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Tony Kelsey is Vice President of Marketing for Pactimo, a premier cycling apparel brand headquartered in Denver, Colorado. He's the recipient of several awards for UI design and was VP of Global Creative for an international, $1B information technology consultancy where he oversaw web and brand strategy. Prior to that, Tony was a US Marine Corps combat air controller and graduate of the prestigious Navy Fighter Weapons School (aka TOPGUN). He loves to tinker in the kitchen and travel the world, and is currently working on his next novel.

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Once a Man Indulges  —  a novel by Tony Kelsey

Private detective Harry Thorpe is tormented by his experiences as a fighter/bomber pilot in the South Pacific, haunted by a previous case involving the murder of a child, and paralyzed by his own fears of inadequacy and addiction while lured into a spiraling case of kidnapping and deceit. Along the way he passionately falls for a woman struggling with her own addictions, causing him to ignore reality and his instincts as a detective. Can he overcome his personal demons and the overarching dominance of a former flying mentor to get at justice? Or will he become one in the same with those he pursues?

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Mountain Sounds  —  a novel by Tony Kelsey

Alex knows nothing about his mother's father, his life or how he died until one day when his grandmother Leah inadvertently reveals clues to the past. As he researches the story the reader is tossed into the often zany and mysterious lives of a small mountain town in 1950's Colorado.