I checked the Corbett book out at Amazon...I didn't see any motel
R.e. COLD KISS: sounds terrific, thanks to you and Al for the heads-up.
What I found:
All Nate and Sara want is a new life in a new town, away from the crime and
poverty of their past. So, after being approached at a roadside diner by a
man offering $500 for a ride to Omaha, they wonder if their luck might be
At first it seems like easy money, but within a few hours the man is dead.
Now, forced off the road by a blizzard and trapped in a run-down motel on
the side of a deserted highway, Nate and Sara begin to uncover the man's
secrets. Who he was, how he died, and most importantly, why he was carrying
two million dollars in his suitcase.
Before they know it, Nate and Sara are fighting for their lives, and in the
end, each has to decide just how far they are willing to go to survive.
~ Ron C.
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> From: firstname.lastname@example.org [mailto:email@example.com] On
> Behalf Of Brian Lindenmuth
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> Subject: RARA-AVIS: Re: Motel noir...
> --- In email@example.com, "Ron Clinton" <clinton65@...> wrote:
> > Since we've been discussing niche noir -- western noir, sheriff noir, et
> > -- lately, I wanted to toss my request for recommendations out for motel
> > noir -- noir novels with a motel as the setting, or at least an
> > part of the background.
> How about Done For a Dime by David Corbett. Parts of Nobody Move by Denis
> Johnson would fit in too. Also keep an eye out for The Cold Kiss by John
> which will be coming out next year.
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