Publication Date: 23/05/2014 ISBN: 9781783290574 Category:


Lawrence Block

Publisher: Titan Books Ltd
Publication Date: 23/05/2014 ISBN: 9781783290574 Category:


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On the border between El Paso, Texas, and Juarez, Mexico, five lives are about to collide – with fatal results. You’ll meet

MARTY – the professional gambler who rolls the dice on a night with…

MEG – the bored divorcee who seeks excitement and finds…

LILY – the beautiful hitchhiker lured into a live sex show by…

CASSIE – the redhead with her own private agenda…

and WEAVER – the madman, the killer with a straight razor in his pocket, on the run from the police and determined to go down swinging!

This is MWA Grand Master Lawrence Block at his rawest and most visceral, a bloody, bawdy, brutal story of passion and punishment–and of lines that were never meant to be crossed.

Publisher Review

"A perfect example of hard-boiled, sexy pulp fiction. In other words, it is fun and keeps you turning pages." - Book Reporter "This is Lawrence Block at his most unforgiving." - San Francisco Book Review "A brutal story of sexual passion and bloody punishment." - Retrenders "This collection is a must-read for both established fans and those who haven't yet had the pleasure of being introduced to Block's work." - Crime Fiction Lover "Entertaining and twisted." - PopCults "If you like your pulp fiction a bit on the raw side, you may want to make a trip to the Borderline. I'm glad I did." - Professor Mondo "it's as raw and visceral as anything you'll find in bookstores today." - October Country "Borderline is a visceral punch in the gut. It's characters play their parts perfectly, rounding out the plot in a crime style that makes for a perfect, quick read. Block once again proves himself to be a Grand Master of mystery." - As The Plot Thins "An important addition to Block's library and a must read for his fans." - Book Reporter "An edgy story pulsing with sex and violence; his wry sense of humor; a sobering sense of devastation; and all-around expertly crafted prose. what else can I say except it's an excellent story, up to Block's high standard." - Pulp Serenade "Talk about your page turner. I read this, something I rarely do, in a single sitting just because of its bitter and brutal force. see a great writer busy creating a realm exclusively his own." - Ed Gorman's Blog "Block's inimitable craftsmanship shines through, along with flashes of his signature wit." - Booklist "Packs plenty of vicarious thrills, sexual titillation, and taboo breaking." - Publisher's Weekly

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