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Bullets, Bourbon & Brass

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"If you can't hear a gunshot, did someone really die?"

Dive into published author, Kim Karter's, Bullets, Bourbon & Brass for a Southern tale spun from an honest perspective. Meet Jackie Dawson, nicknamed The Kingpin, for good reason. She's in charge of bootlegging, gambling, and any kind of illegal sales in the completely dry state of Alabama. With the help of a crooke
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Published (first published July 11th 2011)
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Thamy
Jul 19, 2011 Thamy rated it liked it
I normally read YA books and this book threw me out of track, I had never read a Southern Fiction book before and man, I was left gasping for air.
This book is heavy reading and by heavy I mean it is extremely fast paced, with lots of characters, with a lot of action and a lot of things going on. The author stays true to the unique writing style of that era; I'm guessing the 1960's to 1980's.
I had to stop myself and read a couple of pages again because I was just getting confused...I know, It h
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Charlotte Sterling
Jul 13, 2011 Charlotte Sterling rated it liked it
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With Bullets, Bourbon & Brass, Kim Karter writes a story that immerses the reader in a bygone era of Southern Swag. The Kingpin, Jackie Dawson, loves booze, her girl Lilly-Ann, and is apparently appealing to everyone except the Whites, a rival bourbon-making family. The story is fast paced and never lets up. This is both its strength and its weakness. Since it is only a novella, I did sometimes have a hard time connecting to Jackie, or getting much of a sense of who she was, but that was due ...more
David
Aug 15, 2011 David rated it really liked it
A really enjoyable novella and my first ever kindle purchase and read. Thanks Kim.
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Kim Karter is a born and raised Southerner. Her work depicts the macabre and quirks of the South from an honest perspective. Look for her short stories in Folly, Dew on the Kudzu, and New Voices in Horror. Her novella Bullets, Bourbon & Brass is available on Amazon and Barnes and Noble. She resides in Muscle Shoals, Alabama, with her family, german shepherd, and an orphaned fox named Todd.


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