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The Striver: A New York Noir Thriller

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A young and ambitious New York gangster; two dedicated New York detectives. The city just isn t big enough for them all . . .
Teddy Winuk has it all going on. He s young, ambitious, dedicated, ruthless and blessed with enough energy to fuel a crew twice the size of the one he s assembled. Teddy has a game plan, too, a marketing strategy worthy of the financier he once as
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Hardcover, 208 pages
Published February 1st 2015 by Severn House Publishers
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A young and ambitious New York gangster; two dedicated New York detectives. The city just isn't big enough for them all . . .

Teddy Winuk has it all going on. He's young, ambitious, dedicated, ruthless and blessed with enough energy to fuel a crew twice the size of the one he's assembled. Teddy has a game plan, too, a marketing strategy worthy of the financier he once aspired to be. New York City is home to more than three million immigrants from all over the world. Naturally, a s
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3.5 stars : Fast paced and reminiscent of Mickey Spillane, hard-boiled detective Boots and lethal partner Jill go after the little criminals and the big mobsters with a vengeance. There's a love-hate relationship between Boots and the streets that makes for a fun read, but not great prose.
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Stephen Solomita (b. 1943) is a prolific author of thrillers. Born in Bayside, Queens, he worked as a cab driver before becoming a novelist in the late 1980s. His first novel, A Twist of the Knife (1988), won acclaim for its intimate depiction of New York’s rough patches, its gritty style, and its dark vision of urban terrorism. This debut introduced Stanley Moodrow, a disaffected New York Police ...more
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