Lone Star Noir

Lone Star Noir

eBook - 2010
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Publisher: New York, NY : Akashic ; London : Turnaround [distributor], 2010.
ISBN: 9781617750014
1617750018
Characteristics: 1 online resource (276 p.) : map.
Additional Contributors: Byrd, John William 1973-
Byrd, Bobby 1942-
Contents: Phelan's first case / Lisa Sandlin
Catgirl / Claudia Smith
Who stole my monkey? / David Corbett & Luis Alberto Urrea
Six dead cabbies / Tim Tingle
Luck / James Crumley
Preacher's kid / Jessica Powers
Six-finger Jack / Joe R. Lansdale
Duckweed / George Weir
Cherry Coke / Milton T. Burton
Montgomery Clift / Sarah Cortez
Moral hazard / Jesse Sublett
Bottomed out / Dean James
Crank / Ito Romo
The dead man's wife / Bobby Byrd.

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Apr 03, 2016

This is a fun little collection of texas short stories. I have read none of the other noir in this series, and picked this one up because I know the state, and some of the small towns that are visited.

Noir is trendy, and perhaps overdone, but appealing, none-the-less. I assume that there is just enough regional appeal to pick up readers in the collection (Vegas, D.C, Manhattan, and many others). If Texas does not appeal, then choose another book in the series. Well done.

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