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Threshold: A Hard-Boiled Thriller

4.6 of 5 stars 4.60  ·  rating details  ·  5 ratings  ·  3 reviews
Honey McGuinness hasn't weathered the storm of life; she's been chewed up and spit out by it. Although she hasn't exactly landed on her feet, she's a strong, enigmatic, and untamed creature-with more than enough juice to play with the big boys. When a haunting past becomes too painful, she moves to Skid Row where she hopes to disappear among the forsaken and forgotten. But ...more
Paperback, 132 pages
Published December 16th 2008 by iUniverse
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Crystal
I won this on a quick giveaway from Melissa at Melissa's Bookshelf. It sounded interesting to me so I wanted to give it a shot. I'm pretty new to hard-boiled suspense/thriller books reading pretty much just the typical mainstream thrillers. I'm glad I got this book. It was a fast, enjoyable read. I really enjoyed the character of Honey McGuinness. She is not perfect, she has had a hard life and she knows it, but she moves on with her life. She has a lot of depth and even though she is not all go ...more
Cheryl Anne Gardner
Deviant, damaged, and a not so pretty personification of obsessive need: meet hard-ass Honey McGuinnes who is the trash-talking street-wise ex-junkie narrator of this emotionally charged thriller. Yup, Honey has been on the receiving end of a cosmic high colonic, and she doesn’t mind giving you all the gory matter-of-fact details of her damaged psyche. Nope, Honey couldn’t give a shit when it comes to what people think of her because, as she so adamantly states throughout the story, she couldn’t ...more
Billyleethompson
CHANDLER MEETS BUKOWSKI ....

Kozek doesn't mince words or waste space. She loads you into a fast moving locomotive, drops you off in a dark and dirty place, and manages to bring you out with just a few nasty stains. This is noir-plus. There are unexpected moments when the author pushes beyond the genre into literature, brilliantly manipulating the classic monosyllabic language. The result is raw, unsettling, perverse, and totally irresistible. I sat down to read it and didn't get up till I was fi
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