Read On The Road with Del & Louise: A Novel in Stories by Art Taylor Free Online
Book Title: On The Road with Del & Louise: A Novel in Stories|
The author of the book: Art Taylor
ISBN: No data
ISBN 13: No data
Format files: PDF
The size of the: 464 KB
Edition: Henery Press
Date of issue: September 15th 2015
Read full description of the books On The Road with Del & Louise: A Novel in Stories:Agatha, Macavity, and Derringer Award-Winning Author “A would-be Bonnie and Clyde with a sock monkey keyring dangling from the rearview mirror for a talisman? Why not? These linked short stories are by turns funny, sweet and, at times, touchingly poignant as Del and Louise try to turn from a life of crime to one of solid respectability. Half of me hopes they succeed, the other half is ready for another road trip. Highly recommended.” — Margaret Maron, Edgar Award-Winning Author of the Deborah Knott Mysteries
“Warm yet unsentimental, down-to-earth and pragmatic without being cynical—Art Taylor's characters, like his voice, are a breath of fresh air. Don't miss the chance to go on the road with Del and Louise.” — Donna Andrews, Agatha Award-Winning Author of the Meg Langslow Mysteries
“Taylor is expert at capturing small details that bring to life settings and scenes. He has a natural talent for storytelling, hooking readers from page one with his characters’ potential to do the unexpected. The compelling voice in which his stories about Del and Louise are told artfully creates reader sympathy for a couple who recurrently flirt with crime; it’s a voice that will remain in readers’ minds long after the book is closed.” — Janet Hutchings, Editor, Ellery Queen’s Mystery Magazine“If there’s a Raymond Carver of short crime fiction, Art Taylor would be him—but, you know, without the chain smoking and boozing.” — Keith Rawson, LitReactor
Del’s a small time crook with a moral conscience—robbing convenience stores only for tuition and academic expenses. Brash and sassy Louise goes from being a holdup victim to Del’s lover and accomplice. All they want is a fresh start, an honest life, and a chance to build a family together, but fate conspires to put ever-steeper challenges in their path—and escalating temptations, too.
A real estate scam in recession-blighted Southern California. A wine heist in Napa Valley. A Vegas wedding chapel holdup. A kidnapping in an oil-rich North Dakota boomtown. Can Del and Louise stay on the right side of the law? On one another’s good side? And when they head back to Louise’s hometown in North Carolina, what new trouble will prove the biggest: Louise’s nagging mama or a hidden adversary seemingly intent on tearing the couple apart? Or could those be one and the same?From screwball comedy to domestic drama, and from caper tale to traditional whodunit, these six stories offer suspense with a side of romance—and a little something for all tastes.
Related subjects include: cozy mysteries, women sleuths, mystery novellas, mystery novella series, short story collections, whodunnit short stories, novel in stories, book club recommendations, Southern living, Southern humor, murder mystery books.
Part of the Henery Press Mystery Series Collection, if you like one, you'll probably like them all…
Read information about the authorArt Taylor is the author of On the Road with Del & Louise: A Novel in Stories, winner of the Agatha Award for Best First Novel and a finalist for both the Anthony Award and the Macavity Award in the same category. His short fiction has also won two Agatha Awards, an Anthony Award, a Macavity Award, and three consecutive Derringer Awards. His work has appeared in Ellery Queen's Mystery Magazine, Barrelhouse, Needle: A Magazine of Noir, and North American Review, and online at Fiction Weekly, Mysterical-E, PANK, Plots With Guns, Prick of the Spindle, and SmokeLong Quarterly; stories also appear in the Chesapeake Crimes anthologies This Job Is Murder, Homicidal Holidays, and Storm Warning, all from Wildside Press. Art also reviews mysteries for the Washington Post and contributes frequently to both the Washington Independent Review of Books and Mystery Scene. For more information, visit www.arttaylorwriter.com.
Add a comment to On The Road with Del & Louise: A Novel in Stories
Read EBOOK On The Road with Del & Louise: A Novel in Stories by Art Taylor Online free