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Something About Me and My Book:
What do you do when your neighbor turns up strangled beneath your bedroom window? In The Chosen Few, Boston private investigator Max Lovely straps on his Ruger .357 Magnum, climbs into his battered Chrysler convertible, and hits the streets of the Boston looking for clues. The brainchild of Fort Myers, Florida resident Matthew Simon, Max Lovely is a seemingly sluggish detective with surprising powers of perception, a dangerous overabundance of empathy, and a strange collection of friends. The Chosen Few is the first in a series set in Boston and featuring the ex-cop-turned-private-eye.

Matthew Simon grew up in Amherst, Massachusetts and attended Williams College in Williamstown, Massachusetts. He lived and worked in many of Boston's urban neighborhoods, including Back Bay, Beacon Hill, the South End, and Chelsea. Matt spent ten years bedridden with Chronic Fatigue Syndrome. During those years of forced silence, the Max Lovely mystery series evolved as a form of internal entertainment. Matt has since recovered his health.

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Opening chapters of The Chosen Few, a mystery set in Boston


Max Lovely stopped his old Chrysler at the end of his driveway. His neighbor was on her front porch, struggling with a plastic trash can in the fading light. He turned off the engine.

“I’ll get that for you, Mrs. Grybowski.”

She sighed. “This garbage can keeps getting bigger.”

“They have a way of doing that.” He carried it down to the sidewalk and left it beneath the old maple tree in front of… Continue

Posted on March 13, 2009 at 6:57am

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