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Blacktop Wasteland by SA Cosby audiobook

When our reviewer Rough Justice says ‘believe the hype’ about SA Cosby’s rural noir novel, Blacktop Wasteland, he isn’t kidding. His review sketches the fast-paced plot and the significant threats and difficulties the characters face. Suffice it to say that Cosby has achieved that literary…
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Blacktop Wasteland

American author SA Cosby has delivered this year’s breakout novel. Blacktop Wasteland, set in Virginia, is the story of the downfall of Bug Montage, family man and small-business owner, who has never been able to quite kick the thrills of drag racing and armed robbery….
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Blacktop Wasteland by SA Cosby

Blacktop Wasteland has generated a lot of interest over the preceding months with both veteran and new writers queuing up to sing its praises on social media. The hype, especially considering that Blacktop Wasteland is only Cosby’s second novel, is quite something. The last time…
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Bearskin

Written by James A McLaughlin — For his debut, James A McLaughlin provides an interesting spin on rural noir, itself an increasingly popular genre. Rather than focusing on the drama arising from conflict within poor rural communities, McLaughlin makes his protagonist an outsider. Rice is a…
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Say Nothing

Written by Brad Parks — Read the opening lines of this contemporary stand-alone thriller by American author Brad Parks and you pretty much have to keep going: “Their first move against us was so small, such an infinitesimal blip against the blaring background noise of…
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Men at Night

Written by Kara Voorhees — Regular crime fiction readers will probably have lost count of the number of ‘grizzled police detective tries to solve one last case before his retirement’ stories they’ve come across. Men at Night fits the description too, but it is to…
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Smoking on Mount Rushmore

Written by Ed Lynskey — Based in Washington, DC, Ed Lynskey likes to write about the people on the fringes of American society. The folks without steady work, with a little addiction here and there, and perhaps the occasional criminal impulses… especially when they can…
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