--- In email@example.com, "Ron Clinton" <clinton65@...> wrote:
> You've stated it beautifully, Lawrence -- that's the kind of setting that
> seethes with noir potential. Not the Holiday Inns or Ramadas of today, but
> the old roadside court motels, owned by a mom-and-pop...or a lady with a
> dark and deadly secret. One floor of attached units, two floors at most.
> Maybe a couple dozen units...though less is better. Ahh, they just don't
> make 'em -- or write 'em -- like that anymore.
John D. and William McGivern were fond of motels, too. Highways, roads, motels in the middle of a wasteland, a couple of hoods on the run or on some errand, and you have a story (or at least, you have something that moves).
A good motel is hard to find...
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