Re: RARA-AVIS: Toronto Crime?

From: gsp.schoo@MOT.com
Date: 24 Apr 2009

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    Ah yes, that reminds me of Brad Smith (how could I forget) whose One-Eyed Jacks is set in Toronto, and All Hat is set in the horse racing community that surrounds and is focused on Toronto.

    Best, Kerry

    ----- Original Message ----- From: "Allan Guthrie" <allan@allanguthrie.co.uk> To: <rara-avis-l@yahoogroups.com> Sent: Friday, April 24, 2009 1:52 PM Subject: Re: RARA-AVIS: Toronto Crime?

    > Seconded. Excellent writer. Here's a Noir Originals interview with
    > McFetridge conducted by Mike Knowles, another fine Canadian (Hamilton,
    > alas,
    > not Toronto) hardboiled writer:
    > http://www.allanguthrie.co.uk/pages/noir_zine/profiles/john_mcfetridge.php
    >
    > Al
    >
    > ----- Original Message -----
    > From: "Sandra Ruttan" <sandraruttan@gmail.com>
    > To: <rara-avis-l@yahoogroups.com>
    > Sent: Friday, April 24, 2009 2:32 PM
    > Subject: Re: RARA-AVIS: Toronto Crime?
    >
    >
    > 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."
    > Booklist
    >
    > "The writing is lean, the story moves quickly and McFetridge is
    > already one hell of a storyteller, and hes a Canadian author to watch
    > for."
    > 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 dont 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.
    >
    > Sandra
    >
    >
    >
    >
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    >
    > RARA-AVIS home page: http://www.miskatonic.org/rara-avis/
    > Yahoo! Groups Links
    >
    >
    >

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