Bangkok Express by James Newman

By James Newman

Initially a pulp brief tale author JAMES A. NEWMAN'S first crime novel BANGKOK exhibit made an incredible pulp splash and used to be speedily through the darkish and gritty crimson evening area, however it wasn't until eventually the razor sharp novel THE WHITE FLAMINGO that Newman hit the #1 spot within the NOIR charts and stuck the eye of his friends. Edgar and Shamus nominee crime writer Timothy Hallinan describes Newman as an writer who "writes with a flamethrower, terrifically proficient, significantly energetic." He has been in comparison by way of critics to Charles Bukowski, Stephen King, Ken Bruen, Hunter S. Thompson and William Burroughs. The follow-up within the Joe Dylan sequence THE BLACK ROSE as been discribed as "a web page turner from the get-go, Newman doesn't waste any phrases or the readers time."
Newman additionally writes many brief tales, novels, non-fiction paintings, reveal and stage-plays besides being the co-founder and content material editor of SPANKING PULP PRESS. he's additionally the founding father of the BANGKOK evening OF NOIR and a member of the Bangkok Writers Guild. He lives in Bangkok along with his younger family members and writes as though his very existence depends upon it. Which it does.

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But I myself am a reserve officer in the . ’ The policeman jerked a heavy thumb toward the offending sticker. ’ ‘Yes, Officer. Certainly, Officer. ’ The manager started digging with his nails at the sticker’s corners, in an attempt to peel it off. He didn’t do so well, because Terran technical superiority extended even to common adhesives. After several futile efforts, the manager threw the cop an apologetic look, went inside, came out with a knife, and tried again. This time he succeeded in tearing a small triangle from each corner, leaving the message intact.

But his greatest protection would be the mental block in every Sirian’s mind: they wouldn’t suspect that an Earthman was masquerading as a Sirian because the idea was too ridiculous to contemplate. Satisfied that he fitted his rôle, Mowry emerged from the shelter of the trees, walked boldly across the road, and from the other side made a careful study of his exit from the forest. It was essential that he be able to remember it speedily and accurately. The forest was the screen of camouflage around his bolt-hole and there was no telling when he might need to dive into it in a hurry.

The chances were equally good that they’d spread the news, and gossip is the same in every part of the mighty cosmos: it gains compound interest as it goes the rounds. Within five and a half hours he’d disposed of eighty stickers without being caught in the act of affixing them. He’d taken a few risks, had a few narrow squeaks, but never was seen performing the deed. What followed the planting of the fifty-sixth sticker gave him the most satisfaction. A minor collision on the street resulted in abusive shouts between drivers and drew a mob of onlookers.

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