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Gabriel Valjan

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Gabriel Valjan lives in Boston’s South End where he enjoys the local restaurants. He is the author of two series, Roma and Company Files, with Winter Goose Publishing. The Naming Game, the second book in the Company Files series, was nominated for Agatha and Anthony Awards in 2020. Dirty Old Town is the first in the Shane Cleary series with Level Best Books. You can find Gabriel on Twitter (@GValjan). Gabriel is a lifetime member of Sisters in Crime.

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Average rating: 4.42 · 232 ratings · 150 reviews · 17 distinct worksSimilar authors
Corporate Citizen (Roma Ser...

4.27 avg rating — 26 ratings — published 2016 — 2 editions
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The Company Files: The Good...

4.43 avg rating — 21 ratings — published 2017 — 3 editions
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Wasp's Nest (Roma Series Bo...

4.32 avg rating — 19 ratings — published 2012 — 2 editions
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Turning to Stone (Roma Seri...

4.33 avg rating — 18 ratings — published 2015 — 2 editions
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Roma, Underground

4.28 avg rating — 25 ratings — published 2012 — 2 editions
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Threading the Needle (Roma ...

4.38 avg rating — 16 ratings — published 2013 — 2 editions
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The Company Files: The Nami...

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Dirty Old Town (Shane Clear...

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Symphony Road: A Shane Clea...

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Five Before Rome (Prequel t...

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Roma, Underground (Mystery & Thrillers)
1 chapters   —   updated May 13, 2015 06:34PM
Description: With Italian artifacts disappearing at an alarming rate, Alabaster Black sets a trap. Through a mysterious online contact Alabaster learns she is being followed, and with her safety at risk she is forced to rethink her chosen alliances and discover hidden truths about herself.

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Symphony Road by Gabriel Valjan
"Gabriel Valjan’s first Shane Cleary mystery, Dirty Old Town, impressed me. He took an idealistic ex-cop turned PI, put him in Boston where he struggles to make a living while dealing with cops who hate him for his integrity and his willingness to tes" Read more of this review »
Symphony Road by Gabriel Valjan
"Excellent read- a loving and faithful snapshot of Boston in the seventies, with all the dirt and grit showing, the Combat Zone, and everything that went with it.
Characters who live sharp and talk tough, with hard-boiled speech from the Old School of " Read more of this review »
Symphony Road by Gabriel Valjan
"About the Book: Shane Cleary used to be a (good)cop in Boston- now he is a PI. Shane is working three cases: 1-an apartment complex on Symphony Road arson and homicide case for a known arsonist -Jimmy C, 2- a missing grandnephew of mafia boss, Mr B a" Read more of this review »
Symphony Road by Gabriel Valjan
"I really enjoyed the first book in this series, Dirty Old Town, and was glad to see Shane Cleary return in Symphony Road, a twisty noir-ish mystery with a whisper of dry humor. Cleary is a tough-as-nails Boston private investigator circa mid-1970s wh" Read more of this review »
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Holly Hernandez and the Death of Disco by Richie Narvaez
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Moody boy meets bright girl, and poverty meets privilege, and both boy and girl are compelled to solve a murder-mystery, set in late-70s Brooklyn. Readers are off to a page-turning adventure, told from two nuanced points of view—gender and class, and ...more
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Shamus Dust by Janet Roger
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A dark, evocative and descriptive mystery. True to the noir tradition, the landscape and its inhabitants are desperate. A pimp and blackmailer—not the last victim either—was found dead inside a church. Newman, an American, is intelligent and persiste ...more
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