DIRTY SWEET by John McFetridge and EVERYBODY KNOWS THIS IS NOWHERE by
John McFetridge. On his website he has a short trailer for EKTIN and
a free e-book for download. http://johnmcfetridge.ca/
"A tough and gritty story populated by engagingly seedy characters."
"The writing is lean, the story moves quickly and McFetridge is
already one hell of a storyteller, and he’s a Canadian author to watch
— Spinetingler Magazine
"If you love sex, violence and a slice of mystery for good measure,
DIRTY SWEET is the right book for you – an R-rated thriller. Enjoy
this quick money scheming page turner of a story that will make you
spin around as John McFetridge shows you the dark side of Toronto –
and I don’t mean the Toronto Maple Leafs! DIRTY SWEET is definitely
hot, dirty and sweet."
— Paul Anik, iloveamystery.com
Highly recommended. And you could always try dropping John a note -
he's writing for a new TV series called The Bridge these days (trailer
here: http://johnmcfetridge.blogspot.com/2009/04/bridge-trailer.html -
it's been picked up by CBS for this fall) but he knows Toronto and
lives there, and if there are good bookstores to check out, he'd be
the best person to ask.
On Thu, Apr 23, 2009 at 6:25 PM, Mark D. Nevins <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> (Did I already post this question? Did I miss a Digest in which it was
> responded to? Apologies, I'm just getting over a bad flu.)
> A few weeks from now I will find myself in Toronto for business. Questions:
> 1. Any recommendations on good used bookshops, especially for older/vintage
> crime and hard-boiled?
> 2. Any recommendations on good reads set in Toronto and/or by Toronto
> writers? (I am coming up with one book, Michael Ondaatje's IN THE SKIN OF A
> LION, which wonderful as it is doesn't really fit R-A parameters even with a
> I hope this post is not a redundant time-waster; I'm now going to go check
> the Archives.
> Mark Nevins
-- THE FRAILTY OF FLESH Nov 08 Dorchester LULLABY FOR THE NAMELESS Dec 09 Dorchester http://www.sandraruttan.com/
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