By Lee Adams
Lee Adams’ debut novel grants the entire damaged concrete and burnt-out neon of the main memorable noir fiction, but in addition bargains a clean dose of humor and introspection lacking from extra conventional reasonable. This darkly comedian secret explores the pock-marked internal and outer worlds of its heroine as she faces her deadliest fears to be able to get well her muse. fifth and leading edge is a narrative of chemical, emotional, and inventive dependancy, and the fee one needs to be prepared to pay to stick encouraged.
“This is noir fiction at its top: gritty, witty, and tough to place down. fifth and forefront is destined for cult status.”
~ Todd Robbins, writer of the fashionable Con guy
and celebrity of yank Carny
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5th and Vanguard (A Julie Page Mystery) by Lee Adams