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Loren Estleman - Desperate Detroit

Signed First Edition

A collection of short suspense stories written over the course of Loren Estleman's career.

Representing forty years of suspense writing in the short form, these eighteen tales feature gangsters, private eyes, psychotic killers, hitmen, feuding families, prostitutes, prizefighters, bodyguards, corrupt cops, the walking dead and ordinary people, all driven by desperation to commit acts of violence. Having been previously published in a host of magazines and anthologies, this collection includes a new preface and new introductions to the stories, with the majority of them set in Detroit.

Available in both trade paperback and hardcover.

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