|04-29-2012, 04:19 AM||#1|
Join Date: Mar 2010
Device: Kindle 2 International & Sony PRS-T1
Free (nook/Kindle) Don't Cry For Me by William Campbell Gault [Vintage Pulp Mystery]
Don't Cry For Me by William Campbell Gault is a vintage pulp mystery/crime thriller originally released by Boardman in 1952 and reprinted as part of publisher Adams Media's new Prologue Books imprint, which looks to e-book-only seriously old-school pulp tales of mystery, adventure, and sci-fi at an affordable price, according to the Publishers Weekly article.
The blurb on the cover says that this won an Edgar Award for Best First Novel back in the day.
Currently free @ B&N and Amazon UK, likely to drop in the main store.
He was a heel . . . a blue-blood gone bad, a low-brow with class, a bum with an income. He liked low-slung cars and top-heavy girls, and he took his pleasure where he found it.
He was the consort of bookies, dope-peddlers, crooks; the buddy of has-beens, tough guys, and junkies. He dreamed the big dream, but played it small . . . free wheeling it down hill all the way, with a crack-up—and murder—at the bottom.
Too many slow horses, too many fast women, and finally, one loaded cigarette; and after that . . . trouble: a woman who wouldn’t stay, a dead man’s face that wouldn’t go away, and an alibi that wouldn’t stick . . .
|04-29-2012, 08:18 AM||#2|
Join Date: Jan 2007
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Got it...because I'm a heel.
|04-29-2012, 11:49 AM||#3|
Join Date: Sep 2011
Location: South Georgia
Device: Nook Color / Nook HD+
I am not usually a heel, but I got it any way.
|04-29-2012, 12:42 PM||#5|
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A number of Gualt's books are 99 cents today, also, as part of the Kindle Deal of the Day.
|04-29-2012, 03:01 PM||#7|
Join Date: Nov 2009
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