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Noir in the Sunshine

Jun 28, 2011 in Writing

So some years ago I was writing this series of P.I. novels about a detective in St. Louis. He wasn’t exactly your classic shamus but he did have Sam Spade DNA and he did walk some pretty mean streets in a gritty industrial city. But what I wanted to do was a second series, something […]

Start reading A Drop of the Hard Stuff by Lawrence Block

Apr 29, 2011 in Books, Excerpts, Fiction, Mulholland Authors

Next month we are publishing A Drop of the Hard Stuff by Lawrence Block, the newest installment in the celebrated Matthew Scudder series. Start here with the prologue to the novel Booklist, in a starred review, called: “Genius…the prose, as always, is like the club soda Scudder sips in the opening pages: cool, fizzy, and completely […]