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The Crime Shorts

Tony Black

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The Crime Shorts is a box-set collection of stories by Irvine Welshs favourite British crime writer, Tony Black.In London Calling see a loose-moralled lothario get his painful comeuppance and laugh at the antics of a pathetic patter-merchant inMoreThe Crime Shorts is a box-set collection of stories by Irvine Welshs favourite British crime writer, Tony Black.In London Calling see a loose-moralled lothario get his painful comeuppance and laugh at the antics of a pathetic patter-merchant in a hilarious anti-romance. You can also enjoy a short tour of the seedier side of Edinburgh with reluctant investigator Gus Dury.The City of Sin plays host to a performance-enhanced bodybuilder who loses control with bloody consequences in the second collection Killing Time in Vegas. And an attempt to kidnap a billionaires daughter goes badly wrong, whilst a victim of high school date rape takes the ultimate revenge in these US-themed tales.A lonely ex-pat in Paris finds himself acting out of character when a beautiful but troubled young woman walks into his meaningless work-fuelled existence in the final collection, The Lost Generation, whilst an ex-con takes matters into his own hands when a bullying boss targets his new inamorata.Praise for Tony Black:An authentic yet unique voice, Tony Black shows why he is leading the packin British crime fiction today. Atmospherically driven, the taut and sparse proseis as near to the bone you are ever likely to encounter in crime noir. Powerful.-New York Journal of BooksWith comparisons to the likes of Irvine Welsh and William McIlvanney echoingin his ears, Tony Black has become a top-class author in his own right.-3AM MagazineTony Black is my favourite British crime writer.-Irvine Welsh, author of TrainspottingPowerful, focused, and intense ... and then it gets better. Get your money downearly on this young man - hes dead serious and deadly accurate.-Andrew Vachss, author of Hard CandyTony Black is the Tom Waits of Crime fiction, yes, that good.-Ken Bruen, author of London Boulevard