‘The Man in Cell 41’ Book Trailer debut!

June 1961 – Dean Talbot awakes from a drunken blackout to discover his wife has been brutally murdered. He doesn’t know if he did it or not and is arrested for the crime. After a swift trial, he is sentenced to spend the rest of his life in prison on The Rock; Alcatraz Federal Penitentiary. Once there, he meets a strange inmate from Denmark who seems to know an awful lot about Richie and his wife’s murder.

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The inmate’s name is Harald, also convicted of murder. He teases Richie with facts that could prove Harald was the murderer. Convinced of his innocence, Richie works with a guard to find out more about Harald and the crimes he’s committed. What they discover, however, is a secret that could kill them all. Harald is no simple killer, and Richie discovers a family secret that will change his destiny forever.

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“Your family is legend, Mr. Talbot. You may not know it yet, but I do. I’ve studied you just as I have studied your lineage. Do you think it is by accident we have both come to share space on this island at the exact same moment?” Harald asked with a menacing grin while circling Richie like a hunter with his prey. Harald continued.

“You bear a mark, just as your father did, and his father and his father and his, back to the beginning. Do not play coy. You know of what I speak. You know not of the power within you, but I do. It’s time, Mr. Talbot. It’s time for you to let it out…”

Harald to Dean Talbot, The Man in Cell 41

From the future Historical-Fiction/Horror novel The Man in Cell 41 by Lyle S. Russell. Follow this blog for updates!


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