The Cocaine Chronicles (Akashic Drug Chronicles)
"The Cocaine Chronicles is a pure, jangled hit of urban, gritty, and raw noir. Caution: These stories are addicting."
--Harlan Coben, award-winning author of Just One Look
The best fiction anthology of cocaine-themed tales to blow through in years, featuring ALL NEW stories from Susan Straight, Lee Child, Jerry Stahl, Ken Bruen, Laura Lippman, Bill Moody, Nina Revoyr, Emory...more
With a topic as dynamic and dramatic as cocaine, one would imagine limitless possibilities for short stories. But apparently that wasn't the case for the writers of this short story anthology. The majority of the stories are stale stereotypical ramblings by writers who obviously have no experience with the drug and are unable to imagine anything beyond the same media fueled drivel. Violence, sex and paranoia may be a part of the cocaine experience for some, but there is so much more to the drug ...more
I have always observed that the conversations of people when drunk or high start to take on a bit of the fantastic and the ridi ...more