The Hard Bounce

The Hard Bounce

by Todd Robinson


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ISBN-13: 9781440558924
Publisher: Gallery Books
Publication date: 01/18/2013
Pages: 304
Product dimensions: 5.80(w) x 8.50(h) x 1.20(d)

About the Author

Todd Robinson is the creator and chief editor of the award-winning crime fiction magazine Thuglit. His short fiction has appeared in Blood & Tacos; Plots with Guns; Needle Magazine; Shotgun Honey; Strange, Weird, and Wonderful Magazine; Out of the Gutter; Pulp Pusher; Grift; Demolition Magazine; and CrimeFactory. His writing has been nominated for a Derringer Award, short-listed for Best American Mystery Stories, selected for Writer’s Digest’s Year’s Best Writing 2003, and won the inaugural Bullet Award in June 2011.

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The Hard Bounce 5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 5 reviews.
JonMcGo More than 1 year ago
Loved it. Tough and sweet, dark and hilarious. Tightly crafted. Great book.
KaneH More than 1 year ago
This is really good noir- solid, dark, dirty, and dangerous. The characters are in for a rougher time than you'd ever want to experience- unless you enjoy hospital visits, extreme pain, constant peril, and too many things that are bad for you. Reading it is a bit like a nasty fight- you're not sure when the next bone-crushing blow will come, but you know it will be soon, and it's gonna hurt. Boo and Junior navigate their shadowed world with aplomb, tossing off witty lines and engaging in smackdowns with a host of opponents. Certainly believable, certainly fun, though, and the book shows you the seamy underbelly of life in scenes you won't forget. Not for the faint of heart, this book ain't no cozy mystery. It's a blast from the dark side, but with fun touches and enough heart to make you care. Not an easy task, but Robinson pulls it off with finesse. If you like your fiction rough and gritty, you're going to love this. But buckle up, cupcake, 'cause it's also gonna hurt.
ReadadaBeada More than 1 year ago
I absolutely loved this book. I'm online right now trying to find out when this author is going to have another book out!! I hope he writes many more with Boo and Junior - I'll be waiting!
Tex6 More than 1 year ago
Gritty and funny as hell. Highly recommend the book. Recommend the author give us more Boo and Junior.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
If you're in the market for the kind of book that doesn't fit a mold, this is the book for you. Todd Robinson is a refreshingly new voice in crime fiction, which is in desperate need of new voices.