An Amazon Best Book of the Month: Mystery, Thriller & Suspense
“With its huge, entertaining cast and smooth sleuth, this series kickoff recalls vintage Chandler or Hammett.” —Kirkus Reviews
“This fine series launch from bestseller Smith (The Ancient Nine) introduces PI Ashe Cayne, a former Chicago PD detective…Ashe is just one of many well-drawn, multilayered characters. Readers will eagerly await his return.” —Publishers Weekly
“Ian K. Smith has created a suspense story where the pages practically turn themselves all the way to the twist at the end.” —AuthorLink
“Smith creates a fond and layered portrait of the Windy City, in all its multidimensional glory, as we traipse from fancy high-rises, to grungy boxing gyms, to tastefully decorated criminal lairs. Here’s hoping for many more installments in the series!” —CrimeReads, Most Anticipated Crime Books of 2020
“Ian K. Smith’s The Unspoken is the start of a big, bold, original new series. Chicago PI Ashe Cayne is the perfect hero for our times. I can’t wait to read his next adventure.” —Harlan Coben, #1 New York Times bestselling author
Dr. Ian K. Smith is the #1 New York Times bestselling author of Shred: The Revolutionary Diet, as well as Super Shred: The Big Results Diet, Blast the Sugar Out!, The Clean 20, The Ancient Nine, and eleven other books, with millions of copies in print. Dr. Smith’s critically acclaimed novel The Blackbird Papers was the 2005 BCALA fiction recipient of the Honor Book Award.
Dr. Smith is a former cohost of the Emmy Award–winning daytime talk show The Doctors and is currently the medical contributor and cohost of The Rachael Ray Show. He has written for Time, Newsweek, Men’s Fitness, and the New York Daily News, among others. Dr. Smith has served on the boards of the American Council on Exercise, the New York Mission Society, the Prevent Cancer Foundation, the New York Council for the Humanities, and the Maya Angelou Center for Health Equity.
Keep up to date with Dr. Smith by visiting his website, www.doctoriansmith.com, and following him on Twitter @DrIanSmith and Instagram @DoctorIanSmith.