All Blog Posts Tagged 'Mexico' (4)

The Blue Eyed Man in Mexico

Two days later, he was in Mexico City.

Fumes. Traffic. Men sweeping the streets with brooms.

Ice cream pushcarts. Taco pushcarts.

Billboards. Women.

Donkey carts. Plush cars. Buses.

Hooting and roaring.

Sweat at the back of his shirt.

His scalp tingling.

His nostrils full of charcoal smoke, exhaust.

The stench of seared meat.

As soon as he hit Mexico city, he went to a dealership and sold the Jeep for a pittance.

Then he bought a small,…

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Added by Ku Okamoto on June 7, 2012 at 11:49am — No Comments

Book Review: "One Perfect Shot: The Posadas County Mysteries" by Steven F. Havill.

Prequels seem to be coming from numerous successful authors these days. It is a tricky thing to do and, as Lee Child and Nevada Barr have recently showed, can have decidedly mixed results. That is not true in this case as One Perfect Shot: The Posadas County Mysteries works on all levels. The book is not only true to the series as a whole; the book is a very good one.

It is 1989 and Undersheriff Bill Gastner’s latest case is a strange one. There is one road grader in all of…

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Added by Kevin R. Tipple on February 25, 2012 at 2:47am — No Comments

Finally, good news to report about my Unsolved book!

Hello Everyone,

Almost a year to the day after my last post (time sure flies, doesn't it?), I am pleased to announce my new True Crime book is finished, and will be available at fine booksellers including Amazon, Barnes and Noble, Chapters, Target, Indigo, and many more at the end of May.

Unsolved: True Canadian Cold Cases profiles 12 still-solvable cases from 1967 to the present day. Not all the cases are well-known,…

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Added by Robert J. Hoshowsky on May 27, 2010 at 1:02pm — 1 Comment

Not at His Best in SERENADE, Cain Was Still Able

Serenade James M. Cain (1937)



As Serenade opens, protagonist Jack Sharp is banished from Paradise, subsisting in Mexico as a kind of operatic stumblebum. He lost both his golden voice and his European Eden when he deserted his muse over the sin of homosexuality. The agent of his temptation and fall was rich, charming Winston Hawes, his maestro and mentor in Paris.



In his Mexico hell, Jack nevertheless finds his Eve, a three-peso whore named Juana Montes, who… Continue

Added by Paul McGoran on July 24, 2008 at 4:00pm — No Comments

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