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Martin Stanley

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Martin Stanley was born in Middlesbrough in 1972. He was educated in Teesside and later in Bristol, where he studied graphic design. When he isn't writing, he attempts to earn a pathetic living as a freelance graphic designer.

He is the author of The Gamblers, a violent noir thriller set in Bristol; a number of books featuring his anti-heroes the Stanton brothers (The Hunters, Bone Breakers, The Green-eyed Monster, The Curious Case of the Missing Moolah); and The Greatest Show In Town (and other shorts), a collection of short stories. He has two more Stanton brothers books scheduled for release in 2014: The Glasgow Grin (the direct sequel to The Hunters), and A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to Billingham Forum. He also has another few Stan
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As of the 1 August, The Glasgow Grin will be going up in price from 99p/$0.99 to 2.99/$3.99. The lower price point has obviously assisted sales that are creeping towards the 3,000 barrier in the UK, and helped shift numerous … Continue reading Read more of this blog post »
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Average rating: 4.07 · 41 ratings · 14 reviews · 3 distinct works · Similar authors
The Gamblers
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Cogan's Trade by George V. Higgins
Cogan's Trade
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When a couple of lowlifes rob a mob protected card game, hitman and fixer Jackie Cogan is brought in to ensure that scores are settled and the right people are punished. As always with George Higgins the dialogue is awesome. His characters discuss, a ...more
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This is the mutt's nuts. A brilliant, fast-paced read. Frank Macchiano is a fantastic protagonist. Between this and The Power of The Dog, Winslow is becoming one of my favourite authors
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" I did like Gravesend, Rory, but Conway is such a weak individual that I just couldn't get behind him and after a while found my distaste growing (part ...more "
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