Sunday, July 29, 2007

Mike Doogan's "Lost Angel," the movie

The current feature at My Book, The Movie: Mike Doogan's Lost Angel and Capitol Offense.

Mike Doogan's first novel, Lost Angel, has been nominated for a Shamus Award by the Private Eye Writers of America. His second, Capitol Offense, is due in August. A third is scheduled for release in the coming year.

All feature Detective Nik Kane.

The Thrilling Detective
described Nik Kane:

Alaska's own Nik Kane is a former Anchorage, Alaska cop who has fallen from grace. With twenty-five years of service under his belt, fifteen of them as a detective, who was sent to prison, where he served seven years in prison following a false conviction. Now free, he's seeking to redeem himself by working as a private eye

He's alternately helped and hindered in his quest by his wisecracking sometime-partner, Tlingit cabbie Cocoa Paul, and his estranged son Dylan.

Doogan calls Kane a "battered, violent, uncertain hero."

See which actor the author sees as his central character.

Read more about Mike Doogan and his writing, including excerpts from Lost Angel and Capitol Offense, at his website.

My Book, The Movie: Lost Angel and Capitol Offense.

--Marshal Zeringue