Wednesday, January 18, 2012

PimPage: An Occasional Feature in Which I Call Interesting Books to Your Attention

Free if you act quickly! Three Ways to Die eBook: Lee Goldberg: Kindle Store: This collection gathers together three wildly acclaimed short stories --Jack Webb's Star, Remaindered, and Bumsickle -- by Edgar-nominated writer Lee Goldberg, author of the bestselling MONK and DIAGNOSIS MURDER series of original mystery novels.

In Jack Webb's Star, a struggling reporter comes up with a bizarre scheme in traffic school with an ex-con in a desperate attempt to reinvigorate his love life. Jack Webb's Star originally appeared in the anthology Hollywood and Crime.

In Remaindered, a once-famous novelist embarks on a self-financed book tour through middle America to save his career...and ends up having a fateful encounter. Remaindered originally appeared in Ellery Queen Mystery Magazine and was a Reader's Choice Award finalist. It has also been reprinted in the Top Suspense anthology.

In Bumsickle, a homeless woman freezes to death, unlocking troubling memories for a weary cop and a powerful Chief of Police. Bumsickle originally appeared in the anthology Fedora III.

1 comment:

Gerard said...

PimPage: Greenback Dollar: the incredible rise of The Kingston Trio by William J. Bush, August 2012, Scarecrow Press.

"First in-depth biography of America's first recording super-group retraces the band members' personal and professional lives, from their rapid rise to stardom to their early retirement in 1967."