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New crime thriller “The Lonely Prisoner” by Michael J. Kundu is released, the twisting tale of a wrongfully convicted man’s quest to uncover the truth after 26 years in prison

New crime thriller "The Lonely Prisoner" by Michael J. Kundu is released, the twisting tale of a wrongfully convicted man’s quest to uncover the truth after 26 years in prison

“The Lonely Prisoner” by Michael J. Kundu has been released worldwide. This 189-page gripping crime novel tells the story of Michael Fletcher, unjustly incarcerated for a murder he didn't commit. Enduring over two decades behind bars, Michael's journey unfolds as he grapples with repeated failures in seeking early parole. Despite the setbacks, he dedicates his time not only to self-education but also to educating others, constantly clinging to the hope for a brighter future beyond the prison walls.

With the help of an unlikely friend, Michael unwittingly embarks on a new mission upon his release: discovering the truth about what really happened. Though his objectives are clear, Michael’s search for information is fraught with twists and surprises as he struggles to acclimate to a changed world. As he begins to uncover clues and chase down leads, digging into the past through any available channels, Michael’s sense of disconnection from modern life persists, plaguing his thoughts. 

Through a series of shocking discoveries and unexpected revelations, Michael gets closer and closer to the truth, doing his best to find his place in a world that left him behind. 

By delving into his protagonist’s psyche, from the isolation of prison life to the confusion of emerging into an unfamiliar world, the author skillfully weaves observations about the state of society into this compelling, thrilling narrative. As characters seek the truth about a murder, they also uncover truths about themselves, the secrecy of those in power, and the essential importance of courage. Throughout his entire journey, Michael finds a sense of meaning and accomplishment that seemed impossible on the day he entered prison. 

Inspired by his multinational and multicultural background, author Michael J. Kundu weaves diverse perspectives and experiences into the book, reminding readers that each unique individual has inherent value and a story to tell. Kundu’s global travels and cross-cultural interests, including speaking multiple languages, inform the depth of his characters, as well as an underlying emphasis on bravery, knowledge, and compassion that helps the story feel personal throughout the plot’s twists and turns. 

This turbulent story of investigation, deception, and crime goes beyond the familiar elements of a mystery novel to create a hopeful message of self-discovery and finding purpose through helping others. The story is a truly unique combination of exciting thrills and deep reflection, sure to keep readers engrossed through every page.

The Lonely Prisoner (ISBN: 9781962987387) can be purchased through retailers worldwide, including Barnes and Noble and Amazon. The paperback retails for $15.90, and the ebook retails for $2.99. Review copies and interviews are available upon request.

From the back cover:

At 25, Michael Fletcher was wrongly sentenced to 26 years for a murder he didn't commit. Despite futile attempts to prove his innocence, he finds purpose in prison. Upon release, he embarks on a quest to uncover the truth with an unexpected ally. Adapting to a changed world after incarceration proves to be a challenging and emotional battle for Michael.

About the author:

Michael J. Kundu was born in London, Great Britain, in 1969 to an Indian father and a German mother. He has lived in various places in Europe. His love for reading has prompted him to write this book giving this crime novel more than an edge of mystery and suspense, but also a contemporary perspective on life. He has a great passion for learning languages and travelling across the globe. He enjoys spending time with his family and lives in Luxembourg with his Italian wife and two teenage children. 

About MindStir Media:

MindStir Media LLC is an award-winning book publisher. To learn more about publishing a book with MindStir Media, visit or call 800-767-0531.

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