Wallace Stroby





Wallace Stroby


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Long Branch, New Jersey, The United States
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Wallace Stroby is an award-winning journalist and the author of the novels
Cold Shot to the Heart, Gone 'Til November, The Heartbreak Lounge and The Barbed-Wire Kiss..

A Long Branch, N.J., native, he's a lifelong resident of the Jersey Shore. "The Barbed-Wire Kiss," which The Washington Post called "a scorching first novel ...full of attention to character and memory and, even more, to the neighborhoods of New Jersey," was a finalist for the 2004 Barry Award for Best First Novel.

A graduate of Rutgers University, Stroby was an editor at the Star-Ledger of Newark, Tony Soprano's hometown newspaper, for 13 years.

Average rating: 3.74 · 1,572 ratings · 336 reviews · 14 distinct works · Similar authors
Cold Shot to the Heart (Cri...

3.66 avg rating — 379 ratings — published 2011 — 10 editions
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Gone 'til November

3.53 avg rating — 300 ratings — published 2010 — 10 editions
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Kings of Midnight (Crissa S...

3.86 avg rating — 221 ratings — published 2012 — 7 editions
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Shoot the Woman First (Cris...

3.92 avg rating — 195 ratings — published 2013 — 8 editions
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The Barbed-Wire Kiss (Harry...

3.73 avg rating — 142 ratings — published 2003 — 7 editions
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The Devil's Share (Crissa S...

3.90 avg rating — 103 ratings — published 2015 — 5 editions
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The Heartbreak Lounge

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Lovers in the Cold

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Kalter Schuss ins Herz: Ein...

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Cold Shot to the Heart Kings of Midnight Shoot the Woman First The Devil's Share
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The Barbed-Wire Kiss The Heartbreak Lounge
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“Across the intersection he could see the crumbling blue-green facade of the Palace Amusements building, the grinning ten-foot-high face on its north wall smiling out on empty streets and vacant lots. The arcade entrances were covered with plywood; broken neon tubing hung from the walls. He thought of the hours he had spent there as a kid, playing pinball, firing the real .22s in the shooting gallery, riding the bumper cars. It hurt to look at it now.”
Wallace Stroby, The Barbed-Wire Kiss

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