Tag: noir

Between the Devil and the Deep Blue Eyes

Between the Devil and the Deep Blue Eyes

My Review Until I began reading Mike Dennis’ work, I never really got too into noir fiction, but I most definitely a fan now.  Between the Devil and the Deep Blue Eyes is a great story that takes the “average guy meets a femme fatale” plot and gives it a twist and a gripping story. […]

Posted 13 January 2012 by Kim in Book Review / 1 Comment

Bloodstains on the Wall

Bloodstains on the Wall

My Review Bloodstains on the Wall is a collection of three short stories, each following a different, completely amoral character.  Each short story was beautifully written, and deliciously dark.  It is difficult to discuss each individual story too much in depth without giving spoilers, and these stories are far too good to spoil. What I […]

Posted 8 April 2011 by Kim in Book Review / 2 Comments

Lake Charles

Lake Charles

My Review Lake Charles is the soon to be released standalone novel from Ed Lynskey.  I had not read anything by this author prior to this book and I very much enjoyed it.  Set in 1979 in the midst of the gas crisis and the Iran situation, the story brought me back to the time, […]

Posted 7 April 2011 by Kim in Book Review / 0 Comments