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Blood, Guts, and Whiskey

3.98  ·  Rating Details ·  44 Ratings  ·  6 Reviews
She had an ass like a heart turned upside down and cut in half--and that's what we call foreshadowing, friend.

Gruesome and glam, vicious and violent, this collection of the best new neo-noir fiction will hit you like a biker boot to the skull. Unleashed from the net's most hardcore award-winning site, these down, dirty, and deeply depraved tales don't just cut the edge . .
Paperback, 320 pages
Published June 1st 2010 by Kensington (first published January 1st 2010)
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Dec 12, 2013 Jack rated it liked it
Any anthology is hot and cold. Blood, Guts, and Whiskey falls into inconsistency, as can happen in a collection with so many stories. The anthology focuses mostly on the crime fiction subgenre. Some stories in this collection are really good, but here are others that don't work for me. The conclusions jump out of nowhere, or the plot doesn't seem anchored. Neo-noir is so much about atmosphere, but at the same time storytelling technique still applies. The lesser of the stories in this anthology ...more
Sep 27, 2012 Michael rated it really liked it
Another good collection of stories from Todd Robinson and Thuglit. Not as good as Hardcore Hardboiled, but still good and still worth the time for fans of the genre. Now you go read it while I dream about one day being published in it.
Decent collection of up-and-coming noir fiction. A friend of mine is published in here and I went to a reading of several of the authors. It has some saggy stories but overall it's an excellent light read.
Kieran Sumner
May 25, 2012 Kieran Sumner rated it really liked it
First collection of neo-noir I have read. It was good, I look forward to more, a brilliant book to relax to.
Shannon Barber
Mar 11, 2013 Shannon Barber rated it really liked it
If you are a fan of modern noir this book is a must. This is a well balanced, fast paced collection. There is enough variance in the styles of the individual stories to show a wide range of noir.
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One of the best comps of the year. Violent, funny, and ruthless. Short excellent fiction. Recommended for lovers of short, gritty, wild stuff. I couldn't get enough.
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