"Scott Smith also wrote The Ruins - which was also made into a movie. While The Ruins was so-so, A Simple Plan was a terrific movie. My favorite scene (which I recall was also in the book) Bridget Fonda breast feeeding her new born and verbally…"
"You could always pull a Chandler or a Hammett and make up your own.
Elmore Leonard has three characters who are Deputy US Marshal Karen Sisco, Raylon Givens and Carl (Carlos) Webster. I don't recall any slag term, usually they are called…"
I've written & published poetry, short stories (literary & some crime stories in ThugLit, Demolition & others online), art criticism and book reviews (though I lost those gigs to downsizing).
I Am A:
Reader, Writer, Critic
Books And Authors I Like:
I cut my teeth on Spade, Marlowe, Archer. Added Spenser & anything by Elmore Leonard including his early Westerns George Pelecanos, Richard Price and Donald Westlake. I'm currently mixing my reading of Hard Case Crime with classic Gold Medal. Megan Abbott, Vicki Hendricks... it is a long & growing list.
Movies And TV Shows I Like:
Monk, Psych, The Wire...
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