Mink Eyes

Mink Eyes

by Dan Flanigan

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ISBN-13: 9781733610308
Publisher: Arjuna Books
Publication date: 01/31/2019
Pages: 296
Sales rank: 857,674
Product dimensions: 5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.67(d)

About the Author

Dan Flanigan is a novelist, poet, and playwright, as well as a practicing lawyer. His novel, Mink Eyes, is set in 1986 and explores the "greed is good" dynamic and the cultural tensions and gender complexities of that era. It is a modern hero's quest in mystery-detective form. In addition to developing a screenplay version of Mink Eyes, he has published a book of verse and prose poetry, Tenebrae: A Memoir of Love and Death, and Dewdrops, a collection of his shorter fiction. He has also written the full-length plays-Secrets (based on the life of Eleanor Marx) and Moondog's Progress (based on the life of Alan Freed).

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Mink Eyes 5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 1 reviews.
EmersonRoseCraig 27 days ago
Mink Eyes, by author Dan Flanigan a fast-paced, action-packed book that is hard to put down. The book is a fairly quick and exciting read. It follows the story of private detective Peter O’Keefe. While trying to deal with his own trauma from being in the Vietnam War. During an investigation he finds himself swept up in in a complicated case. He started out thinking it was simple favor for a friend, but it turns into a web of money laundering, cocaine smuggling, and murder. The story is really fun, and a thrilling read from beginning to end. Peter O’Keefe is a complex and sympathetic character. His trauma and history provide him with a lot of depth as he tries to work through it. It is also an important trauma to acknowledge, and Flanigan does a good job of showing this. I really liked the relationship between Peter and his daughter Kelly. It added a sweet and charming layer to the story and further gave depth to Peter’s character. The romance plotline in the book was intriguing and fun amidst the dark murder aspects of the story. I also loved the 80’s setting and all the ways in which Flanigan created that world visually for the reader with interesting descriptions and clever references. Flanigan did an excellent job of creating a unique and engaging story. I was captivated within the first chapter, and I found the twists throughout the book to be both interesting and surprising. If you love to read thriller romance stories that have a noir feel, then I would definitely recommend checking this book out.