By J. A. Konrath
This assortment gains twenty brief tales from funny mystery author J.A. Konrath. incorporated are a number of hardboiled stories, a few noir, a few parody and satire, a couple of straight-out comedy items, and some tales that did not healthy into Konrath's different collections, Horror tales and Jack Daniels Stories.
The twenty tales include:
The giant men - Flash fiction, winner of the Derringer Award.
A Fistful of comfortable - A satire of the secret comfortable genre.
Cleansing - An old crime of biblical proportions.
Lying Eyes - clear up it your self, given the clues.
Perfect Plan - one other remedy it your self. do not you keep in mind One Minute Mysteries and Encyclopedia Brown?
Piece of Cake - one other clear up it your self, initially featured in Woman's World.
Animal appeal - resolve it yourself.
Urgent answer wanted - A cautionary story approximately facing spammers.
Blaine's Deal - A parody of hardboiled noir.
Light Drizzle - A light-hearted send-up of hitman stories.
An Archaeologist's tale - How digging up previous bones ends up in clean corpses.
Don't Press That Button! - An essay in regards to the devices within the James Bond universe, and that you have to buy.
Piranha Pool - A author looking feedback can pay the final word price.
A Newbie's advisor to Thrillerfest - by no means been to a secret convention? this is the in-depth dirt.
Inspector Oxnard - he is both fantastic, or too silly to breathe.
One evening purely - A activities fan results in penitentiary, enthusiastic about the affection of the game.
Could Stephanie Plum automobile quite Get vehicle assurance? - An essay approximately Janet Evanovich's recognized character.
Cozy or Hardboiled? - Take the try out to determine which kind of e-book you are examining.
Addiction - what is the worst drug you may get hung up on?
Weigh to head - A humor column approximately wellbeing and fitness clubs.
Specially formatted for Kindle with an interactive desk of contents, this booklet additionally comprises excerpts from Whiskey bitter and Disturb by way of J.A. Konrath.
About the Author
JA Konrath is the writer of 8 novels within the Jack Daniels mystery sequence. they don't have to be learn in chronological order to be loved, yet in case you need to know it's: Whiskey bitter, Bloody Mary, Rusty Nail, soiled Martini, Fuzzy Navel, Cherry Bomb, Shaken, and Stirred.
Jack additionally seems within the novels Shot of Tequila, Flee, Spree, 3, Timecaster Supersymmetry, Banana Hammock, and Serial Killers Uncut, in addition to the fast tale assortment Jack Daniels tales, and the novellas Floaters and Burners.
Last name, the 9th Jack Daniels novel, can be to be had in spring of 2013.
Other novels comprise beginning, The record, Disturb, Shot of Tequila, and Serial Killers Uncut.
Konrath writes horror lower than the identify Jack Kilborn, together with the bestsellers Afraid, Trapped, and Endurance.
He has offered over one million ebooks.