Let’s return to Donald E. Westlake’s debut novel (“official” debut, that is; he had other pseudonymous sleaze works published before it), 1960′s The Mercenaries, a signed, inscribed British first edition of which I blogged about just over a week ago. I mentioned in that post that Violent World of Parker proprietor [...]
Happy new year, folks. And let’s open my 2012 Violent World of Parker blogging account with a very special Westlake Score . . .
Up top there is the UK hardback first edition of Donald E. Westlake’s The Mercenaries, published by T.V. Boardman as part of their American Bloodhound Mystery line [...]
SOME PEOPLE WILL DO ANYTHING FOR MONEY
Mavis St. Paul had been a rich man’s mistress. Now she was a corpse. And every cop in New York City was hunting for the two-bit punk accused of putting a knife in her.
But the punk was innocent. He’d [...]
I’m not doing my job here!
Donald Westlake’s debut novel The Cutie (originally published as The Mercenaries) was released February 11th by Hard Case Crime. Sorry I didn’t notify you sooner. I knew it was coming but it snuck up on me.
I’m in the [...]