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Tony Morelli’s latest project, the biography of actor and multi-millionaire entrepreneur Sal DeVanno, thrusts him into a Hollywood world of fraud, forgery and murder. Author Tony Morelli’s agent, Mick, calls in the middle of the night. Their high school friend/Hollywood actor Sal DeVanno is dead. Mick suggests that Tony write Sal’s biography. Several obstacles challenge his decision: a beautiful girlfriend who threatens to leave him, Sal’s family’s protection of “the secret,” a PI investigating his will disappears, Sal’s suspicious “friends.” Tony’s choice propels him into danger, sex, and shocking revelations . . . inspired by a true story.




“In Search of Sal … arrived last night and I made the mistake of reading the first couple of pages and then could not put it down till I finished it. A friendship that develops in High School between Tony and Sal and then gets lost after graduation takes you on a journey that involves mystery, suspense, murder ,fraud, love affairs and courage. Compelling reading. Bravo Home Boy, Bravo!”

-Tom Dreesen, entertainer, actor, author.


“Hop aboard this La-La Land express and enjoy the ride.”

-Robert Goldsborough, author of Archie Meets Nero Wolfe, a prequel to Rex Stout’s classic detective series.


“In Search of Sal has a nostalgic heart and a noir soul.”

-Clare O’Donohue, Author of The Kate Conway Mysteries & The Someday Quilts Mysteries, President of Midwest Mystery Writers of America, www.clareodonohue.com.


“My copy of In Search of Sal arrived Friday and I couldn’t put it down until I finished it. I grabbed me from the very beginning. I laughed. I cried. It’s the feel good book of the year.” Seriously this is a very well written murder mystery.”

-Amazon Review