The Hard Karma Shuffle [NOOK Book]

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Portland, Oregon, 1997

Back in the 60s he tuned in, turned on, and dropped out into a life without deadlines or documentation. But now the aging flower child known as Paladin has run up against reality.

High-tech thugs with guns want a package he didn’t deliver, cops like him for the murder of a low-rent attorney, and the attorney’s secretary wants to jump his bones—or bury them. And what about the band of ...

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The Hard Karma Shuffle

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Overview

Portland, Oregon, 1997

Back in the 60s he tuned in, turned on, and dropped out into a life without deadlines or documentation. But now the aging flower child known as Paladin has run up against reality.

High-tech thugs with guns want a package he didn’t deliver, cops like him for the murder of a low-rent attorney, and the attorney’s secretary wants to jump his bones—or bury them. And what about the band of misfits and miscreants he calls his friends? Can he trust them? Or will they sell him out?

The man who once followed the Grateful Dead will be grateful to be alive IF he makes it through THE HARD KARMA SHUFFLE.

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Editorial Reviews

KEX Radio - Mark Mason
The Hard Karma Shuffle is hit-the-floor-running entertainment from the first page to the last.
Mark Mason—Portland Radio Personality
Mystery Scene - Mary V. Welk
Readers who remember Woodstock will enjoy this hilarious novel . . . The dialogue is as good as it gets in this snappy story of a man who can’t escape his past.
Mary V. Welk—Mystery Scene
Salem Statesman Journal - Dan Hays
A fast-moving little gem . . . quirky, funny, and entertaining.
Dan Hays—Salem Statesman Journal
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Product Details

  • BN ID: 2940046413175
  • Publisher: Mike Nettleton
  • Publication date: 11/10/2014
  • Sold by: Smashwords
  • Format: eBook
  • Sales rank: 1,078,744
  • File size: 2 MB

Meet the Author

Carolyn J. Rose is the author of more than a dozen novels, including the Subbing isn’t for Sissies series (No Substitute for Murder, No Substitute for Money, and No Substitute for Maturity), and the Catskill Mountains Mysteries (Hemlock Lake, Through a Yellow Wood, and The Devil’s Tombstone). She grew up in New York's Catskill Mountains, graduated from the University of Arizona, logged two years in Arkansas with Volunteers in Service to America, and spent 25 years as a television news researcher, writer, producer, and assignment editor in Arkansas, New Mexico, Oregon, and Washington. Her interests are reading, gardening, swimming, and NOT cooking.

Mike Nettleton is the author of The Shotgun Kiss and co-author of Drum Warrior, Death at Devil’s Harbor, Deception at Devil’s Harbor, The Hard Karma Shuffle, and The Crushed Velvet Miasma. He grew up in Bandon and Grants Pass, Oregon. A stint at a college station in Ashland led to a multi-state radio odyssey with on-air gigs in Oregon, California, and New Mexico under the air name Mike Phillips. In 1989 he returned to the Northwest and in 1994 joined KEX Radio in Portland. Recently retired, his hobbies are golf, pool, Texas hold-em poker, and community theater productions.


Carolyn J. Rose is the author of the popular Subbing isn’t for Sissies series (No Substitute for Murder, No Substitute for Money, and No Substitute for Maturity), as well as the Catskill Mountains mysteries (Hemlock Lake, Through a Yellow Wood, and soon-to-be-released The Devil’s Tombstone). Other works include An Uncertain Refuge, Sea of Regret, A Place of Forgetting, a collection of short stories (Sucker Punches) and five novels written with her husband, Mike Nettleton (The Hard Karma Shuffle, The Crushed Velvet Miasma, Drum Warrior, Death at Devil’s Harbor, Deception at Devil’s Harbor, and the short story collection Sucker Punches).

She grew up in New York's Catskill Mountains, graduated from the University of Arizona, logged two years in Arkansas with Volunteers in Service to America, and spent 25 years as a television news researcher, writer, producer, and assignment editor in Arkansas, New Mexico, Oregon, and Washington. She’s now a substitute teacher in Vancouver, Washington, and her interests are reading, swimming, walking, gardening, and NOT cooking.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted February 19, 2014

    Enjoyable read

    I like this author's style. This is the 4th I have read. Love her characters...quirky, but fun.

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