Comic book artist, part-time sleuth and multi-millionare Kirby Baxter arrives at a Canadian comic book convention intending to catch up with old friends but he is very quickly caught up in a murder investigation. Duncan MacMaster’s A Mint Condition Corpse is a joy. Fast-moving, funny and choc-full of great characters, observations and dialogue. Highly recommended.
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From Wikipedia: ‘Lowlife is a 2017 American comedy crime film co-written and directed by Ryan Prows and stars Nicki Micheaux. It had its world premiere at the 2017 Fantasia International Film Festival.’ Lowlife Official Website.
Over at Amazon.com, e.hobart says: ‘Paul Brazill is fast becoming one of my favorite crime fiction writers. This one is another winning combination of humor, suspense and action.’
Over at Amazon.com, e.hobart says Too Many Crooks is a ‘Fast paced, very funny caper novella.’
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Over at his blog, Jack Strange says: ‘The story itself is a can of worms into which the freakish cast is drawn willy nilly, through their different points of contact with a criminal family, a heist, a number of hits, and one or two murders that aren’t hits. But this book isn’t just about charactersContinue reading “Jack Strange Reviews Cold London Blues”
Nancy is an unsuccessful London actress whose life goes decidedly pear-shaped when she gets pregnant – with the Antichrist. Anne Billson’s The Coming Thing is a hell of a romp. It’s like an inventive, witty and fast-moving cocktail of Ealing Comedy, the Final Destination films, The Plank, ’80s satire, and more. The Coming Thing isContinue reading “Recommended Read: The Coming Thing by Anne Billson”
Over at Amazon.co.uk , ace crime writer Keith Nixon says: 5 out of 5 stars Brazill does it again ‘Poland based British author Paul Brazill serves up another belting slice of noir with a splash of dark humour. Seven interlinked stories follow with an international flavour, leaping principally between London and New York with Durham andContinue reading “Keith Nixon Reviews Big City Blues”
Over at GOODREADS, LIZ says: ‘Down and out in London and Warsaw Paul D Brazill doesn’t miss a step in this story. Dive bars, drunks, and dangerous criminals abound in a most entertaining way.’ And DOUGLAS CRONK says: ‘Hilarious tale with neo-nazis, gangsters, ne’er-do-wells, and bikers set in London and Warsaw.’