On a bitter January night, private detective Sam Carlisle steps out of a nightclub and stumbles across a severely wounded man prostrate on the freezing ground. Despite Sam's efforts to save him, the stranger dies in his arms, uttering three small words before taking his final breath. Help. Me. Find. In the days that follow, the tragic encounter plays increasingly on Sam's mind. Who was the victim? What was he trying to find?
Books by Michael Joseph
Eighty-seven year old Geoffrey Compton is found dead in his home, the result of an apparent suicide. However, his son Benjamin suspects there was more to his father's death and hires maverick ex-cop Sam Carlisle to investigate. Sam discovers a number of Geoffrey's old acquaintances have also passed away recently in suspicious circumstances ...
A New Dawn Rising is a mystery thriller about troubled ex-cop Sam Carlisle, who is suspected of a murder he did not commit, forcing him to hunt down the real culprit himself. Sam's journey takes him deep into the local criminal underworld, where he must decipher dark secrets and overcome dangerous enemies in a frantic race against time to prove his innocence.