Introducing Malachy’s Gloriam...

From Chicago-based author C.M. Martello comes the riveting story of an accused Italian-American priest, a disbarred criminal defense attorney and the connected, wealthy anonymous "voice" who wants the priest proven innocent. 

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"...Martello creates a setting that is as detailed and vibrant as his characters. Chicago comes alive in the novel...Martello knocks one out of the proverbial ballpark..." 
- The San Francisco Book Review

“...An amazing first novel...What makes Malachy’s Gloriam such a good read is the super colorful cast of characters. Characters they are, but each one is very realistic..."
 - Viga Boland, Readers’ Favorite
"...The action moves fast, there are great side characters, and justice triumphs in the end. I recommend the book as a very enjoyable detective book...”   
 - Ralph Peterson, Manhattan Book Review


"What is a crime and what is a sin? Malachy’s Gloriam...set amidst Chicago’s Irish-American community, dances with this distinction..."
- Mary Ellen Prindiville, Irish American News

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Click on the image to read Chapter 1 of C.M. Martello's new book, Malachy's Gloriam.

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