Tough guys and gals in dark and sinister worlds, with bleak atmospheres and outlooks. Contains some of crime fictions strongest voices.

Where It Hurts

By |2019-12-17T21:23:21+00:00December 7th, 2016|2016 Best Books of the Year, Hard-boiled/Noir, Mysterious Book Report|

Mysterious Book Report No. 246 Where it Hurts by John Dwaine McKenna If you’re a fan of hard-boiled noir--as I am--you’re gonna love Gus Murphy. He’s the beat-down, used up, cynical, angry, divorced, grieving, cuckolded, bitter and weary ex-cop who’s tough as a ten year old steel-toed boot, but still as altruistic at heart as the first day he pinned on a policeman’s badge. He’s the newly-minted character from