Friday, October 21, 2016

Naked Alliances by S.K. Nicholls Slated for National Release


The debut release in The Naked Eye Private Investigator Series,
Naked Alliances will be available wherever fine books are sold in late October

ORLANDO, Florida – Florida novelist S.K. Nicholls announces the upcoming publication of her new crime thriller, Naked Alliances.  Slated for simultaneous publication in trade paper (978-0989568609, 238 pages, $14.50) and eBook ($2.99) editions, Naked Alliances will be available where fine books are sold on October 24, 2016.

In Naked Alliances, Nicholls takes readers on a witty, wild, wickedly fun romp that exposes a side of Orlando tourists rarely see. The debut release in The Naked Eye Private Investigator Series, Naked Alliances introduces lone wolf P.I. Richard Noggin.

About Naked Alliances: When a young immigrant woman and an exotic dancer are forced to flee men with guns and have no place to hide, Richard Noggin, P.I., can’t turn his back—even if helping out makes him a target. Richard plans to impress an aspiring politician by taking on a big white-collar case that could take him from the streets to an air-conditioned office. Instead, he's handed a cold case and quickly finds himself sucked into a shadowy world of sex, secrets and…murder. Marked for a bullet and stretched thin by his investigations, Richard reluctantly teams up with the unlikely, brassy custodian of the young woman on the run. With bodies piling up, Richard and his companion are forced to go undercover in a most unlikely locale: the Leisure Lagoon, a nudist resort.  Going undercover in this instance will mean going uncovered…but lives are at stake—and this Naked Eye will have to juggle to keep his balls in the air and connect the dots before anyone else is murdered. As his pulse-quickening quest for answers leads from the dark corners of Orlando’s Little Saigon to the sunny exposure of the Leisure Lagoon, Richard will be put to the test. Just how much will this Naked Eye have to bear…or bare? The heat is on in this quirky Sunshine State crime thriller.

A taut, twisty, tour de force of the seedier side of Orlando that the amusement parks try to hide from public view, Naked Alliances has received high early praise: 

“Richard Noggin and his trusty sidekick expose the bare truth about a ten-year-old-murder and get to the bottom of an ugly human trafficking scheme. With tight prose and a cast of unforgettable characters, Naked Alliances doesn’t let up until you’ve seen it all” 
Tim Baker, author of Eyewitness Blues

Naked Alliances offers a rollicking good time, a dose of evil, a murder to solve, and characters you want to get to know better.  All in a well-written package that begs for more stories to come.”
–Mark Paxson, author of One Night in Bridgeport

S.K. Nicholls’ family owns and operates one of the oldest and largest nudist resorts in the nation located in Central Florida, Cypress Cove. Her experience gives her a deep understanding of the lifestyle choice and how it is extremely different from the sex industry, yet harbors clandestine elements of intrigue and fascination. Social issues are at the forefront of her writing. A former sexual assault nurse examiner, she has a special interest in the subject matter of sex-trafficking. A native of Georgia, she lives in Orlando, Florida with her husband, Greg.
Naked Alliances is published by Brave Blue Heron Books. Members of the news media wishing to request additional information about Naked Alliances are asked to contact Maryglenn McCombs by phone:  (615) 297-9875, or email: maryglenn@maryglenn.com

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