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Last Right: a short story

Last Right: a short story

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Last Right: a short story

Longueur:
43 pages
20 minutes
Éditeur:
Sortie:
Jun 14, 2013
ISBN:
9781909344242
Format:
Livre

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Last Right is a standalone short story by the highly acclaimed crime thriller writer, Zoë Sharp, author of the bestselling series featuring ex-Special Forces soldier turned self-defence expert and bodyguard, Charlotte ‘Charlie’ Fox.

In Last Right a prodigal son, a vanished wife, and a dying patriarch combine in a tale of betrayal and revenge on the Mexican border.

‘Zoë Sharp is one of the sharpest, coolest, and most intriguing writers I know.’ New York Times Bestseller, Harlan Coben

Zoë Sharp’s short stories have appeared in Ellery Queen Mystery Magazine as well as anthologies in the UK and USA, been used in school text books, turned into short films, included in many Best Of collections, and nominated twice for the Crime Writers’ Association (CWA) Short Story Dagger. Her other work has also been nominated for Edgar, Anthony, Barry (twice), Benjamin Franklin, and Macavity Awards in the United States.

Praise for Zoë Sharp

‘Scarily good.’ Lee Child

‘Sharp deserves a genre all her own—if you are just discovering Zoë Sharp then you are in for a real treat.’ Jon Jordan, Crimespree Magazine

‘If you don't like Zoë Sharp there's something wrong with you. Go and live in a cave and get the hell out of my gene pool! There are few writers who go right to the top of my TBR pile – Zoë Sharp is one of them.’ Stuart MacBride

Éditeur:
Sortie:
Jun 14, 2013
ISBN:
9781909344242
Format:
Livre

À propos de l'auteur

<span><span>Zoë Sharp is a British crime writer best known for the "Charlie Fox" thriller series, which she started writing after receiving death threats in the course of her work as a photojournalist. She lives in the English Lake District. </span></span>

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Last Right - Zoë Sharp

Last Right

a short story

Zoë Sharp

For the late David Thompson

of Busted Flush Press and Murder by the Book

Murderati Ink [ZACE Ltd]

Smashwords Edition 2013

Copyright © Zoë Sharp 2006

Cover design by www.NuDesign.co

www.ZoeSharp.com

Last Right is a standalone short story by the highly acclaimed crime thriller writer, Zoë Sharp, author of the bestselling series featuring ex-Special Forces soldier turned self-defence expert and bodyguard, Charlotte ‘Charlie’ Fox.

In Last Right, a prodigal son, a vanished wife, and a dying patriarch combine in a tale of betrayal and revenge on the Mexican border.

‘Zoë Sharp is one of the sharpest, coolest, and most intriguing writers I know.’ New York Times Bestseller, Harlan Coben

Zoë Sharp’s short stories have appeared in Ellery Queen Mystery Magazine as well as anthologies in the UK and USA, been used in school text books, turned into short films, included in many Best Of collections, and nominated for the Crime Writers’ Association (CWA) Short Story Dagger.

Praise for Zoë Sharp

‘Scarily good.’ Lee Child

‘Sharp deserves a genre all her own—if you are just discovering Zoë Sharp then you are in for a real treat.’ Jon Jordan, Crimespree Maqgazine

‘If you don’t like Zoë Sharp there’s something wrong with you. Go and live in a cave and get the hell out of my gene pool! There are few writers who go right to the top of my TBR pile—Zoë Sharp is one of them.’ Stuart MacBride

Contents

Last Right with brief intro

The other Charlie Fox novels and short stories

Zoë Sharp author info

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Last Right

This short story was originally written in response to a request from the late David Thompson of Busted Flush Press. He was publishing an anthology of what he termed geezer noir called DAMN NEAR DEAD: Old, Bold, Uncontrolled, edited by Duane Swierczynski. The idea was to concentrate on protagonists who were not in the first flush of youth, but those who had age and treachery on their side.

I originally intended to resurrect a character called Walt—a retired FBI agent now living in Daytona Beach, who played a cameo role in FIRST DROP: Charlie Fox book four. But when the day arrived to write, Walt wasn’t talking to me. Instead, I saw a clear picture in my mind’s eye of an old pickup bumping along a desert road, bringing home

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