The Jade Elephant

The Jade Elephant

by Libby Hellmann
     
 
The following story was published in the EXPLETIVE DELETED anthology (Bleak House, 2008) edited by Jen Jordan. It was then incorporated into NICE GIRL DOES NOIR, Volume 2. I loved researching the seamier, sleazier parts of Chinatown where menus are stained, kitsch is king, and even walking down the street after dark is risky. Add in two older criminals seeking

Overview

The following story was published in the EXPLETIVE DELETED anthology (Bleak House, 2008) edited by Jen Jordan. It was then incorporated into NICE GIRL DOES NOIR, Volume 2. I loved researching the seamier, sleazier parts of Chinatown where menus are stained, kitsch is king, and even walking down the street after dark is risky. Add in two older criminals seeking redemption, and the result was irresistible. At least to me.

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"Standouts include Libby Fischer Hellmann's clever twist on a redemption tale..." THE JADE ELEPHANT (in THESE GUNS FOR HIRE) --Publishers Weekly
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"Standouts include Libby Fischer Hellmann's clever twist on a redemption tale..." THE JADE ELEPHANT (in THESE GUNS FOR HIRE) --Publishers Weekly

Product Details

ISBN-13:
2940012789426
Publisher:
The Red Herrings Press
Publication date:
06/28/2011
Series:
Nice Girl Does Noir , #2
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
File size:
879 KB

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Libby Fischer Hellmann is the award-winning author of SET THE NIGHT ON FIRE, the Ellie Foreman and Georgia Davis mystery series, and the two volume short story collection, Nice Girl Does Noir. She also edited the highly praised crime fiction anthology, Chicago Blues. She has lived in the Chicago area for over thirty years.

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