. Epstein is a classically written detective story and takes place in the early 1980's on Long Island. Danny is the lead character and a funny one at that, well described, and there to fix e...

  • Richard
    Dec 23, 2018

    It is good to be finishing one year and still reading books that thrill and surprise me. At first, I thought The Dead Don't Talk was a bit of a parody on the old American sleek PI novels. Clearly, there is a lot of love and respect for these books, but the author is a fresh and enter...

  • Scott
    Jan 26, 2019

    It is good to be finishing one year and still reading books that thrill and surprise me. At first, I thought The Dead Don't Talk was a bit of a parody on the old American sleek PI novels. Clearly, there is a lot of love and respect for these books, but the author is a fresh and enter...

    The dead don't talk by Lawrence j. Epstein. This was a slow starter but I liked it in the end. I really liked Danny. 4*. ...

    ?I like you, Danny. You always got a job with me.? New York author Lawrence J. Epstein is a former professor of English at Suffolk County Community College on Long Island where he taught courses writing and journalism as well as on Jewish thought and the Holocaust. He has served...

    " I'll be Archie Goodwin and you be Nero Wolfe. " Danny worked for the Congressman as his scriptwriter in the weeks leading up to the elections. But his job was more that of fixer, preparing a safe route for his employer's re-election at the same time trying to dig up out any dirt tha...

    Thank you NetGalley and Fig Hollow Publishing for this arc. This was a short and fast read for me. I was intrigued by the political fixer story (as a fan of Mike Lawton's Joe DeMarco books) and settled in for a good read. While it wasn't a bad read, it was a little too saccharine f...

    The Dead Don?t Talk by Lawrence J. Epstein is a political mystery thriller. In this book, the author introduces the reader to a variety of characters and takes us into the depths of the political world few truly think about. The author takes the reader to the darker side. Danny Ryle ...

    The Dead Don't Talk: A Tale of Murder and Mystery Danny Ryle's official title is speechwriter, though he's never written a speech in his life. He's 28-years old with a mixed reputation but the general consensus among those in the know is that Danny's the "go to" guy if you have a pr...

    The Dead Don't Talk is a light mystery novel. The time is the 80s and the era is well depicted in the description. While the mystery is the original theme of the novel, there are also lots of stress on the politics of that era, some of which may have passed down even today. The mystery...

    The Dead Don't Talk: A Tale of Murder and Mystery (The Danny Ryle Mysteries Book 1 by Lawrence J. Epstein is a classically written detective story and takes place in the early 1980's on Long Island. Danny is the lead character and a funny one at that, well described, and there to fix e...

    Danny Ryle is the man to see of you need something fixed that isn?t easy to be fixed. He lives on the edges of the political and criminal worlds but does not truly belong to either. Asked to solve an old murder, Danny is forced to come out of the shadows and he becomes a target for t...

    Living on the edge of two evils, Danny has associates in the crime world while working with politicians. Dead Men Don?t Talk, by Lawrence Epstein, is the epitome of the hard underhanded work of both worlds. Danny Ryle is asked to look into the death of Rabbi Gerald Siegel. Who knew a...

    A fast paced murder mystery with a twist Danny is an assistant for a high profile congressman linked to the next presidential candidate of the United States. Danny's father is a hit man for the mafia and a source for information when he begins looking into a murder for a friend of ...

    The Dead Don't Talk - This is my first read by this author and I enjoyed this suspense filled story immensely. The multiple storylines flowed smoothly and at a fast pace without any boring places. I enjoyed the fact that one of the characters was a retired assassin. His son, the main c...

    Danny is a fixer for a Congressman. Not just the lawyering, publicity fixing kind - the shut up and shovel, when necessary, kind. He seems afflicted by a desire to help people, especially those who need it. His conscience does not seem an advantage in his career, though his ret...

    Honestly, at the beginning I liked the name of the book, I was interested in what hides behind such an exciting name, after reading the book I was pleasantly impressed. This is the first book by the author Lawrence J. Epstein, which I?ve read and now I have a desire to read his other...

    This book was an intriguing mystery. Danny was asked to find out who killed a local rabbi. Meanwhile, he's trying to help with a political campaign of a congressman. Since he's the son of a longtime hit man, Danny has a unique set of connections in the town. His investigation takes som...

    All-in-one- Fun, mystery, skills, politics, dark! If you?re looking for a fun, captivating, suspense driven, story this is one to read. The story revolves around Danny who works a fix for the Congressman and his friends- like job gets done goto-person. But his life takes twists when...

    Characters, plot, and setting are blended together expertly in this new, well-paced series starter featuring Danny Ryle, a congressman?s ?speechwriter? (really a ?fixer?). Danny is given a couple of chores to follow through with before the election (solve a murder; find ?di...

    This was a sensational read. I was unable to put this book down! The author did an amazing job with character development and storyline. The twists and turns of the plot kept me reading long into the night and asking myself what was going to happen next. I feel the author had a lot of ...

    Enjoyable I enjoyed this book. It showed some of the behind the scenes during an election. Mr. Ryle was an interesting character with a lot of skills. He got the job done but had to bend a few rules to do it. I would like another book with his character in it. ...

    This is an amazing story! This is an extremely well written book, with an assortment of twists, and cleverly developed characters. I would like to see a sequel, or series with these characters. Well done! ...

    Good story This was a good story with well thought out characters, and it was an interesting read. But it really needed one more, proof read - there were enough editing errors to distract me. ...

    Great mystery book, the characters are well developed, and the story held my interest, it is was different and well written. If you enjoy mysteries, then I would recommend you give this one a try! I received a free copy of this book via Booksprout and am voluntarily leaving a review. ...

    Very enjoyable mystery with page-turning action and characters that I really came to love. I could not put this book down once I started. I highly recommend this book. I received a free copy of this book via Booksprout and am voluntarily leaving a review. ...

    Fantastic Wow! Excellent writing! I love everything about this book. I feel that these characters are my friends. This writer know$ how to pull you in. I started this book and finished it without setting it down. Absolutely loved it! ...

    Keeps you coming back Many twists and turns. Many different characters that keep it interesting. I highly recommend that you read this book. You won?t regret it. ...

    Good detective novel Pretty good detective novel. A little political for my tastes but a wide range of characters so there is someone for everyone. ...

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  • Payal Sinha
    Jan 10, 2019

    It is good to be finishing one year and still reading books that thrill and surprise me. At first, I thought The Dead Don't Talk was a bit of a parody on the old American sleek PI novels. Clearly, there is a lot of love and respect for these books, but the author is a fresh and enter...

    The dead don't talk by Lawrence j. Epstein. This was a slow starter but I liked it in the end. I really liked Danny. 4*. ...

    ?I like you, Danny. You always got a job with me.? New York author Lawrence J. Epstein is a former professor of English at Suffolk County Community College on Long Island where he taught courses writing and journalism as well as on Jewish thought and the Holocaust. He has served...

    " I'll be Archie Goodwin and you be Nero Wolfe. " Danny worked for the Congressman as his scriptwriter in the weeks leading up to the elections. But his job was more that of fixer, preparing a safe route for his employer's re-election at the same time trying to dig up out any dirt tha...

    Thank you NetGalley and Fig Hollow Publishing for this arc. This was a short and fast read for me. I was intrigued by the political fixer story (as a fan of Mike Lawton's Joe DeMarco books) and settled in for a good read. While it wasn't a bad read, it was a little too saccharine f...

    The Dead Don?t Talk by Lawrence J. Epstein is a political mystery thriller. In this book, the author introduces the reader to a variety of characters and takes us into the depths of the political world few truly think about. The author takes the reader to the darker side. Danny Ryle ...

    The Dead Don't Talk: A Tale of Murder and Mystery Danny Ryle's official title is speechwriter, though he's never written a speech in his life. He's 28-years old with a mixed reputation but the general consensus among those in the know is that Danny's the "go to" guy if you have a pr...

    The Dead Don't Talk is a light mystery novel. The time is the 80s and the era is well depicted in the description. While the mystery is the original theme of the novel, there are also lots of stress on the politics of that era, some of which may have passed down even today. The mystery...

  • Janet Newport
    Jan 16, 2019

    It is good to be finishing one year and still reading books that thrill and surprise me. At first, I thought The Dead Don't Talk was a bit of a parody on the old American sleek PI novels. Clearly, there is a lot of love and respect for these books, but the author is a fresh and enter...

    The dead don't talk by Lawrence j. Epstein. This was a slow starter but I liked it in the end. I really liked Danny. 4*. ...

    ?I like you, Danny. You always got a job with me.? New York author Lawrence J. Epstein is a former professor of English at Suffolk County Community College on Long Island where he taught courses writing and journalism as well as on Jewish thought and the Holocaust. He has served...

    " I'll be Archie Goodwin and you be Nero Wolfe. " Danny worked for the Congressman as his scriptwriter in the weeks leading up to the elections. But his job was more that of fixer, preparing a safe route for his employer's re-election at the same time trying to dig up out any dirt tha...

    Thank you NetGalley and Fig Hollow Publishing for this arc. This was a short and fast read for me. I was intrigued by the political fixer story (as a fan of Mike Lawton's Joe DeMarco books) and settled in for a good read. While it wasn't a bad read, it was a little too saccharine f...

  • Mike
    Jan 30, 2019

    It is good to be finishing one year and still reading books that thrill and surprise me. At first, I thought The Dead Don't Talk was a bit of a parody on the old American sleek PI novels. Clearly, there is a lot of love and respect for these books, but the author is a fresh and enter...

    The dead don't talk by Lawrence j. Epstein. This was a slow starter but I liked it in the end. I really liked Danny. 4*. ...

    ?I like you, Danny. You always got a job with me.? New York author Lawrence J. Epstein is a former professor of English at Suffolk County Community College on Long Island where he taught courses writing and journalism as well as on Jewish thought and the Holocaust. He has served...

    " I'll be Archie Goodwin and you be Nero Wolfe. " Danny worked for the Congressman as his scriptwriter in the weeks leading up to the elections. But his job was more that of fixer, preparing a safe route for his employer's re-election at the same time trying to dig up out any dirt tha...

    Thank you NetGalley and Fig Hollow Publishing for this arc. This was a short and fast read for me. I was intrigued by the political fixer story (as a fan of Mike Lawton's Joe DeMarco books) and settled in for a good read. While it wasn't a bad read, it was a little too saccharine f...

    The Dead Don?t Talk by Lawrence J. Epstein is a political mystery thriller. In this book, the author introduces the reader to a variety of characters and takes us into the depths of the political world few truly think about. The author takes the reader to the darker side. Danny Ryle ...

    The Dead Don't Talk: A Tale of Murder and Mystery Danny Ryle's official title is speechwriter, though he's never written a speech in his life. He's 28-years old with a mixed reputation but the general consensus among those in the know is that Danny's the "go to" guy if you have a pr...

  • M Graf
    Jan 16, 2019

    It is good to be finishing one year and still reading books that thrill and surprise me. At first, I thought The Dead Don't Talk was a bit of a parody on the old American sleek PI novels. Clearly, there is a lot of love and respect for these books, but the author is a fresh and enter...

    The dead don't talk by Lawrence j. Epstein. This was a slow starter but I liked it in the end. I really liked Danny. 4*. ...

    ?I like you, Danny. You always got a job with me.? New York author Lawrence J. Epstein is a former professor of English at Suffolk County Community College on Long Island where he taught courses writing and journalism as well as on Jewish thought and the Holocaust. He has served...

    " I'll be Archie Goodwin and you be Nero Wolfe. " Danny worked for the Congressman as his scriptwriter in the weeks leading up to the elections. But his job was more that of fixer, preparing a safe route for his employer's re-election at the same time trying to dig up out any dirt tha...

    Thank you NetGalley and Fig Hollow Publishing for this arc. This was a short and fast read for me. I was intrigued by the political fixer story (as a fan of Mike Lawton's Joe DeMarco books) and settled in for a good read. While it wasn't a bad read, it was a little too saccharine f...

    The Dead Don?t Talk by Lawrence J. Epstein is a political mystery thriller. In this book, the author introduces the reader to a variety of characters and takes us into the depths of the political world few truly think about. The author takes the reader to the darker side. Danny Ryle ...

    The Dead Don't Talk: A Tale of Murder and Mystery Danny Ryle's official title is speechwriter, though he's never written a speech in his life. He's 28-years old with a mixed reputation but the general consensus among those in the know is that Danny's the "go to" guy if you have a pr...

    The Dead Don't Talk is a light mystery novel. The time is the 80s and the era is well depicted in the description. While the mystery is the original theme of the novel, there are also lots of stress on the politics of that era, some of which may have passed down even today. The mystery...

    The Dead Don't Talk: A Tale of Murder and Mystery (The Danny Ryle Mysteries Book 1 by Lawrence J. Epstein is a classically written detective story and takes place in the early 1980's on Long Island. Danny is the lead character and a funny one at that, well described, and there to fix e...

    Danny Ryle is the man to see of you need something fixed that isn?t easy to be fixed. He lives on the edges of the political and criminal worlds but does not truly belong to either. Asked to solve an old murder, Danny is forced to come out of the shadows and he becomes a target for t...

    Living on the edge of two evils, Danny has associates in the crime world while working with politicians. Dead Men Don?t Talk, by Lawrence Epstein, is the epitome of the hard underhanded work of both worlds. Danny Ryle is asked to look into the death of Rabbi Gerald Siegel. Who knew a...

    A fast paced murder mystery with a twist Danny is an assistant for a high profile congressman linked to the next presidential candidate of the United States. Danny's father is a hit man for the mafia and a source for information when he begins looking into a murder for a friend of ...

    The Dead Don't Talk - This is my first read by this author and I enjoyed this suspense filled story immensely. The multiple storylines flowed smoothly and at a fast pace without any boring places. I enjoyed the fact that one of the characters was a retired assassin. His son, the main c...

    Danny is a fixer for a Congressman. Not just the lawyering, publicity fixing kind - the shut up and shovel, when necessary, kind. He seems afflicted by a desire to help people, especially those who need it. His conscience does not seem an advantage in his career, though his ret...

    Honestly, at the beginning I liked the name of the book, I was interested in what hides behind such an exciting name, after reading the book I was pleasantly impressed. This is the first book by the author Lawrence J. Epstein, which I?ve read and now I have a desire to read his other...

    This book was an intriguing mystery. Danny was asked to find out who killed a local rabbi. Meanwhile, he's trying to help with a political campaign of a congressman. Since he's the son of a longtime hit man, Danny has a unique set of connections in the town. His investigation takes som...

    All-in-one- Fun, mystery, skills, politics, dark! If you?re looking for a fun, captivating, suspense driven, story this is one to read. The story revolves around Danny who works a fix for the Congressman and his friends- like job gets done goto-person. But his life takes twists when...

    Characters, plot, and setting are blended together expertly in this new, well-paced series starter featuring Danny Ryle, a congressman?s ?speechwriter? (really a ?fixer?). Danny is given a couple of chores to follow through with before the election (solve a murder; find ?di...

    This was a sensational read. I was unable to put this book down! The author did an amazing job with character development and storyline. The twists and turns of the plot kept me reading long into the night and asking myself what was going to happen next. I feel the author had a lot of ...

    Enjoyable I enjoyed this book. It showed some of the behind the scenes during an election. Mr. Ryle was an interesting character with a lot of skills. He got the job done but had to bend a few rules to do it. I would like another book with his character in it. ...

    This is an amazing story! This is an extremely well written book, with an assortment of twists, and cleverly developed characters. I would like to see a sequel, or series with these characters. Well done! ...

    Good story This was a good story with well thought out characters, and it was an interesting read. But it really needed one more, proof read - there were enough editing errors to distract me. ...

    Great mystery book, the characters are well developed, and the story held my interest, it is was different and well written. If you enjoy mysteries, then I would recommend you give this one a try! I received a free copy of this book via Booksprout and am voluntarily leaving a review. ...

    Very enjoyable mystery with page-turning action and characters that I really came to love. I could not put this book down once I started. I highly recommend this book. I received a free copy of this book via Booksprout and am voluntarily leaving a review. ...

    Fantastic Wow! Excellent writing! I love everything about this book. I feel that these characters are my friends. This writer know$ how to pull you in. I started this book and finished it without setting it down. Absolutely loved it! ...

    Keeps you coming back Many twists and turns. Many different characters that keep it interesting. I highly recommend that you read this book. You won?t regret it. ...

  • Marybeth Lapilla
    Jan 17, 2019

    It is good to be finishing one year and still reading books that thrill and surprise me. At first, I thought The Dead Don't Talk was a bit of a parody on the old American sleek PI novels. Clearly, there is a lot of love and respect for these books, but the author is a fresh and enter...

    The dead don't talk by Lawrence j. Epstein. This was a slow starter but I liked it in the end. I really liked Danny. 4*. ...

    ?I like you, Danny. You always got a job with me.? New York author Lawrence J. Epstein is a former professor of English at Suffolk County Community College on Long Island where he taught courses writing and journalism as well as on Jewish thought and the Holocaust. He has served...

    " I'll be Archie Goodwin and you be Nero Wolfe. " Danny worked for the Congressman as his scriptwriter in the weeks leading up to the elections. But his job was more that of fixer, preparing a safe route for his employer's re-election at the same time trying to dig up out any dirt tha...

    Thank you NetGalley and Fig Hollow Publishing for this arc. This was a short and fast read for me. I was intrigued by the political fixer story (as a fan of Mike Lawton's Joe DeMarco books) and settled in for a good read. While it wasn't a bad read, it was a little too saccharine f...

    The Dead Don?t Talk by Lawrence J. Epstein is a political mystery thriller. In this book, the author introduces the reader to a variety of characters and takes us into the depths of the political world few truly think about. The author takes the reader to the darker side. Danny Ryle ...

    The Dead Don't Talk: A Tale of Murder and Mystery Danny Ryle's official title is speechwriter, though he's never written a speech in his life. He's 28-years old with a mixed reputation but the general consensus among those in the know is that Danny's the "go to" guy if you have a pr...

    The Dead Don't Talk is a light mystery novel. The time is the 80s and the era is well depicted in the description. While the mystery is the original theme of the novel, there are also lots of stress on the politics of that era, some of which may have passed down even today. The mystery...

    The Dead Don't Talk: A Tale of Murder and Mystery (The Danny Ryle Mysteries Book 1 by Lawrence J. Epstein is a classically written detective story and takes place in the early 1980's on Long Island. Danny is the lead character and a funny one at that, well described, and there to fix e...

    Danny Ryle is the man to see of you need something fixed that isn?t easy to be fixed. He lives on the edges of the political and criminal worlds but does not truly belong to either. Asked to solve an old murder, Danny is forced to come out of the shadows and he becomes a target for t...

    Living on the edge of two evils, Danny has associates in the crime world while working with politicians. Dead Men Don?t Talk, by Lawrence Epstein, is the epitome of the hard underhanded work of both worlds. Danny Ryle is asked to look into the death of Rabbi Gerald Siegel. Who knew a...

    A fast paced murder mystery with a twist Danny is an assistant for a high profile congressman linked to the next presidential candidate of the United States. Danny's father is a hit man for the mafia and a source for information when he begins looking into a murder for a friend of ...

    The Dead Don't Talk - This is my first read by this author and I enjoyed this suspense filled story immensely. The multiple storylines flowed smoothly and at a fast pace without any boring places. I enjoyed the fact that one of the characters was a retired assassin. His son, the main c...

    Danny is a fixer for a Congressman. Not just the lawyering, publicity fixing kind - the shut up and shovel, when necessary, kind. He seems afflicted by a desire to help people, especially those who need it. His conscience does not seem an advantage in his career, though his ret...

    Honestly, at the beginning I liked the name of the book, I was interested in what hides behind such an exciting name, after reading the book I was pleasantly impressed. This is the first book by the author Lawrence J. Epstein, which I?ve read and now I have a desire to read his other...

    This book was an intriguing mystery. Danny was asked to find out who killed a local rabbi. Meanwhile, he's trying to help with a political campaign of a congressman. Since he's the son of a longtime hit man, Danny has a unique set of connections in the town. His investigation takes som...

    All-in-one- Fun, mystery, skills, politics, dark! If you?re looking for a fun, captivating, suspense driven, story this is one to read. The story revolves around Danny who works a fix for the Congressman and his friends- like job gets done goto-person. But his life takes twists when...

    Characters, plot, and setting are blended together expertly in this new, well-paced series starter featuring Danny Ryle, a congressman?s ?speechwriter? (really a ?fixer?). Danny is given a couple of chores to follow through with before the election (solve a murder; find ?di...

    This was a sensational read. I was unable to put this book down! The author did an amazing job with character development and storyline. The twists and turns of the plot kept me reading long into the night and asking myself what was going to happen next. I feel the author had a lot of ...

    Enjoyable I enjoyed this book. It showed some of the behind the scenes during an election. Mr. Ryle was an interesting character with a lot of skills. He got the job done but had to bend a few rules to do it. I would like another book with his character in it. ...

  • Lee
    Jan 01, 2019

    It is good to be finishing one year and still reading books that thrill and surprise me. At first, I thought The Dead Don't Talk was a bit of a parody on the old American sleek PI novels. Clearly, there is a lot of love and respect for these books, but the author is a fresh and enter...

    The dead don't talk by Lawrence j. Epstein. This was a slow starter but I liked it in the end. I really liked Danny. 4*. ...

    ?I like you, Danny. You always got a job with me.? New York author Lawrence J. Epstein is a former professor of English at Suffolk County Community College on Long Island where he taught courses writing and journalism as well as on Jewish thought and the Holocaust. He has served...

    " I'll be Archie Goodwin and you be Nero Wolfe. " Danny worked for the Congressman as his scriptwriter in the weeks leading up to the elections. But his job was more that of fixer, preparing a safe route for his employer's re-election at the same time trying to dig up out any dirt tha...

    Thank you NetGalley and Fig Hollow Publishing for this arc. This was a short and fast read for me. I was intrigued by the political fixer story (as a fan of Mike Lawton's Joe DeMarco books) and settled in for a good read. While it wasn't a bad read, it was a little too saccharine f...

    The Dead Don?t Talk by Lawrence J. Epstein is a political mystery thriller. In this book, the author introduces the reader to a variety of characters and takes us into the depths of the political world few truly think about. The author takes the reader to the darker side. Danny Ryle ...

    The Dead Don't Talk: A Tale of Murder and Mystery Danny Ryle's official title is speechwriter, though he's never written a speech in his life. He's 28-years old with a mixed reputation but the general consensus among those in the know is that Danny's the "go to" guy if you have a pr...

    The Dead Don't Talk is a light mystery novel. The time is the 80s and the era is well depicted in the description. While the mystery is the original theme of the novel, there are also lots of stress on the politics of that era, some of which may have passed down even today. The mystery...

    The Dead Don't Talk: A Tale of Murder and Mystery (The Danny Ryle Mysteries Book 1 by Lawrence J. Epstein is a classically written detective story and takes place in the early 1980's on Long Island. Danny is the lead character and a funny one at that, well described, and there to fix e...

    Danny Ryle is the man to see of you need something fixed that isn?t easy to be fixed. He lives on the edges of the political and criminal worlds but does not truly belong to either. Asked to solve an old murder, Danny is forced to come out of the shadows and he becomes a target for t...

    Living on the edge of two evils, Danny has associates in the crime world while working with politicians. Dead Men Don?t Talk, by Lawrence Epstein, is the epitome of the hard underhanded work of both worlds. Danny Ryle is asked to look into the death of Rabbi Gerald Siegel. Who knew a...

    A fast paced murder mystery with a twist Danny is an assistant for a high profile congressman linked to the next presidential candidate of the United States. Danny's father is a hit man for the mafia and a source for information when he begins looking into a murder for a friend of ...

    The Dead Don't Talk - This is my first read by this author and I enjoyed this suspense filled story immensely. The multiple storylines flowed smoothly and at a fast pace without any boring places. I enjoyed the fact that one of the characters was a retired assassin. His son, the main c...

    Danny is a fixer for a Congressman. Not just the lawyering, publicity fixing kind - the shut up and shovel, when necessary, kind. He seems afflicted by a desire to help people, especially those who need it. His conscience does not seem an advantage in his career, though his ret...

    Honestly, at the beginning I liked the name of the book, I was interested in what hides behind such an exciting name, after reading the book I was pleasantly impressed. This is the first book by the author Lawrence J. Epstein, which I?ve read and now I have a desire to read his other...

    This book was an intriguing mystery. Danny was asked to find out who killed a local rabbi. Meanwhile, he's trying to help with a political campaign of a congressman. Since he's the son of a longtime hit man, Danny has a unique set of connections in the town. His investigation takes som...

  • Joanne L. Jones
    Jan 19, 2019

    It is good to be finishing one year and still reading books that thrill and surprise me. At first, I thought The Dead Don't Talk was a bit of a parody on the old American sleek PI novels. Clearly, there is a lot of love and respect for these books, but the author is a fresh and enter...

    The dead don't talk by Lawrence j. Epstein. This was a slow starter but I liked it in the end. I really liked Danny. 4*. ...

    ?I like you, Danny. You always got a job with me.? New York author Lawrence J. Epstein is a former professor of English at Suffolk County Community College on Long Island where he taught courses writing and journalism as well as on Jewish thought and the Holocaust. He has served...

    " I'll be Archie Goodwin and you be Nero Wolfe. " Danny worked for the Congressman as his scriptwriter in the weeks leading up to the elections. But his job was more that of fixer, preparing a safe route for his employer's re-election at the same time trying to dig up out any dirt tha...

    Thank you NetGalley and Fig Hollow Publishing for this arc. This was a short and fast read for me. I was intrigued by the political fixer story (as a fan of Mike Lawton's Joe DeMarco books) and settled in for a good read. While it wasn't a bad read, it was a little too saccharine f...

    The Dead Don?t Talk by Lawrence J. Epstein is a political mystery thriller. In this book, the author introduces the reader to a variety of characters and takes us into the depths of the political world few truly think about. The author takes the reader to the darker side. Danny Ryle ...

    The Dead Don't Talk: A Tale of Murder and Mystery Danny Ryle's official title is speechwriter, though he's never written a speech in his life. He's 28-years old with a mixed reputation but the general consensus among those in the know is that Danny's the "go to" guy if you have a pr...

    The Dead Don't Talk is a light mystery novel. The time is the 80s and the era is well depicted in the description. While the mystery is the original theme of the novel, there are also lots of stress on the politics of that era, some of which may have passed down even today. The mystery...

    The Dead Don't Talk: A Tale of Murder and Mystery (The Danny Ryle Mysteries Book 1 by Lawrence J. Epstein is a classically written detective story and takes place in the early 1980's on Long Island. Danny is the lead character and a funny one at that, well described, and there to fix e...

    Danny Ryle is the man to see of you need something fixed that isn?t easy to be fixed. He lives on the edges of the political and criminal worlds but does not truly belong to either. Asked to solve an old murder, Danny is forced to come out of the shadows and he becomes a target for t...

    Living on the edge of two evils, Danny has associates in the crime world while working with politicians. Dead Men Don?t Talk, by Lawrence Epstein, is the epitome of the hard underhanded work of both worlds. Danny Ryle is asked to look into the death of Rabbi Gerald Siegel. Who knew a...

    A fast paced murder mystery with a twist Danny is an assistant for a high profile congressman linked to the next presidential candidate of the United States. Danny's father is a hit man for the mafia and a source for information when he begins looking into a murder for a friend of ...

    The Dead Don't Talk - This is my first read by this author and I enjoyed this suspense filled story immensely. The multiple storylines flowed smoothly and at a fast pace without any boring places. I enjoyed the fact that one of the characters was a retired assassin. His son, the main c...

    Danny is a fixer for a Congressman. Not just the lawyering, publicity fixing kind - the shut up and shovel, when necessary, kind. He seems afflicted by a desire to help people, especially those who need it. His conscience does not seem an advantage in his career, though his ret...

    Honestly, at the beginning I liked the name of the book, I was interested in what hides behind such an exciting name, after reading the book I was pleasantly impressed. This is the first book by the author Lawrence J. Epstein, which I?ve read and now I have a desire to read his other...

    This book was an intriguing mystery. Danny was asked to find out who killed a local rabbi. Meanwhile, he's trying to help with a political campaign of a congressman. Since he's the son of a longtime hit man, Danny has a unique set of connections in the town. His investigation takes som...

    All-in-one- Fun, mystery, skills, politics, dark! If you?re looking for a fun, captivating, suspense driven, story this is one to read. The story revolves around Danny who works a fix for the Congressman and his friends- like job gets done goto-person. But his life takes twists when...

    Characters, plot, and setting are blended together expertly in this new, well-paced series starter featuring Danny Ryle, a congressman?s ?speechwriter? (really a ?fixer?). Danny is given a couple of chores to follow through with before the election (solve a murder; find ?di...

    This was a sensational read. I was unable to put this book down! The author did an amazing job with character development and storyline. The twists and turns of the plot kept me reading long into the night and asking myself what was going to happen next. I feel the author had a lot of ...

    Enjoyable I enjoyed this book. It showed some of the behind the scenes during an election. Mr. Ryle was an interesting character with a lot of skills. He got the job done but had to bend a few rules to do it. I would like another book with his character in it. ...

    This is an amazing story! This is an extremely well written book, with an assortment of twists, and cleverly developed characters. I would like to see a sequel, or series with these characters. Well done! ...

    Good story This was a good story with well thought out characters, and it was an interesting read. But it really needed one more, proof read - there were enough editing errors to distract me. ...

    Great mystery book, the characters are well developed, and the story held my interest, it is was different and well written. If you enjoy mysteries, then I would recommend you give this one a try! I received a free copy of this book via Booksprout and am voluntarily leaving a review. ...

    Very enjoyable mystery with page-turning action and characters that I really came to love. I could not put this book down once I started. I highly recommend this book. I received a free copy of this book via Booksprout and am voluntarily leaving a review. ...

    Fantastic Wow! Excellent writing! I love everything about this book. I feel that these characters are my friends. This writer know$ how to pull you in. I started this book and finished it without setting it down. Absolutely loved it! ...

    Keeps you coming back Many twists and turns. Many different characters that keep it interesting. I highly recommend that you read this book. You won?t regret it. ...

    Good detective novel Pretty good detective novel. A little political for my tastes but a wide range of characters so there is someone for everyone. ...

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  • Seraphia
    Jan 01, 2019

    It is good to be finishing one year and still reading books that thrill and surprise me. At first, I thought The Dead Don't Talk was a bit of a parody on the old American sleek PI novels. Clearly, there is a lot of love and respect for these books, but the author is a fresh and enter...

    The dead don't talk by Lawrence j. Epstein. This was a slow starter but I liked it in the end. I really liked Danny. 4*. ...

    ?I like you, Danny. You always got a job with me.? New York author Lawrence J. Epstein is a former professor of English at Suffolk County Community College on Long Island where he taught courses writing and journalism as well as on Jewish thought and the Holocaust. He has served...

    " I'll be Archie Goodwin and you be Nero Wolfe. " Danny worked for the Congressman as his scriptwriter in the weeks leading up to the elections. But his job was more that of fixer, preparing a safe route for his employer's re-election at the same time trying to dig up out any dirt tha...

    Thank you NetGalley and Fig Hollow Publishing for this arc. This was a short and fast read for me. I was intrigued by the political fixer story (as a fan of Mike Lawton's Joe DeMarco books) and settled in for a good read. While it wasn't a bad read, it was a little too saccharine f...

    The Dead Don?t Talk by Lawrence J. Epstein is a political mystery thriller. In this book, the author introduces the reader to a variety of characters and takes us into the depths of the political world few truly think about. The author takes the reader to the darker side. Danny Ryle ...

  • Susan Angela Wallace
    Dec 22, 2018

    It is good to be finishing one year and still reading books that thrill and surprise me. At first, I thought The Dead Don't Talk was a bit of a parody on the old American sleek PI novels. Clearly, there is a lot of love and respect for these books, but the author is a fresh and enter...

    The dead don't talk by Lawrence j. Epstein. This was a slow starter but I liked it in the end. I really liked Danny. 4*. ...

  • Norma
    Dec 26, 2018

    It is good to be finishing one year and still reading books that thrill and surprise me. At first, I thought The Dead Don't Talk was a bit of a parody on the old American sleek PI novels. Clearly, there is a lot of love and respect for these books, but the author is a fresh and enter...

    The dead don't talk by Lawrence j. Epstein. This was a slow starter but I liked it in the end. I really liked Danny. 4*. ...

    ?I like you, Danny. You always got a job with me.? New York author Lawrence J. Epstein is a former professor of English at Suffolk County Community College on Long Island where he taught courses writing and journalism as well as on Jewish thought and the Holocaust. He has served...

    " I'll be Archie Goodwin and you be Nero Wolfe. " Danny worked for the Congressman as his scriptwriter in the weeks leading up to the elections. But his job was more that of fixer, preparing a safe route for his employer's re-election at the same time trying to dig up out any dirt tha...

  • Jessica
    Jan 20, 2019

    It is good to be finishing one year and still reading books that thrill and surprise me. At first, I thought The Dead Don't Talk was a bit of a parody on the old American sleek PI novels. Clearly, there is a lot of love and respect for these books, but the author is a fresh and enter...

    The dead don't talk by Lawrence j. Epstein. This was a slow starter but I liked it in the end. I really liked Danny. 4*. ...

    ?I like you, Danny. You always got a job with me.? New York author Lawrence J. Epstein is a former professor of English at Suffolk County Community College on Long Island where he taught courses writing and journalism as well as on Jewish thought and the Holocaust. He has served...

    " I'll be Archie Goodwin and you be Nero Wolfe. " Danny worked for the Congressman as his scriptwriter in the weeks leading up to the elections. But his job was more that of fixer, preparing a safe route for his employer's re-election at the same time trying to dig up out any dirt tha...

    Thank you NetGalley and Fig Hollow Publishing for this arc. This was a short and fast read for me. I was intrigued by the political fixer story (as a fan of Mike Lawton's Joe DeMarco books) and settled in for a good read. While it wasn't a bad read, it was a little too saccharine f...

    The Dead Don?t Talk by Lawrence J. Epstein is a political mystery thriller. In this book, the author introduces the reader to a variety of characters and takes us into the depths of the political world few truly think about. The author takes the reader to the darker side. Danny Ryle ...

    The Dead Don't Talk: A Tale of Murder and Mystery Danny Ryle's official title is speechwriter, though he's never written a speech in his life. He's 28-years old with a mixed reputation but the general consensus among those in the know is that Danny's the "go to" guy if you have a pr...

    The Dead Don't Talk is a light mystery novel. The time is the 80s and the era is well depicted in the description. While the mystery is the original theme of the novel, there are also lots of stress on the politics of that era, some of which may have passed down even today. The mystery...

    The Dead Don't Talk: A Tale of Murder and Mystery (The Danny Ryle Mysteries Book 1 by Lawrence J. Epstein is a classically written detective story and takes place in the early 1980's on Long Island. Danny is the lead character and a funny one at that, well described, and there to fix e...

    Danny Ryle is the man to see of you need something fixed that isn?t easy to be fixed. He lives on the edges of the political and criminal worlds but does not truly belong to either. Asked to solve an old murder, Danny is forced to come out of the shadows and he becomes a target for t...

  • Pegboard
    Jan 11, 2019

    It is good to be finishing one year and still reading books that thrill and surprise me. At first, I thought The Dead Don't Talk was a bit of a parody on the old American sleek PI novels. Clearly, there is a lot of love and respect for these books, but the author is a fresh and enter...

    The dead don't talk by Lawrence j. Epstein. This was a slow starter but I liked it in the end. I really liked Danny. 4*. ...

    ?I like you, Danny. You always got a job with me.? New York author Lawrence J. Epstein is a former professor of English at Suffolk County Community College on Long Island where he taught courses writing and journalism as well as on Jewish thought and the Holocaust. He has served...

    " I'll be Archie Goodwin and you be Nero Wolfe. " Danny worked for the Congressman as his scriptwriter in the weeks leading up to the elections. But his job was more that of fixer, preparing a safe route for his employer's re-election at the same time trying to dig up out any dirt tha...

    Thank you NetGalley and Fig Hollow Publishing for this arc. This was a short and fast read for me. I was intrigued by the political fixer story (as a fan of Mike Lawton's Joe DeMarco books) and settled in for a good read. While it wasn't a bad read, it was a little too saccharine f...

    The Dead Don?t Talk by Lawrence J. Epstein is a political mystery thriller. In this book, the author introduces the reader to a variety of characters and takes us into the depths of the political world few truly think about. The author takes the reader to the darker side. Danny Ryle ...

    The Dead Don't Talk: A Tale of Murder and Mystery Danny Ryle's official title is speechwriter, though he's never written a speech in his life. He's 28-years old with a mixed reputation but the general consensus among those in the know is that Danny's the "go to" guy if you have a pr...

    The Dead Don't Talk is a light mystery novel. The time is the 80s and the era is well depicted in the description. While the mystery is the original theme of the novel, there are also lots of stress on the politics of that era, some of which may have passed down even today. The mystery...

    The Dead Don't Talk: A Tale of Murder and Mystery (The Danny Ryle Mysteries Book 1 by Lawrence J. Epstein is a classically written detective story and takes place in the early 1980's on Long Island. Danny is the lead character and a funny one at that, well described, and there to fix e...

    Danny Ryle is the man to see of you need something fixed that isn?t easy to be fixed. He lives on the edges of the political and criminal worlds but does not truly belong to either. Asked to solve an old murder, Danny is forced to come out of the shadows and he becomes a target for t...

    Living on the edge of two evils, Danny has associates in the crime world while working with politicians. Dead Men Don?t Talk, by Lawrence Epstein, is the epitome of the hard underhanded work of both worlds. Danny Ryle is asked to look into the death of Rabbi Gerald Siegel. Who knew a...

  • BonusMom
    Jan 10, 2019

    It is good to be finishing one year and still reading books that thrill and surprise me. At first, I thought The Dead Don't Talk was a bit of a parody on the old American sleek PI novels. Clearly, there is a lot of love and respect for these books, but the author is a fresh and enter...

    The dead don't talk by Lawrence j. Epstein. This was a slow starter but I liked it in the end. I really liked Danny. 4*. ...

    ?I like you, Danny. You always got a job with me.? New York author Lawrence J. Epstein is a former professor of English at Suffolk County Community College on Long Island where he taught courses writing and journalism as well as on Jewish thought and the Holocaust. He has served...

    " I'll be Archie Goodwin and you be Nero Wolfe. " Danny worked for the Congressman as his scriptwriter in the weeks leading up to the elections. But his job was more that of fixer, preparing a safe route for his employer's re-election at the same time trying to dig up out any dirt tha...

    Thank you NetGalley and Fig Hollow Publishing for this arc. This was a short and fast read for me. I was intrigued by the political fixer story (as a fan of Mike Lawton's Joe DeMarco books) and settled in for a good read. While it wasn't a bad read, it was a little too saccharine f...

    The Dead Don?t Talk by Lawrence J. Epstein is a political mystery thriller. In this book, the author introduces the reader to a variety of characters and takes us into the depths of the political world few truly think about. The author takes the reader to the darker side. Danny Ryle ...

    The Dead Don't Talk: A Tale of Murder and Mystery Danny Ryle's official title is speechwriter, though he's never written a speech in his life. He's 28-years old with a mixed reputation but the general consensus among those in the know is that Danny's the "go to" guy if you have a pr...

    The Dead Don't Talk is a light mystery novel. The time is the 80s and the era is well depicted in the description. While the mystery is the original theme of the novel, there are also lots of stress on the politics of that era, some of which may have passed down even today. The mystery...

    The Dead Don't Talk: A Tale of Murder and Mystery (The Danny Ryle Mysteries Book 1 by Lawrence J. Epstein is a classically written detective story and takes place in the early 1980's on Long Island. Danny is the lead character and a funny one at that, well described, and there to fix e...

    Danny Ryle is the man to see of you need something fixed that isn?t easy to be fixed. He lives on the edges of the political and criminal worlds but does not truly belong to either. Asked to solve an old murder, Danny is forced to come out of the shadows and he becomes a target for t...

    Living on the edge of two evils, Danny has associates in the crime world while working with politicians. Dead Men Don?t Talk, by Lawrence Epstein, is the epitome of the hard underhanded work of both worlds. Danny Ryle is asked to look into the death of Rabbi Gerald Siegel. Who knew a...

    A fast paced murder mystery with a twist Danny is an assistant for a high profile congressman linked to the next presidential candidate of the United States. Danny's father is a hit man for the mafia and a source for information when he begins looking into a murder for a friend of ...

    The Dead Don't Talk - This is my first read by this author and I enjoyed this suspense filled story immensely. The multiple storylines flowed smoothly and at a fast pace without any boring places. I enjoyed the fact that one of the characters was a retired assassin. His son, the main c...

    Danny is a fixer for a Congressman. Not just the lawyering, publicity fixing kind - the shut up and shovel, when necessary, kind. He seems afflicted by a desire to help people, especially those who need it. His conscience does not seem an advantage in his career, though his ret...

    Honestly, at the beginning I liked the name of the book, I was interested in what hides behind such an exciting name, after reading the book I was pleasantly impressed. This is the first book by the author Lawrence J. Epstein, which I?ve read and now I have a desire to read his other...

    This book was an intriguing mystery. Danny was asked to find out who killed a local rabbi. Meanwhile, he's trying to help with a political campaign of a congressman. Since he's the son of a longtime hit man, Danny has a unique set of connections in the town. His investigation takes som...

    All-in-one- Fun, mystery, skills, politics, dark! If you?re looking for a fun, captivating, suspense driven, story this is one to read. The story revolves around Danny who works a fix for the Congressman and his friends- like job gets done goto-person. But his life takes twists when...

    Characters, plot, and setting are blended together expertly in this new, well-paced series starter featuring Danny Ryle, a congressman?s ?speechwriter? (really a ?fixer?). Danny is given a couple of chores to follow through with before the election (solve a murder; find ?di...

    This was a sensational read. I was unable to put this book down! The author did an amazing job with character development and storyline. The twists and turns of the plot kept me reading long into the night and asking myself what was going to happen next. I feel the author had a lot of ...

    Enjoyable I enjoyed this book. It showed some of the behind the scenes during an election. Mr. Ryle was an interesting character with a lot of skills. He got the job done but had to bend a few rules to do it. I would like another book with his character in it. ...

    This is an amazing story! This is an extremely well written book, with an assortment of twists, and cleverly developed characters. I would like to see a sequel, or series with these characters. Well done! ...

    Good story This was a good story with well thought out characters, and it was an interesting read. But it really needed one more, proof read - there were enough editing errors to distract me. ...

  • Archie
    Jan 10, 2019

    It is good to be finishing one year and still reading books that thrill and surprise me. At first, I thought The Dead Don't Talk was a bit of a parody on the old American sleek PI novels. Clearly, there is a lot of love and respect for these books, but the author is a fresh and enter...

    The dead don't talk by Lawrence j. Epstein. This was a slow starter but I liked it in the end. I really liked Danny. 4*. ...

    ?I like you, Danny. You always got a job with me.? New York author Lawrence J. Epstein is a former professor of English at Suffolk County Community College on Long Island where he taught courses writing and journalism as well as on Jewish thought and the Holocaust. He has served...

    " I'll be Archie Goodwin and you be Nero Wolfe. " Danny worked for the Congressman as his scriptwriter in the weeks leading up to the elections. But his job was more that of fixer, preparing a safe route for his employer's re-election at the same time trying to dig up out any dirt tha...

    Thank you NetGalley and Fig Hollow Publishing for this arc. This was a short and fast read for me. I was intrigued by the political fixer story (as a fan of Mike Lawton's Joe DeMarco books) and settled in for a good read. While it wasn't a bad read, it was a little too saccharine f...

    The Dead Don?t Talk by Lawrence J. Epstein is a political mystery thriller. In this book, the author introduces the reader to a variety of characters and takes us into the depths of the political world few truly think about. The author takes the reader to the darker side. Danny Ryle ...

    The Dead Don't Talk: A Tale of Murder and Mystery Danny Ryle's official title is speechwriter, though he's never written a speech in his life. He's 28-years old with a mixed reputation but the general consensus among those in the know is that Danny's the "go to" guy if you have a pr...

    The Dead Don't Talk is a light mystery novel. The time is the 80s and the era is well depicted in the description. While the mystery is the original theme of the novel, there are also lots of stress on the politics of that era, some of which may have passed down even today. The mystery...

    The Dead Don't Talk: A Tale of Murder and Mystery (The Danny Ryle Mysteries Book 1 by Lawrence J. Epstein is a classically written detective story and takes place in the early 1980's on Long Island. Danny is the lead character and a funny one at that, well described, and there to fix e...

    Danny Ryle is the man to see of you need something fixed that isn?t easy to be fixed. He lives on the edges of the political and criminal worlds but does not truly belong to either. Asked to solve an old murder, Danny is forced to come out of the shadows and he becomes a target for t...

    Living on the edge of two evils, Danny has associates in the crime world while working with politicians. Dead Men Don?t Talk, by Lawrence Epstein, is the epitome of the hard underhanded work of both worlds. Danny Ryle is asked to look into the death of Rabbi Gerald Siegel. Who knew a...

    A fast paced murder mystery with a twist Danny is an assistant for a high profile congressman linked to the next presidential candidate of the United States. Danny's father is a hit man for the mafia and a source for information when he begins looking into a murder for a friend of ...

    The Dead Don't Talk - This is my first read by this author and I enjoyed this suspense filled story immensely. The multiple storylines flowed smoothly and at a fast pace without any boring places. I enjoyed the fact that one of the characters was a retired assassin. His son, the main c...

    Danny is a fixer for a Congressman. Not just the lawyering, publicity fixing kind - the shut up and shovel, when necessary, kind. He seems afflicted by a desire to help people, especially those who need it. His conscience does not seem an advantage in his career, though his ret...

    Honestly, at the beginning I liked the name of the book, I was interested in what hides behind such an exciting name, after reading the book I was pleasantly impressed. This is the first book by the author Lawrence J. Epstein, which I?ve read and now I have a desire to read his other...

    This book was an intriguing mystery. Danny was asked to find out who killed a local rabbi. Meanwhile, he's trying to help with a political campaign of a congressman. Since he's the son of a longtime hit man, Danny has a unique set of connections in the town. His investigation takes som...

    All-in-one- Fun, mystery, skills, politics, dark! If you?re looking for a fun, captivating, suspense driven, story this is one to read. The story revolves around Danny who works a fix for the Congressman and his friends- like job gets done goto-person. But his life takes twists when...

  • Julius Blitzy
    Dec 26, 2018

    It is good to be finishing one year and still reading books that thrill and surprise me. At first, I thought The Dead Don't Talk was a bit of a parody on the old American sleek PI novels. Clearly, there is a lot of love and respect for these books, but the author is a fresh and enter...

    The dead don't talk by Lawrence j. Epstein. This was a slow starter but I liked it in the end. I really liked Danny. 4*. ...

    ?I like you, Danny. You always got a job with me.? New York author Lawrence J. Epstein is a former professor of English at Suffolk County Community College on Long Island where he taught courses writing and journalism as well as on Jewish thought and the Holocaust. He has served...

    " I'll be Archie Goodwin and you be Nero Wolfe. " Danny worked for the Congressman as his scriptwriter in the weeks leading up to the elections. But his job was more that of fixer, preparing a safe route for his employer's re-election at the same time trying to dig up out any dirt tha...

    Thank you NetGalley and Fig Hollow Publishing for this arc. This was a short and fast read for me. I was intrigued by the political fixer story (as a fan of Mike Lawton's Joe DeMarco books) and settled in for a good read. While it wasn't a bad read, it was a little too saccharine f...

    The Dead Don?t Talk by Lawrence J. Epstein is a political mystery thriller. In this book, the author introduces the reader to a variety of characters and takes us into the depths of the political world few truly think about. The author takes the reader to the darker side. Danny Ryle ...

    The Dead Don't Talk: A Tale of Murder and Mystery Danny Ryle's official title is speechwriter, though he's never written a speech in his life. He's 28-years old with a mixed reputation but the general consensus among those in the know is that Danny's the "go to" guy if you have a pr...

    The Dead Don't Talk is a light mystery novel. The time is the 80s and the era is well depicted in the description. While the mystery is the original theme of the novel, there are also lots of stress on the politics of that era, some of which may have passed down even today. The mystery...

    The Dead Don't Talk: A Tale of Murder and Mystery (The Danny Ryle Mysteries Book 1 by Lawrence J. Epstein is a classically written detective story and takes place in the early 1980's on Long Island. Danny is the lead character and a funny one at that, well described, and there to fix e...

    Danny Ryle is the man to see of you need something fixed that isn?t easy to be fixed. He lives on the edges of the political and criminal worlds but does not truly belong to either. Asked to solve an old murder, Danny is forced to come out of the shadows and he becomes a target for t...

    Living on the edge of two evils, Danny has associates in the crime world while working with politicians. Dead Men Don?t Talk, by Lawrence Epstein, is the epitome of the hard underhanded work of both worlds. Danny Ryle is asked to look into the death of Rabbi Gerald Siegel. Who knew a...

    A fast paced murder mystery with a twist Danny is an assistant for a high profile congressman linked to the next presidential candidate of the United States. Danny's father is a hit man for the mafia and a source for information when he begins looking into a murder for a friend of ...

    The Dead Don't Talk - This is my first read by this author and I enjoyed this suspense filled story immensely. The multiple storylines flowed smoothly and at a fast pace without any boring places. I enjoyed the fact that one of the characters was a retired assassin. His son, the main c...

    Danny is a fixer for a Congressman. Not just the lawyering, publicity fixing kind - the shut up and shovel, when necessary, kind. He seems afflicted by a desire to help people, especially those who need it. His conscience does not seem an advantage in his career, though his ret...

    Honestly, at the beginning I liked the name of the book, I was interested in what hides behind such an exciting name, after reading the book I was pleasantly impressed. This is the first book by the author Lawrence J. Epstein, which I?ve read and now I have a desire to read his other...

  • Doug Yonce
    Jan 10, 2019

    It is good to be finishing one year and still reading books that thrill and surprise me. At first, I thought The Dead Don't Talk was a bit of a parody on the old American sleek PI novels. Clearly, there is a lot of love and respect for these books, but the author is a fresh and enter...

    The dead don't talk by Lawrence j. Epstein. This was a slow starter but I liked it in the end. I really liked Danny. 4*. ...

    ?I like you, Danny. You always got a job with me.? New York author Lawrence J. Epstein is a former professor of English at Suffolk County Community College on Long Island where he taught courses writing and journalism as well as on Jewish thought and the Holocaust. He has served...

    " I'll be Archie Goodwin and you be Nero Wolfe. " Danny worked for the Congressman as his scriptwriter in the weeks leading up to the elections. But his job was more that of fixer, preparing a safe route for his employer's re-election at the same time trying to dig up out any dirt tha...

    Thank you NetGalley and Fig Hollow Publishing for this arc. This was a short and fast read for me. I was intrigued by the political fixer story (as a fan of Mike Lawton's Joe DeMarco books) and settled in for a good read. While it wasn't a bad read, it was a little too saccharine f...

    The Dead Don?t Talk by Lawrence J. Epstein is a political mystery thriller. In this book, the author introduces the reader to a variety of characters and takes us into the depths of the political world few truly think about. The author takes the reader to the darker side. Danny Ryle ...

    The Dead Don't Talk: A Tale of Murder and Mystery Danny Ryle's official title is speechwriter, though he's never written a speech in his life. He's 28-years old with a mixed reputation but the general consensus among those in the know is that Danny's the "go to" guy if you have a pr...

    The Dead Don't Talk is a light mystery novel. The time is the 80s and the era is well depicted in the description. While the mystery is the original theme of the novel, there are also lots of stress on the politics of that era, some of which may have passed down even today. The mystery...

    The Dead Don't Talk: A Tale of Murder and Mystery (The Danny Ryle Mysteries Book 1 by Lawrence J. Epstein is a classically written detective story and takes place in the early 1980's on Long Island. Danny is the lead character and a funny one at that, well described, and there to fix e...

    Danny Ryle is the man to see of you need something fixed that isn?t easy to be fixed. He lives on the edges of the political and criminal worlds but does not truly belong to either. Asked to solve an old murder, Danny is forced to come out of the shadows and he becomes a target for t...

    Living on the edge of two evils, Danny has associates in the crime world while working with politicians. Dead Men Don?t Talk, by Lawrence Epstein, is the epitome of the hard underhanded work of both worlds. Danny Ryle is asked to look into the death of Rabbi Gerald Siegel. Who knew a...

    A fast paced murder mystery with a twist Danny is an assistant for a high profile congressman linked to the next presidential candidate of the United States. Danny's father is a hit man for the mafia and a source for information when he begins looking into a murder for a friend of ...

    The Dead Don't Talk - This is my first read by this author and I enjoyed this suspense filled story immensely. The multiple storylines flowed smoothly and at a fast pace without any boring places. I enjoyed the fact that one of the characters was a retired assassin. His son, the main c...

    Danny is a fixer for a Congressman. Not just the lawyering, publicity fixing kind - the shut up and shovel, when necessary, kind. He seems afflicted by a desire to help people, especially those who need it. His conscience does not seem an advantage in his career, though his ret...

    Honestly, at the beginning I liked the name of the book, I was interested in what hides behind such an exciting name, after reading the book I was pleasantly impressed. This is the first book by the author Lawrence J. Epstein, which I?ve read and now I have a desire to read his other...

    This book was an intriguing mystery. Danny was asked to find out who killed a local rabbi. Meanwhile, he's trying to help with a political campaign of a congressman. Since he's the son of a longtime hit man, Danny has a unique set of connections in the town. His investigation takes som...

    All-in-one- Fun, mystery, skills, politics, dark! If you?re looking for a fun, captivating, suspense driven, story this is one to read. The story revolves around Danny who works a fix for the Congressman and his friends- like job gets done goto-person. But his life takes twists when...

    Characters, plot, and setting are blended together expertly in this new, well-paced series starter featuring Danny Ryle, a congressman?s ?speechwriter? (really a ?fixer?). Danny is given a couple of chores to follow through with before the election (solve a murder; find ?di...

  • Valerie
    Jan 02, 2019

    It is good to be finishing one year and still reading books that thrill and surprise me. At first, I thought The Dead Don't Talk was a bit of a parody on the old American sleek PI novels. Clearly, there is a lot of love and respect for these books, but the author is a fresh and enter...

    The dead don't talk by Lawrence j. Epstein. This was a slow starter but I liked it in the end. I really liked Danny. 4*. ...

    ?I like you, Danny. You always got a job with me.? New York author Lawrence J. Epstein is a former professor of English at Suffolk County Community College on Long Island where he taught courses writing and journalism as well as on Jewish thought and the Holocaust. He has served...

    " I'll be Archie Goodwin and you be Nero Wolfe. " Danny worked for the Congressman as his scriptwriter in the weeks leading up to the elections. But his job was more that of fixer, preparing a safe route for his employer's re-election at the same time trying to dig up out any dirt tha...

    Thank you NetGalley and Fig Hollow Publishing for this arc. This was a short and fast read for me. I was intrigued by the political fixer story (as a fan of Mike Lawton's Joe DeMarco books) and settled in for a good read. While it wasn't a bad read, it was a little too saccharine f...

    The Dead Don?t Talk by Lawrence J. Epstein is a political mystery thriller. In this book, the author introduces the reader to a variety of characters and takes us into the depths of the political world few truly think about. The author takes the reader to the darker side. Danny Ryle ...

    The Dead Don't Talk: A Tale of Murder and Mystery Danny Ryle's official title is speechwriter, though he's never written a speech in his life. He's 28-years old with a mixed reputation but the general consensus among those in the know is that Danny's the "go to" guy if you have a pr...

    The Dead Don't Talk is a light mystery novel. The time is the 80s and the era is well depicted in the description. While the mystery is the original theme of the novel, there are also lots of stress on the politics of that era, some of which may have passed down even today. The mystery...

    The Dead Don't Talk: A Tale of Murder and Mystery (The Danny Ryle Mysteries Book 1 by Lawrence J. Epstein is a classically written detective story and takes place in the early 1980's on Long Island. Danny is the lead character and a funny one at that, well described, and there to fix e...

    Danny Ryle is the man to see of you need something fixed that isn?t easy to be fixed. He lives on the edges of the political and criminal worlds but does not truly belong to either. Asked to solve an old murder, Danny is forced to come out of the shadows and he becomes a target for t...

    Living on the edge of two evils, Danny has associates in the crime world while working with politicians. Dead Men Don?t Talk, by Lawrence Epstein, is the epitome of the hard underhanded work of both worlds. Danny Ryle is asked to look into the death of Rabbi Gerald Siegel. Who knew a...

    A fast paced murder mystery with a twist Danny is an assistant for a high profile congressman linked to the next presidential candidate of the United States. Danny's father is a hit man for the mafia and a source for information when he begins looking into a murder for a friend of ...

    The Dead Don't Talk - This is my first read by this author and I enjoyed this suspense filled story immensely. The multiple storylines flowed smoothly and at a fast pace without any boring places. I enjoyed the fact that one of the characters was a retired assassin. His son, the main c...

    Danny is a fixer for a Congressman. Not just the lawyering, publicity fixing kind - the shut up and shovel, when necessary, kind. He seems afflicted by a desire to help people, especially those who need it. His conscience does not seem an advantage in his career, though his ret...

    Honestly, at the beginning I liked the name of the book, I was interested in what hides behind such an exciting name, after reading the book I was pleasantly impressed. This is the first book by the author Lawrence J. Epstein, which I?ve read and now I have a desire to read his other...

    This book was an intriguing mystery. Danny was asked to find out who killed a local rabbi. Meanwhile, he's trying to help with a political campaign of a congressman. Since he's the son of a longtime hit man, Danny has a unique set of connections in the town. His investigation takes som...

    All-in-one- Fun, mystery, skills, politics, dark! If you?re looking for a fun, captivating, suspense driven, story this is one to read. The story revolves around Danny who works a fix for the Congressman and his friends- like job gets done goto-person. But his life takes twists when...

    Characters, plot, and setting are blended together expertly in this new, well-paced series starter featuring Danny Ryle, a congressman?s ?speechwriter? (really a ?fixer?). Danny is given a couple of chores to follow through with before the election (solve a murder; find ?di...

    This was a sensational read. I was unable to put this book down! The author did an amazing job with character development and storyline. The twists and turns of the plot kept me reading long into the night and asking myself what was going to happen next. I feel the author had a lot of ...

  • Pat Eroh
    Jan 09, 2019

    It is good to be finishing one year and still reading books that thrill and surprise me. At first, I thought The Dead Don't Talk was a bit of a parody on the old American sleek PI novels. Clearly, there is a lot of love and respect for these books, but the author is a fresh and enter...

    The dead don't talk by Lawrence j. Epstein. This was a slow starter but I liked it in the end. I really liked Danny. 4*. ...

    ?I like you, Danny. You always got a job with me.? New York author Lawrence J. Epstein is a former professor of English at Suffolk County Community College on Long Island where he taught courses writing and journalism as well as on Jewish thought and the Holocaust. He has served...

    " I'll be Archie Goodwin and you be Nero Wolfe. " Danny worked for the Congressman as his scriptwriter in the weeks leading up to the elections. But his job was more that of fixer, preparing a safe route for his employer's re-election at the same time trying to dig up out any dirt tha...

    Thank you NetGalley and Fig Hollow Publishing for this arc. This was a short and fast read for me. I was intrigued by the political fixer story (as a fan of Mike Lawton's Joe DeMarco books) and settled in for a good read. While it wasn't a bad read, it was a little too saccharine f...

    The Dead Don?t Talk by Lawrence J. Epstein is a political mystery thriller. In this book, the author introduces the reader to a variety of characters and takes us into the depths of the political world few truly think about. The author takes the reader to the darker side. Danny Ryle ...

    The Dead Don't Talk: A Tale of Murder and Mystery Danny Ryle's official title is speechwriter, though he's never written a speech in his life. He's 28-years old with a mixed reputation but the general consensus among those in the know is that Danny's the "go to" guy if you have a pr...

    The Dead Don't Talk is a light mystery novel. The time is the 80s and the era is well depicted in the description. While the mystery is the original theme of the novel, there are also lots of stress on the politics of that era, some of which may have passed down even today. The mystery...

    The Dead Don't Talk: A Tale of Murder and Mystery (The Danny Ryle Mysteries Book 1 by Lawrence J. Epstein is a classically written detective story and takes place in the early 1980's on Long Island. Danny is the lead character and a funny one at that, well described, and there to fix e...

    Danny Ryle is the man to see of you need something fixed that isn?t easy to be fixed. He lives on the edges of the political and criminal worlds but does not truly belong to either. Asked to solve an old murder, Danny is forced to come out of the shadows and he becomes a target for t...

    Living on the edge of two evils, Danny has associates in the crime world while working with politicians. Dead Men Don?t Talk, by Lawrence Epstein, is the epitome of the hard underhanded work of both worlds. Danny Ryle is asked to look into the death of Rabbi Gerald Siegel. Who knew a...

    A fast paced murder mystery with a twist Danny is an assistant for a high profile congressman linked to the next presidential candidate of the United States. Danny's father is a hit man for the mafia and a source for information when he begins looking into a murder for a friend of ...

    The Dead Don't Talk - This is my first read by this author and I enjoyed this suspense filled story immensely. The multiple storylines flowed smoothly and at a fast pace without any boring places. I enjoyed the fact that one of the characters was a retired assassin. His son, the main c...

    Danny is a fixer for a Congressman. Not just the lawyering, publicity fixing kind - the shut up and shovel, when necessary, kind. He seems afflicted by a desire to help people, especially those who need it. His conscience does not seem an advantage in his career, though his ret...

    Honestly, at the beginning I liked the name of the book, I was interested in what hides behind such an exciting name, after reading the book I was pleasantly impressed. This is the first book by the author Lawrence J. Epstein, which I?ve read and now I have a desire to read his other...

    This book was an intriguing mystery. Danny was asked to find out who killed a local rabbi. Meanwhile, he's trying to help with a political campaign of a congressman. Since he's the son of a longtime hit man, Danny has a unique set of connections in the town. His investigation takes som...

    All-in-one- Fun, mystery, skills, politics, dark! If you?re looking for a fun, captivating, suspense driven, story this is one to read. The story revolves around Danny who works a fix for the Congressman and his friends- like job gets done goto-person. But his life takes twists when...

    Characters, plot, and setting are blended together expertly in this new, well-paced series starter featuring Danny Ryle, a congressman?s ?speechwriter? (really a ?fixer?). Danny is given a couple of chores to follow through with before the election (solve a murder; find ?di...

    This was a sensational read. I was unable to put this book down! The author did an amazing job with character development and storyline. The twists and turns of the plot kept me reading long into the night and asking myself what was going to happen next. I feel the author had a lot of ...

    Enjoyable I enjoyed this book. It showed some of the behind the scenes during an election. Mr. Ryle was an interesting character with a lot of skills. He got the job done but had to bend a few rules to do it. I would like another book with his character in it. ...

    This is an amazing story! This is an extremely well written book, with an assortment of twists, and cleverly developed characters. I would like to see a sequel, or series with these characters. Well done! ...

    Good story This was a good story with well thought out characters, and it was an interesting read. But it really needed one more, proof read - there were enough editing errors to distract me. ...

    Great mystery book, the characters are well developed, and the story held my interest, it is was different and well written. If you enjoy mysteries, then I would recommend you give this one a try! I received a free copy of this book via Booksprout and am voluntarily leaving a review. ...

    Very enjoyable mystery with page-turning action and characters that I really came to love. I could not put this book down once I started. I highly recommend this book. I received a free copy of this book via Booksprout and am voluntarily leaving a review. ...

  • Jimmy Jefferson
    Dec 26, 2018

    It is good to be finishing one year and still reading books that thrill and surprise me. At first, I thought The Dead Don't Talk was a bit of a parody on the old American sleek PI novels. Clearly, there is a lot of love and respect for these books, but the author is a fresh and enter...

    The dead don't talk by Lawrence j. Epstein. This was a slow starter but I liked it in the end. I really liked Danny. 4*. ...

    ?I like you, Danny. You always got a job with me.? New York author Lawrence J. Epstein is a former professor of English at Suffolk County Community College on Long Island where he taught courses writing and journalism as well as on Jewish thought and the Holocaust. He has served...

    " I'll be Archie Goodwin and you be Nero Wolfe. " Danny worked for the Congressman as his scriptwriter in the weeks leading up to the elections. But his job was more that of fixer, preparing a safe route for his employer's re-election at the same time trying to dig up out any dirt tha...

    Thank you NetGalley and Fig Hollow Publishing for this arc. This was a short and fast read for me. I was intrigued by the political fixer story (as a fan of Mike Lawton's Joe DeMarco books) and settled in for a good read. While it wasn't a bad read, it was a little too saccharine f...

    The Dead Don?t Talk by Lawrence J. Epstein is a political mystery thriller. In this book, the author introduces the reader to a variety of characters and takes us into the depths of the political world few truly think about. The author takes the reader to the darker side. Danny Ryle ...

    The Dead Don't Talk: A Tale of Murder and Mystery Danny Ryle's official title is speechwriter, though he's never written a speech in his life. He's 28-years old with a mixed reputation but the general consensus among those in the know is that Danny's the "go to" guy if you have a pr...

    The Dead Don't Talk is a light mystery novel. The time is the 80s and the era is well depicted in the description. While the mystery is the original theme of the novel, there are also lots of stress on the politics of that era, some of which may have passed down even today. The mystery...

    The Dead Don't Talk: A Tale of Murder and Mystery (The Danny Ryle Mysteries Book 1 by Lawrence J. Epstein is a classically written detective story and takes place in the early 1980's on Long Island. Danny is the lead character and a funny one at that, well described, and there to fix e...

    Danny Ryle is the man to see of you need something fixed that isn?t easy to be fixed. He lives on the edges of the political and criminal worlds but does not truly belong to either. Asked to solve an old murder, Danny is forced to come out of the shadows and he becomes a target for t...

    Living on the edge of two evils, Danny has associates in the crime world while working with politicians. Dead Men Don?t Talk, by Lawrence Epstein, is the epitome of the hard underhanded work of both worlds. Danny Ryle is asked to look into the death of Rabbi Gerald Siegel. Who knew a...

    A fast paced murder mystery with a twist Danny is an assistant for a high profile congressman linked to the next presidential candidate of the United States. Danny's father is a hit man for the mafia and a source for information when he begins looking into a murder for a friend of ...

  • Molly
    Jan 05, 2019

    It is good to be finishing one year and still reading books that thrill and surprise me. At first, I thought The Dead Don't Talk was a bit of a parody on the old American sleek PI novels. Clearly, there is a lot of love and respect for these books, but the author is a fresh and enter...

    The dead don't talk by Lawrence j. Epstein. This was a slow starter but I liked it in the end. I really liked Danny. 4*. ...

    ?I like you, Danny. You always got a job with me.? New York author Lawrence J. Epstein is a former professor of English at Suffolk County Community College on Long Island where he taught courses writing and journalism as well as on Jewish thought and the Holocaust. He has served...

    " I'll be Archie Goodwin and you be Nero Wolfe. " Danny worked for the Congressman as his scriptwriter in the weeks leading up to the elections. But his job was more that of fixer, preparing a safe route for his employer's re-election at the same time trying to dig up out any dirt tha...

    Thank you NetGalley and Fig Hollow Publishing for this arc. This was a short and fast read for me. I was intrigued by the political fixer story (as a fan of Mike Lawton's Joe DeMarco books) and settled in for a good read. While it wasn't a bad read, it was a little too saccharine f...

    The Dead Don?t Talk by Lawrence J. Epstein is a political mystery thriller. In this book, the author introduces the reader to a variety of characters and takes us into the depths of the political world few truly think about. The author takes the reader to the darker side. Danny Ryle ...

    The Dead Don't Talk: A Tale of Murder and Mystery Danny Ryle's official title is speechwriter, though he's never written a speech in his life. He's 28-years old with a mixed reputation but the general consensus among those in the know is that Danny's the "go to" guy if you have a pr...

    The Dead Don't Talk is a light mystery novel. The time is the 80s and the era is well depicted in the description. While the mystery is the original theme of the novel, there are also lots of stress on the politics of that era, some of which may have passed down even today. The mystery...

    The Dead Don't Talk: A Tale of Murder and Mystery (The Danny Ryle Mysteries Book 1 by Lawrence J. Epstein is a classically written detective story and takes place in the early 1980's on Long Island. Danny is the lead character and a funny one at that, well described, and there to fix e...

    Danny Ryle is the man to see of you need something fixed that isn?t easy to be fixed. He lives on the edges of the political and criminal worlds but does not truly belong to either. Asked to solve an old murder, Danny is forced to come out of the shadows and he becomes a target for t...

    Living on the edge of two evils, Danny has associates in the crime world while working with politicians. Dead Men Don?t Talk, by Lawrence Epstein, is the epitome of the hard underhanded work of both worlds. Danny Ryle is asked to look into the death of Rabbi Gerald Siegel. Who knew a...

    A fast paced murder mystery with a twist Danny is an assistant for a high profile congressman linked to the next presidential candidate of the United States. Danny's father is a hit man for the mafia and a source for information when he begins looking into a murder for a friend of ...

    The Dead Don't Talk - This is my first read by this author and I enjoyed this suspense filled story immensely. The multiple storylines flowed smoothly and at a fast pace without any boring places. I enjoyed the fact that one of the characters was a retired assassin. His son, the main c...

    Danny is a fixer for a Congressman. Not just the lawyering, publicity fixing kind - the shut up and shovel, when necessary, kind. He seems afflicted by a desire to help people, especially those who need it. His conscience does not seem an advantage in his career, though his ret...

  • Mickey Noel
    Jan 05, 2019

    It is good to be finishing one year and still reading books that thrill and surprise me. At first, I thought The Dead Don't Talk was a bit of a parody on the old American sleek PI novels. Clearly, there is a lot of love and respect for these books, but the author is a fresh and enter...

    The dead don't talk by Lawrence j. Epstein. This was a slow starter but I liked it in the end. I really liked Danny. 4*. ...

    ?I like you, Danny. You always got a job with me.? New York author Lawrence J. Epstein is a former professor of English at Suffolk County Community College on Long Island where he taught courses writing and journalism as well as on Jewish thought and the Holocaust. He has served...

    " I'll be Archie Goodwin and you be Nero Wolfe. " Danny worked for the Congressman as his scriptwriter in the weeks leading up to the elections. But his job was more that of fixer, preparing a safe route for his employer's re-election at the same time trying to dig up out any dirt tha...

    Thank you NetGalley and Fig Hollow Publishing for this arc. This was a short and fast read for me. I was intrigued by the political fixer story (as a fan of Mike Lawton's Joe DeMarco books) and settled in for a good read. While it wasn't a bad read, it was a little too saccharine f...

    The Dead Don?t Talk by Lawrence J. Epstein is a political mystery thriller. In this book, the author introduces the reader to a variety of characters and takes us into the depths of the political world few truly think about. The author takes the reader to the darker side. Danny Ryle ...

    The Dead Don't Talk: A Tale of Murder and Mystery Danny Ryle's official title is speechwriter, though he's never written a speech in his life. He's 28-years old with a mixed reputation but the general consensus among those in the know is that Danny's the "go to" guy if you have a pr...

    The Dead Don't Talk is a light mystery novel. The time is the 80s and the era is well depicted in the description. While the mystery is the original theme of the novel, there are also lots of stress on the politics of that era, some of which may have passed down even today. The mystery...

    The Dead Don't Talk: A Tale of Murder and Mystery (The Danny Ryle Mysteries Book 1 by Lawrence J. Epstein is a classically written detective story and takes place in the early 1980's on Long Island. Danny is the lead character and a funny one at that, well described, and there to fix e...

    Danny Ryle is the man to see of you need something fixed that isn?t easy to be fixed. He lives on the edges of the political and criminal worlds but does not truly belong to either. Asked to solve an old murder, Danny is forced to come out of the shadows and he becomes a target for t...

    Living on the edge of two evils, Danny has associates in the crime world while working with politicians. Dead Men Don?t Talk, by Lawrence Epstein, is the epitome of the hard underhanded work of both worlds. Danny Ryle is asked to look into the death of Rabbi Gerald Siegel. Who knew a...

    A fast paced murder mystery with a twist Danny is an assistant for a high profile congressman linked to the next presidential candidate of the United States. Danny's father is a hit man for the mafia and a source for information when he begins looking into a murder for a friend of ...

    The Dead Don't Talk - This is my first read by this author and I enjoyed this suspense filled story immensely. The multiple storylines flowed smoothly and at a fast pace without any boring places. I enjoyed the fact that one of the characters was a retired assassin. His son, the main c...

    Danny is a fixer for a Congressman. Not just the lawyering, publicity fixing kind - the shut up and shovel, when necessary, kind. He seems afflicted by a desire to help people, especially those who need it. His conscience does not seem an advantage in his career, though his ret...

    Honestly, at the beginning I liked the name of the book, I was interested in what hides behind such an exciting name, after reading the book I was pleasantly impressed. This is the first book by the author Lawrence J. Epstein, which I?ve read and now I have a desire to read his other...

    This book was an intriguing mystery. Danny was asked to find out who killed a local rabbi. Meanwhile, he's trying to help with a political campaign of a congressman. Since he's the son of a longtime hit man, Danny has a unique set of connections in the town. His investigation takes som...

    All-in-one- Fun, mystery, skills, politics, dark! If you?re looking for a fun, captivating, suspense driven, story this is one to read. The story revolves around Danny who works a fix for the Congressman and his friends- like job gets done goto-person. But his life takes twists when...

    Characters, plot, and setting are blended together expertly in this new, well-paced series starter featuring Danny Ryle, a congressman?s ?speechwriter? (really a ?fixer?). Danny is given a couple of chores to follow through with before the election (solve a murder; find ?di...

    This was a sensational read. I was unable to put this book down! The author did an amazing job with character development and storyline. The twists and turns of the plot kept me reading long into the night and asking myself what was going to happen next. I feel the author had a lot of ...

    Enjoyable I enjoyed this book. It showed some of the behind the scenes during an election. Mr. Ryle was an interesting character with a lot of skills. He got the job done but had to bend a few rules to do it. I would like another book with his character in it. ...

    This is an amazing story! This is an extremely well written book, with an assortment of twists, and cleverly developed characters. I would like to see a sequel, or series with these characters. Well done! ...

  • Linda L Foster
    Jan 05, 2019

    It is good to be finishing one year and still reading books that thrill and surprise me. At first, I thought The Dead Don't Talk was a bit of a parody on the old American sleek PI novels. Clearly, there is a lot of love and respect for these books, but the author is a fresh and enter...

    The dead don't talk by Lawrence j. Epstein. This was a slow starter but I liked it in the end. I really liked Danny. 4*. ...

    ?I like you, Danny. You always got a job with me.? New York author Lawrence J. Epstein is a former professor of English at Suffolk County Community College on Long Island where he taught courses writing and journalism as well as on Jewish thought and the Holocaust. He has served...

    " I'll be Archie Goodwin and you be Nero Wolfe. " Danny worked for the Congressman as his scriptwriter in the weeks leading up to the elections. But his job was more that of fixer, preparing a safe route for his employer's re-election at the same time trying to dig up out any dirt tha...

    Thank you NetGalley and Fig Hollow Publishing for this arc. This was a short and fast read for me. I was intrigued by the political fixer story (as a fan of Mike Lawton's Joe DeMarco books) and settled in for a good read. While it wasn't a bad read, it was a little too saccharine f...

    The Dead Don?t Talk by Lawrence J. Epstein is a political mystery thriller. In this book, the author introduces the reader to a variety of characters and takes us into the depths of the political world few truly think about. The author takes the reader to the darker side. Danny Ryle ...

    The Dead Don't Talk: A Tale of Murder and Mystery Danny Ryle's official title is speechwriter, though he's never written a speech in his life. He's 28-years old with a mixed reputation but the general consensus among those in the know is that Danny's the "go to" guy if you have a pr...

    The Dead Don't Talk is a light mystery novel. The time is the 80s and the era is well depicted in the description. While the mystery is the original theme of the novel, there are also lots of stress on the politics of that era, some of which may have passed down even today. The mystery...

    The Dead Don't Talk: A Tale of Murder and Mystery (The Danny Ryle Mysteries Book 1 by Lawrence J. Epstein is a classically written detective story and takes place in the early 1980's on Long Island. Danny is the lead character and a funny one at that, well described, and there to fix e...

    Danny Ryle is the man to see of you need something fixed that isn?t easy to be fixed. He lives on the edges of the political and criminal worlds but does not truly belong to either. Asked to solve an old murder, Danny is forced to come out of the shadows and he becomes a target for t...

    Living on the edge of two evils, Danny has associates in the crime world while working with politicians. Dead Men Don?t Talk, by Lawrence Epstein, is the epitome of the hard underhanded work of both worlds. Danny Ryle is asked to look into the death of Rabbi Gerald Siegel. Who knew a...

    A fast paced murder mystery with a twist Danny is an assistant for a high profile congressman linked to the next presidential candidate of the United States. Danny's father is a hit man for the mafia and a source for information when he begins looking into a murder for a friend of ...

    The Dead Don't Talk - This is my first read by this author and I enjoyed this suspense filled story immensely. The multiple storylines flowed smoothly and at a fast pace without any boring places. I enjoyed the fact that one of the characters was a retired assassin. His son, the main c...

    Danny is a fixer for a Congressman. Not just the lawyering, publicity fixing kind - the shut up and shovel, when necessary, kind. He seems afflicted by a desire to help people, especially those who need it. His conscience does not seem an advantage in his career, though his ret...

    Honestly, at the beginning I liked the name of the book, I was interested in what hides behind such an exciting name, after reading the book I was pleasantly impressed. This is the first book by the author Lawrence J. Epstein, which I?ve read and now I have a desire to read his other...

    This book was an intriguing mystery. Danny was asked to find out who killed a local rabbi. Meanwhile, he's trying to help with a political campaign of a congressman. Since he's the son of a longtime hit man, Danny has a unique set of connections in the town. His investigation takes som...

    All-in-one- Fun, mystery, skills, politics, dark! If you?re looking for a fun, captivating, suspense driven, story this is one to read. The story revolves around Danny who works a fix for the Congressman and his friends- like job gets done goto-person. But his life takes twists when...

    Characters, plot, and setting are blended together expertly in this new, well-paced series starter featuring Danny Ryle, a congressman?s ?speechwriter? (really a ?fixer?). Danny is given a couple of chores to follow through with before the election (solve a murder; find ?di...

    This was a sensational read. I was unable to put this book down! The author did an amazing job with character development and storyline. The twists and turns of the plot kept me reading long into the night and asking myself what was going to happen next. I feel the author had a lot of ...

    Enjoyable I enjoyed this book. It showed some of the behind the scenes during an election. Mr. Ryle was an interesting character with a lot of skills. He got the job done but had to bend a few rules to do it. I would like another book with his character in it. ...

    This is an amazing story! This is an extremely well written book, with an assortment of twists, and cleverly developed characters. I would like to see a sequel, or series with these characters. Well done! ...

    Good story This was a good story with well thought out characters, and it was an interesting read. But it really needed one more, proof read - there were enough editing errors to distract me. ...

    Great mystery book, the characters are well developed, and the story held my interest, it is was different and well written. If you enjoy mysteries, then I would recommend you give this one a try! I received a free copy of this book via Booksprout and am voluntarily leaving a review. ...

    Very enjoyable mystery with page-turning action and characters that I really came to love. I could not put this book down once I started. I highly recommend this book. I received a free copy of this book via Booksprout and am voluntarily leaving a review. ...

    Fantastic Wow! Excellent writing! I love everything about this book. I feel that these characters are my friends. This writer know$ how to pull you in. I started this book and finished it without setting it down. Absolutely loved it! ...

    Keeps you coming back Many twists and turns. Many different characters that keep it interesting. I highly recommend that you read this book. You won?t regret it. ...

    Good detective novel Pretty good detective novel. A little political for my tastes but a wide range of characters so there is someone for everyone. ...

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  • Texas
    Dec 22, 2018

    It is good to be finishing one year and still reading books that thrill and surprise me. At first, I thought The Dead Don't Talk was a bit of a parody on the old American sleek PI novels. Clearly, there is a lot of love and respect for these books, but the author is a fresh and enter...

    The dead don't talk by Lawrence j. Epstein. This was a slow starter but I liked it in the end. I really liked Danny. 4*. ...

    ?I like you, Danny. You always got a job with me.? New York author Lawrence J. Epstein is a former professor of English at Suffolk County Community College on Long Island where he taught courses writing and journalism as well as on Jewish thought and the Holocaust. He has served...

    " I'll be Archie Goodwin and you be Nero Wolfe. " Danny worked for the Congressman as his scriptwriter in the weeks leading up to the elections. But his job was more that of fixer, preparing a safe route for his employer's re-election at the same time trying to dig up out any dirt tha...

    Thank you NetGalley and Fig Hollow Publishing for this arc. This was a short and fast read for me. I was intrigued by the political fixer story (as a fan of Mike Lawton's Joe DeMarco books) and settled in for a good read. While it wasn't a bad read, it was a little too saccharine f...

    The Dead Don?t Talk by Lawrence J. Epstein is a political mystery thriller. In this book, the author introduces the reader to a variety of characters and takes us into the depths of the political world few truly think about. The author takes the reader to the darker side. Danny Ryle ...

    The Dead Don't Talk: A Tale of Murder and Mystery Danny Ryle's official title is speechwriter, though he's never written a speech in his life. He's 28-years old with a mixed reputation but the general consensus among those in the know is that Danny's the "go to" guy if you have a pr...

    The Dead Don't Talk is a light mystery novel. The time is the 80s and the era is well depicted in the description. While the mystery is the original theme of the novel, there are also lots of stress on the politics of that era, some of which may have passed down even today. The mystery...

    The Dead Don't Talk: A Tale of Murder and Mystery (The Danny Ryle Mysteries Book 1 by Lawrence J. Epstein is a classically written detective story and takes place in the early 1980's on Long Island. Danny is the lead character and a funny one at that, well described, and there to fix e...

    Danny Ryle is the man to see of you need something fixed that isn?t easy to be fixed. He lives on the edges of the political and criminal worlds but does not truly belong to either. Asked to solve an old murder, Danny is forced to come out of the shadows and he becomes a target for t...

    Living on the edge of two evils, Danny has associates in the crime world while working with politicians. Dead Men Don?t Talk, by Lawrence Epstein, is the epitome of the hard underhanded work of both worlds. Danny Ryle is asked to look into the death of Rabbi Gerald Siegel. Who knew a...

    A fast paced murder mystery with a twist Danny is an assistant for a high profile congressman linked to the next presidential candidate of the United States. Danny's father is a hit man for the mafia and a source for information when he begins looking into a murder for a friend of ...

    The Dead Don't Talk - This is my first read by this author and I enjoyed this suspense filled story immensely. The multiple storylines flowed smoothly and at a fast pace without any boring places. I enjoyed the fact that one of the characters was a retired assassin. His son, the main c...

  • Sharon
    Jan 06, 2019

    It is good to be finishing one year and still reading books that thrill and surprise me. At first, I thought The Dead Don't Talk was a bit of a parody on the old American sleek PI novels. Clearly, there is a lot of love and respect for these books, but the author is a fresh and enter...

    The dead don't talk by Lawrence j. Epstein. This was a slow starter but I liked it in the end. I really liked Danny. 4*. ...

    ?I like you, Danny. You always got a job with me.? New York author Lawrence J. Epstein is a former professor of English at Suffolk County Community College on Long Island where he taught courses writing and journalism as well as on Jewish thought and the Holocaust. He has served...

    " I'll be Archie Goodwin and you be Nero Wolfe. " Danny worked for the Congressman as his scriptwriter in the weeks leading up to the elections. But his job was more that of fixer, preparing a safe route for his employer's re-election at the same time trying to dig up out any dirt tha...

    Thank you NetGalley and Fig Hollow Publishing for this arc. This was a short and fast read for me. I was intrigued by the political fixer story (as a fan of Mike Lawton's Joe DeMarco books) and settled in for a good read. While it wasn't a bad read, it was a little too saccharine f...

    The Dead Don?t Talk by Lawrence J. Epstein is a political mystery thriller. In this book, the author introduces the reader to a variety of characters and takes us into the depths of the political world few truly think about. The author takes the reader to the darker side. Danny Ryle ...

    The Dead Don't Talk: A Tale of Murder and Mystery Danny Ryle's official title is speechwriter, though he's never written a speech in his life. He's 28-years old with a mixed reputation but the general consensus among those in the know is that Danny's the "go to" guy if you have a pr...

    The Dead Don't Talk is a light mystery novel. The time is the 80s and the era is well depicted in the description. While the mystery is the original theme of the novel, there are also lots of stress on the politics of that era, some of which may have passed down even today. The mystery...

    The Dead Don't Talk: A Tale of Murder and Mystery (The Danny Ryle Mysteries Book 1 by Lawrence J. Epstein is a classically written detective story and takes place in the early 1980's on Long Island. Danny is the lead character and a funny one at that, well described, and there to fix e...

    Danny Ryle is the man to see of you need something fixed that isn?t easy to be fixed. He lives on the edges of the political and criminal worlds but does not truly belong to either. Asked to solve an old murder, Danny is forced to come out of the shadows and he becomes a target for t...

    Living on the edge of two evils, Danny has associates in the crime world while working with politicians. Dead Men Don?t Talk, by Lawrence Epstein, is the epitome of the hard underhanded work of both worlds. Danny Ryle is asked to look into the death of Rabbi Gerald Siegel. Who knew a...

    A fast paced murder mystery with a twist Danny is an assistant for a high profile congressman linked to the next presidential candidate of the United States. Danny's father is a hit man for the mafia and a source for information when he begins looking into a murder for a friend of ...

    The Dead Don't Talk - This is my first read by this author and I enjoyed this suspense filled story immensely. The multiple storylines flowed smoothly and at a fast pace without any boring places. I enjoyed the fact that one of the characters was a retired assassin. His son, the main c...

    Danny is a fixer for a Congressman. Not just the lawyering, publicity fixing kind - the shut up and shovel, when necessary, kind. He seems afflicted by a desire to help people, especially those who need it. His conscience does not seem an advantage in his career, though his ret...

    Honestly, at the beginning I liked the name of the book, I was interested in what hides behind such an exciting name, after reading the book I was pleasantly impressed. This is the first book by the author Lawrence J. Epstein, which I?ve read and now I have a desire to read his other...

    This book was an intriguing mystery. Danny was asked to find out who killed a local rabbi. Meanwhile, he's trying to help with a political campaign of a congressman. Since he's the son of a longtime hit man, Danny has a unique set of connections in the town. His investigation takes som...

    All-in-one- Fun, mystery, skills, politics, dark! If you?re looking for a fun, captivating, suspense driven, story this is one to read. The story revolves around Danny who works a fix for the Congressman and his friends- like job gets done goto-person. But his life takes twists when...

    Characters, plot, and setting are blended together expertly in this new, well-paced series starter featuring Danny Ryle, a congressman?s ?speechwriter? (really a ?fixer?). Danny is given a couple of chores to follow through with before the election (solve a murder; find ?di...

    This was a sensational read. I was unable to put this book down! The author did an amazing job with character development and storyline. The twists and turns of the plot kept me reading long into the night and asking myself what was going to happen next. I feel the author had a lot of ...

    Enjoyable I enjoyed this book. It showed some of the behind the scenes during an election. Mr. Ryle was an interesting character with a lot of skills. He got the job done but had to bend a few rules to do it. I would like another book with his character in it. ...

    This is an amazing story! This is an extremely well written book, with an assortment of twists, and cleverly developed characters. I would like to see a sequel, or series with these characters. Well done! ...

    Good story This was a good story with well thought out characters, and it was an interesting read. But it really needed one more, proof read - there were enough editing errors to distract me. ...

    Great mystery book, the characters are well developed, and the story held my interest, it is was different and well written. If you enjoy mysteries, then I would recommend you give this one a try! I received a free copy of this book via Booksprout and am voluntarily leaving a review. ...

  • Teri Perez
    Jan 15, 2019

    It is good to be finishing one year and still reading books that thrill and surprise me. At first, I thought The Dead Don't Talk was a bit of a parody on the old American sleek PI novels. Clearly, there is a lot of love and respect for these books, but the author is a fresh and enter...

    The dead don't talk by Lawrence j. Epstein. This was a slow starter but I liked it in the end. I really liked Danny. 4*. ...

    ?I like you, Danny. You always got a job with me.? New York author Lawrence J. Epstein is a former professor of English at Suffolk County Community College on Long Island where he taught courses writing and journalism as well as on Jewish thought and the Holocaust. He has served...

    " I'll be Archie Goodwin and you be Nero Wolfe. " Danny worked for the Congressman as his scriptwriter in the weeks leading up to the elections. But his job was more that of fixer, preparing a safe route for his employer's re-election at the same time trying to dig up out any dirt tha...

    Thank you NetGalley and Fig Hollow Publishing for this arc. This was a short and fast read for me. I was intrigued by the political fixer story (as a fan of Mike Lawton's Joe DeMarco books) and settled in for a good read. While it wasn't a bad read, it was a little too saccharine f...

    The Dead Don?t Talk by Lawrence J. Epstein is a political mystery thriller. In this book, the author introduces the reader to a variety of characters and takes us into the depths of the political world few truly think about. The author takes the reader to the darker side. Danny Ryle ...

    The Dead Don't Talk: A Tale of Murder and Mystery Danny Ryle's official title is speechwriter, though he's never written a speech in his life. He's 28-years old with a mixed reputation but the general consensus among those in the know is that Danny's the "go to" guy if you have a pr...

    The Dead Don't Talk is a light mystery novel. The time is the 80s and the era is well depicted in the description. While the mystery is the original theme of the novel, there are also lots of stress on the politics of that era, some of which may have passed down even today. The mystery...

    The Dead Don't Talk: A Tale of Murder and Mystery (The Danny Ryle Mysteries Book 1 by Lawrence J. Epstein is a classically written detective story and takes place in the early 1980's on Long Island. Danny is the lead character and a funny one at that, well described, and there to fix e...

    Danny Ryle is the man to see of you need something fixed that isn?t easy to be fixed. He lives on the edges of the political and criminal worlds but does not truly belong to either. Asked to solve an old murder, Danny is forced to come out of the shadows and he becomes a target for t...

    Living on the edge of two evils, Danny has associates in the crime world while working with politicians. Dead Men Don?t Talk, by Lawrence Epstein, is the epitome of the hard underhanded work of both worlds. Danny Ryle is asked to look into the death of Rabbi Gerald Siegel. Who knew a...

    A fast paced murder mystery with a twist Danny is an assistant for a high profile congressman linked to the next presidential candidate of the United States. Danny's father is a hit man for the mafia and a source for information when he begins looking into a murder for a friend of ...

    The Dead Don't Talk - This is my first read by this author and I enjoyed this suspense filled story immensely. The multiple storylines flowed smoothly and at a fast pace without any boring places. I enjoyed the fact that one of the characters was a retired assassin. His son, the main c...

    Danny is a fixer for a Congressman. Not just the lawyering, publicity fixing kind - the shut up and shovel, when necessary, kind. He seems afflicted by a desire to help people, especially those who need it. His conscience does not seem an advantage in his career, though his ret...

    Honestly, at the beginning I liked the name of the book, I was interested in what hides behind such an exciting name, after reading the book I was pleasantly impressed. This is the first book by the author Lawrence J. Epstein, which I?ve read and now I have a desire to read his other...

    This book was an intriguing mystery. Danny was asked to find out who killed a local rabbi. Meanwhile, he's trying to help with a political campaign of a congressman. Since he's the son of a longtime hit man, Danny has a unique set of connections in the town. His investigation takes som...

    All-in-one- Fun, mystery, skills, politics, dark! If you?re looking for a fun, captivating, suspense driven, story this is one to read. The story revolves around Danny who works a fix for the Congressman and his friends- like job gets done goto-person. But his life takes twists when...

    Characters, plot, and setting are blended together expertly in this new, well-paced series starter featuring Danny Ryle, a congressman?s ?speechwriter? (really a ?fixer?). Danny is given a couple of chores to follow through with before the election (solve a murder; find ?di...

    This was a sensational read. I was unable to put this book down! The author did an amazing job with character development and storyline. The twists and turns of the plot kept me reading long into the night and asking myself what was going to happen next. I feel the author had a lot of ...

    Enjoyable I enjoyed this book. It showed some of the behind the scenes during an election. Mr. Ryle was an interesting character with a lot of skills. He got the job done but had to bend a few rules to do it. I would like another book with his character in it. ...

    This is an amazing story! This is an extremely well written book, with an assortment of twists, and cleverly developed characters. I would like to see a sequel, or series with these characters. Well done! ...

    Good story This was a good story with well thought out characters, and it was an interesting read. But it really needed one more, proof read - there were enough editing errors to distract me. ...

    Great mystery book, the characters are well developed, and the story held my interest, it is was different and well written. If you enjoy mysteries, then I would recommend you give this one a try! I received a free copy of this book via Booksprout and am voluntarily leaving a review. ...

    Very enjoyable mystery with page-turning action and characters that I really came to love. I could not put this book down once I started. I highly recommend this book. I received a free copy of this book via Booksprout and am voluntarily leaving a review. ...

    Fantastic Wow! Excellent writing! I love everything about this book. I feel that these characters are my friends. This writer know$ how to pull you in. I started this book and finished it without setting it down. Absolutely loved it! ...

    Keeps you coming back Many twists and turns. Many different characters that keep it interesting. I highly recommend that you read this book. You won?t regret it. ...

    Good detective novel Pretty good detective novel. A little political for my tastes but a wide range of characters so there is someone for everyone. ...

  • Vickilynn76
    Jan 06, 2019

    It is good to be finishing one year and still reading books that thrill and surprise me. At first, I thought The Dead Don't Talk was a bit of a parody on the old American sleek PI novels. Clearly, there is a lot of love and respect for these books, but the author is a fresh and enter...

    The dead don't talk by Lawrence j. Epstein. This was a slow starter but I liked it in the end. I really liked Danny. 4*. ...

    ?I like you, Danny. You always got a job with me.? New York author Lawrence J. Epstein is a former professor of English at Suffolk County Community College on Long Island where he taught courses writing and journalism as well as on Jewish thought and the Holocaust. He has served...

    " I'll be Archie Goodwin and you be Nero Wolfe. " Danny worked for the Congressman as his scriptwriter in the weeks leading up to the elections. But his job was more that of fixer, preparing a safe route for his employer's re-election at the same time trying to dig up out any dirt tha...

    Thank you NetGalley and Fig Hollow Publishing for this arc. This was a short and fast read for me. I was intrigued by the political fixer story (as a fan of Mike Lawton's Joe DeMarco books) and settled in for a good read. While it wasn't a bad read, it was a little too saccharine f...

    The Dead Don?t Talk by Lawrence J. Epstein is a political mystery thriller. In this book, the author introduces the reader to a variety of characters and takes us into the depths of the political world few truly think about. The author takes the reader to the darker side. Danny Ryle ...

    The Dead Don't Talk: A Tale of Murder and Mystery Danny Ryle's official title is speechwriter, though he's never written a speech in his life. He's 28-years old with a mixed reputation but the general consensus among those in the know is that Danny's the "go to" guy if you have a pr...

    The Dead Don't Talk is a light mystery novel. The time is the 80s and the era is well depicted in the description. While the mystery is the original theme of the novel, there are also lots of stress on the politics of that era, some of which may have passed down even today. The mystery...

    The Dead Don't Talk: A Tale of Murder and Mystery (The Danny Ryle Mysteries Book 1 by Lawrence J. Epstein is a classically written detective story and takes place in the early 1980's on Long Island. Danny is the lead character and a funny one at that, well described, and there to fix e...

    Danny Ryle is the man to see of you need something fixed that isn?t easy to be fixed. He lives on the edges of the political and criminal worlds but does not truly belong to either. Asked to solve an old murder, Danny is forced to come out of the shadows and he becomes a target for t...

    Living on the edge of two evils, Danny has associates in the crime world while working with politicians. Dead Men Don?t Talk, by Lawrence Epstein, is the epitome of the hard underhanded work of both worlds. Danny Ryle is asked to look into the death of Rabbi Gerald Siegel. Who knew a...

    A fast paced murder mystery with a twist Danny is an assistant for a high profile congressman linked to the next presidential candidate of the United States. Danny's father is a hit man for the mafia and a source for information when he begins looking into a murder for a friend of ...

    The Dead Don't Talk - This is my first read by this author and I enjoyed this suspense filled story immensely. The multiple storylines flowed smoothly and at a fast pace without any boring places. I enjoyed the fact that one of the characters was a retired assassin. His son, the main c...

    Danny is a fixer for a Congressman. Not just the lawyering, publicity fixing kind - the shut up and shovel, when necessary, kind. He seems afflicted by a desire to help people, especially those who need it. His conscience does not seem an advantage in his career, though his ret...

    Honestly, at the beginning I liked the name of the book, I was interested in what hides behind such an exciting name, after reading the book I was pleasantly impressed. This is the first book by the author Lawrence J. Epstein, which I?ve read and now I have a desire to read his other...

    This book was an intriguing mystery. Danny was asked to find out who killed a local rabbi. Meanwhile, he's trying to help with a political campaign of a congressman. Since he's the son of a longtime hit man, Danny has a unique set of connections in the town. His investigation takes som...

    All-in-one- Fun, mystery, skills, politics, dark! If you?re looking for a fun, captivating, suspense driven, story this is one to read. The story revolves around Danny who works a fix for the Congressman and his friends- like job gets done goto-person. But his life takes twists when...

    Characters, plot, and setting are blended together expertly in this new, well-paced series starter featuring Danny Ryle, a congressman?s ?speechwriter? (really a ?fixer?). Danny is given a couple of chores to follow through with before the election (solve a murder; find ?di...

    This was a sensational read. I was unable to put this book down! The author did an amazing job with character development and storyline. The twists and turns of the plot kept me reading long into the night and asking myself what was going to happen next. I feel the author had a lot of ...

    Enjoyable I enjoyed this book. It showed some of the behind the scenes during an election. Mr. Ryle was an interesting character with a lot of skills. He got the job done but had to bend a few rules to do it. I would like another book with his character in it. ...

    This is an amazing story! This is an extremely well written book, with an assortment of twists, and cleverly developed characters. I would like to see a sequel, or series with these characters. Well done! ...

    Good story This was a good story with well thought out characters, and it was an interesting read. But it really needed one more, proof read - there were enough editing errors to distract me. ...

    Great mystery book, the characters are well developed, and the story held my interest, it is was different and well written. If you enjoy mysteries, then I would recommend you give this one a try! I received a free copy of this book via Booksprout and am voluntarily leaving a review. ...

    Very enjoyable mystery with page-turning action and characters that I really came to love. I could not put this book down once I started. I highly recommend this book. I received a free copy of this book via Booksprout and am voluntarily leaving a review. ...

    Fantastic Wow! Excellent writing! I love everything about this book. I feel that these characters are my friends. This writer know$ how to pull you in. I started this book and finished it without setting it down. Absolutely loved it! ...