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New novel “21st Century American Small Town” by Mohammed Hoque is released, the intriguing tale of three personalities and the fate that brings them together

New novel "21st Century American Small Town" by Mohammed Hoque is released, the intriguing tale of three personalities and the fate that brings them together

“21st Century American Small Town” by Mohammed Hoque has been released worldwide. This 224-page novel follows three distinct individuals, a reporter, an FBI agent, and an incarcerated math teacher, each living parallel lives in a small town in upstate New York. Going about their daily routines and unaware of one another’s existence and, they all share a passion for making their small town a better place. Over the course of the story, their lives become intertwined in unexpected ways.

Written in short chapters that alternate among the characters’ perspectives, the novel explores the inner thoughts of three unique individuals and the different outlooks they hold. The small sections and brisk pace keep readers engaged while the story’s setting, the fictional little city of Nelson, NY, provides a backdrop that reminds them that in small towns, there’s often more going on than meets the eye.

Inspired by his own life in a similar American small town, as well as his background as an immigrant and experiences working various jobs throughout the American northeast, Hoque paints a portrait of community and depth in a place typically overlooked by much of the world. The story is grounded and realistic, driven by the curious fate that draws the characters together, and the first-person narration allows readers a glimpse of the hopes, fears, and dreams of each character.

Sometimes understated, punctuated with moments of action and surprising revelation, this fascinating novel invites readers to think deeply about interconnectedness, shared values, and the interesting lives of people in small towns throughout the country.

21st Century American Small Town (ISBN: 9781961532434) can be purchased through retailers worldwide, including Barnes and Noble and Amazon. The paperback retails for $17.99 and the ebook retails for $2.99. Review copies and interviews are available upon request.

From the back cover:

Our story begins in Nelson, NY a small fictional upstate town where seemingly nothing happens, but underneath the surface everything is happening. Three main protagonists: a Math Teacher, a Reporter, and an FBI Agent live parallel lives, but their passion and struggle to make Nelson a better community make their paths inevitably cross, and their fate intertwined. The complication of human relations in urban environments in America is depicted in their conflicts, along with the unexpected twist found at the end of the story.

About the author:

The author was born in Queens, NY to two Bangladeshi immigrants. He received his Bachelor of Arts in Information Science and Policy from the University of Albany in Albany, NY. He currently is a Small Business Owner in Upstate New York. His first written work is 21st Century American Small Town. It is a realistic fiction novella that touches on how complicated human relations are in the context of an urban environment in the United States.

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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