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New York Times Bestselling Author Barry Hawkins Releases a Gripping New Thriller, “There Are Smiles That Make Us Blue”

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New York Times Bestselling Author Barry Hawkins Releases a Gripping New Thriller, "There Are Smiles That Make Us Blue"
Author Barry Hawkins releases a new thriller, "There Are Smiles That Make Us Blue," featuring Detective Frank Terranova in a complex murder case stretching from Manhattan to Argentina. The novel intricately combines drug cartels, corporate crime, and personal demons against a backdrop of psychological depth and action.

Bestselling author Barry Hawkins, renowned for his deep psychological insights and riveting narratives, is proud to announce the release of his latest novel, "There Are Smiles That Make Us Blue," a thrilling addition to the Ninth Precinct series. This new tale takes readers on a high-stakes adventure with Detective Frank Terranova, an introspective New York cop who confronts not only the city's most dangerous criminals but also his own inner demons.

Set against the backdrop of Manhattan’s gritty streets and extending to the perilous underworld of Argentina, Detective Terranova navigates through a maze of drug dealers, corporate felons, terrorists, and fanatics. An unusual murder case involving a bizarre drug that leaves its users smiling but often dead pulls him into an international conspiracy. Amidst this chaos, love weaves its complex threads, challenging Terranova's values and complicating his mission even further.

Barry Hawkins, a licensed mental health practitioner with a diverse background as a writer, musician, actor, and ventriloquist, brings his unique perspective to this compelling narrative. His experience enriches the story’s psychological depth and authenticity, captivating readers with intricate character studies and fast-paced action.

Marion V., an Amazon reviewer, praises the novel: “This book was great. The chase was on from page one. So many characters. Hard to put down. I recommend this book to all who are thriller fans.”

Every smile hides a secret.

"There Are Smiles That Make Us Blue" is available now on Kindle and in paperback on Amazon and Barnes & Noble.

About the Book

In the heart of Manhattan, a seasoned detective battles not only the city's most vicious criminals but also his own haunting shadows. An enigmatic murder case linked to a mysterious substance that induces fatal smiles thrusts him into a whirlwind international chase from the grimy streets of New York to the perilous underbelly of Argentina. As love unexpectedly entangles him with a suspect, he must rely on his deep-seated values and ample firepower to protect those he holds dear and unravel a conspiracy that spans continents.

About the Author

Barry Hawkins is an acclaimed author known for his psychological thrillers and intricate character development. A licensed mental health practitioner with a rich background in the arts, including music, acting, and ventriloquism, Hawkins brings a unique perspective to his storytelling. His career also spans writing award-winning poetry, short stories, and professional articles. Residing in the scenic Hudson River Valley, he finds inspiration in his surroundings and enjoys an active lifestyle that includes running and playing in a concert band. 

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