THE ROAD TO HELL

THE ROAD TO HELL The Road to Hell collects four stories by Paul Levine the Edgar nominated author of the bestselling Jake Lassiter series Levine s heroes travel dark and dangerous paths as they confront devilish and

  • Title: THE ROAD TO HELL
  • Author: Paul Levine
  • ISBN: 2940012632562
  • Page: 427
  • Format: Nook
  • THE ROAD TO HELL

    The Road to Hell collects four stories by Paul Levine, the Edgar nominated author of the bestselling Jake Lassiter series Levine s heroes travel dark and dangerous paths as they confront devilish and powerful villains The journeys are by land, by sea, and in one case, perhaps only in the mind In El Valiente en el Infierno, The Brave One in Hell , a 13 year old Mexi The Road to Hell collects four stories by Paul Levine, the Edgar nominated author of the bestselling Jake Lassiter series Levine s heroes travel dark and dangerous paths as they confront devilish and powerful villains The journeys are by land, by sea, and in one case, perhaps only in the mind In El Valiente en el Infierno, The Brave One in Hell , a 13 year old Mexican boy tells his own story as he makes a treacherous midnight crossing into California in search of his father The boy s courage is tested when he runs into two gun toting American vigilantes, and the confrontation will change all of them forever El Valiente makes its debut in this collection Development Hell is a well known Hollywood term symbolizing the purgatory where projects are stuck in development, rather than being made into films The story imagines a pitch session in which a bedraggled Poe squares off with a slick Hollywood producer who wants to make a cheesy slasher flick out of The Pit and the Pendulum Bookgasm praised the story as going straight to the funny bone A Hell of a Crime echoes with notions of The Twilight Zone A prosecutor prepares for a homicide trial while being pestered by his domineering mother, a famous lawyer herself Just what role did she play in the murder And how is the prosecutor s enigmatic wife involved in the case It s a mystery with a punch to the gut at the end.Two of the author s best loved characters, Steve Solomon and Victoria Lord, appear in Solomon Lord To Hell and Back The ethically challenged Steve Solomon and the very proper Victoria Lord are mismatched Miami law partners Steve says he s going fishing with Manuel Cruz, a sleazy con man Victoria knows that Cruz embezzled a bundle from Steve s favorite client and is an unlikely fishing buddy So just what is Steve up to now Something between mischief and murder, Victoria figures To protect Steve from himself and Cruz she hops aboard the boat, and the three of them head for deep water and dark troubles The Solomon and Lord novels have been nominated for the Edgar, Macavity and International Thriller Awards, as well as the James Thurber Humor Prize Remarkably fresh and original with characters you can t help loving and sparkling dialogue that echoes the Hepburn Tracy screwball comedies A hilarious, touching and entertaining twist on the legal thriller Chicago Sun TimesAn excerpt of Mortal Sin, one of the award winning Jake Lassiter novels, is also included in the collection This time, the linebacker turned lawyer has a dangerous conflict of interest He s sleeping with Nicky Florio s wifed defending the mob connected millionaire in court Florio has hatched a scheme deep in the Florida Everglades that oozes corruption, blood, and money One false move, and Jake will be gator bait Recalling the work of Carl Hiaasen, this thriller races to a smashing climax Library Journal PRAISE FOR THE FICTION OF PAUL LEVINE Mystery writing at its very, very best Larry King, USA TODAY Irreverent.inely clever fun The New York Times Book Review Just the remedy for those who can t get enough Spenser and miss Travis McGee terribly St Petersburg Times Genuinely chilling Washington Post Book World Take one part John Grisham, two parts Carl Hiaasen, throw in a dash of John D MacDonald, and voila Tulsa Sun Wildly entertaining blend of raucous humor and high adventure St Louis Post Dispatch Cracking good action mysteryfunny, sardonic, and fast paced Detroit Free Press

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    One thought on “THE ROAD TO HELL

    1. John

      ROAD TO HELL is a collection of four stories (and a heck of a lot of preview material):El Valiente en el Infierno -- I love the idea of a story told from the perspective of a young illegal immigrant, but the ending is a bit too "We Are the World" for me.A Hell of a Crime -- Attempts to entertain solely on the basis of several corny plot twists.Development Hell -- I quite liked this one, though the idea was far from groundbreaking (who knew that movie studio execs care more about money than they [...]

    2. Randy

      Four short stories with Hell in the title.1: El Valiente en el Infierno(The Brave One In Hell)- a young Mexican boy crossing the border to find his father faces off against two gun-toting vigilantes and all their lives are changed because of it.2: Development Hell: a poor writer named Edgar Allan Poe pitches his story The Pit and The Pendulum to a Hollywood producer and his values are challenged.3: A Hell of A Crime: a lawyer preparing to prosecute a husband for murder has his mother, another la [...]

    3. Kent Winward

      Four short stories by Levine on themes lawyer-ly, but they lack the verve of the Lassiter series that has me reading Levine's stuff. It is escapism and I don't feel guilty for the occasional escape.

    4. Ruth Turner

      This was 3 stories together which I didn't know. It was something about your hell on earth. They were ok for short stories.

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