Protectors: Stories to Benefit PROTECT [NOOK Book]

Overview

"Good stories for a good cause. You can't go wrong."
Bill Crider, Mystery Scene Magazine

41 Stories. One Cause.

We've rallied a platoon of crime, western, thriller, fantasy, noir, horror and transgressive authors to support PROTECT's important work: lobbying for legislation that protects children from ...
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Protectors: Stories to Benefit PROTECT

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Overview

"Good stories for a good cause. You can't go wrong."
Bill Crider, Mystery Scene Magazine

41 Stories. One Cause.

We've rallied a platoon of crime, western, thriller, fantasy, noir, horror and transgressive authors to support PROTECT's important work: lobbying for legislation that protects children from physical, sexual, and emotional abuse.

Protectors includes the exclusive three opening chapters to Ken Bruen's upcoming novel Spectre in the Galway Wind, plus powerful stories from George Pelecanos, Andrew Vachss, Joe R. Lansdale, Charles de Lint, Chet Williamson, James Reasoner, Charlie Stella, Michael A. Black, Wayne Dundee, Roxane Gay, Ray Banks, Tony Black, Les Edgerton and 27 more, and 100% of the proceeds go to PROTECT.

Among PROTECT's victories are the Protect Our Children Act of 2008, which mandated that the Justice Department change course and design a new national nerve center for law enforcement to wage a war on child exploitation, the Hero to Hero program, which employs disabled veterans in the battle against child abuse, and Alicia's Law.

PROTECTORS includes a foreword by rock critic Dave Marsh, and fiction by Patti Abbott, Ian Ayris, Ray Banks, Nigel Bird, Michael A. Black, Tony Black, R. Thomas Brown, Ken Bruen, Bill Cameron, Jen Conley, Charles de Lint, Wayne D. Dundee, Chad Eagleton, Les Edgerton, Andrew Fader, Matthew C. Funk, Roxane Gay, Edward A. Grainger, Glenn G. Gray, Jane Hammons, Amber Keller, Joe R. Lansdale, Frank Larnerd, Gary Lovisi, Mike Miner, Zak Mucha, Dan O'Shea, George Pelecanos, Thomas Pluck, Richard Prosch, Keith Rawson, James Reasoner, Todd Robinson, Johnny Shaw, Gerald So, Josh Stallings, Charlie Stella, Andrew Vachss, Steve Weddle, Dave White, and Chet Williamson.

Join the fight, with 41 stories by top writers. Be a Protector!
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Editorial Reviews

Crime Fiction Lover - Kristin Centorcelli
"By turns chilling, tragic, and just downright entertaining, this collection will have you turning the pages into the wee hours of the morning."
Mystery Scene Magazine - Bill Crider
"Good stories for a good cause. You can't go wrong."
Elizabeth A. White Book Reviews - Elizabeth White
"Will absolutely rip your heart out then stomp the sucker into a pulp."
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Product Details

  • BN ID: 2940015105353
  • Publisher: Goombah Gumbo Press
  • Publication date: 8/31/2012
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Sales rank: 312,358
  • File size: 849 KB

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Patti Abbott, Ian Ayris, Ray Banks, Nigel Bird, Michael A. Black, Tony Black, R. Thomas Brown, Ken Bruen, Bill Cameron, Jen Conley, Charles de Lint, Wayne D. Dundee, Chad Eagleton, Les Edgerton, Andrew Fader, Matthew C. Funk, Roxane Gay, Edward A. Grainger, Glenn G. Gray, Jane Hammons, Amber Keller, Joe R. Lansdale, Frank Larnerd, Gary Lovisi, Mike Miner, Zak Mucha, Dan O'Shea, George Pelecanos, Thomas Pluck, Richard Prosch, Keith Rawson, James Reasoner, Todd Robinson, Johnny Shaw, Gerald So, Josh Stallings, Charlie Stella, Andrew Vachss, Steve Weddle, Dave White, and Chet Williamson.
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  • Posted June 6, 2014

    IF the money is truly

    If the money is truly going to the cause then worth every penny. The stories themselves not so great. Some even leave you hanging. But a couple are okay. Easy to read.

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    Posted January 31, 2013

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