Re: RARA-AVIS: Re: Motel Noir

From: Joy Matkowski (
Date: 13 Jul 2009

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    We're out of hardboiled or noir territory now, but I like Joan Hess's series, and Arkansas police chief Arly Hanks's mother operates a seedy, small-town motel. Joy, replying to herself

    Joy Matkowski wrote:
    > John Hart's Down River starts off in a seedy motel, the motel's seedy
    > owner appears throughout the book, and the son of the motel owner kicks
    > off the plot.
    > And didn't Hoke Moseley live in a seedy motel? And Bubba
    > Mabry---didn't he live in a really seedy motel when he started detecting?
    > Joy

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