HARD BITE SINGLEHANDEDLY STRETCHED THE BOUNDARIES OF MODERN NOIR FICTION. Dr. Charles Gramlich, author of the Talera series, and psychology professor
[BITE HARDER is] funny, incisive, down-and-dirty brilliant. --Benjamin Whitmer, Cry Father, Pike, NYT Critic's Choice author
... The best, most fiercely original novel I’ve read in a long time. — Ray Garton, World Horror Grand Master Award recipient, author of Meds and Sex and Violence in Hollywood
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Hard Bite by Anonymous-9 features a paraplegic vigilante, his enforcer (an extremely well-trained capuchin monkey named Sid), a pissed off mother (who just happens to be the de facto head of a Mexican drug cartel), a savvy streetwalker, a boatload of Los Angeles law enforcement, enough blood to float the Titanic, and a guns blazing finale...
Characters like Dean Drayhart are few and far between so enjoy it while it lasts...
Deep, rich, vibrant characters that propel the action...
Assured, sparkling prose, that is all show and no tell...
I'll be placing her other works at the top of my reading list...
Anonymous-9 consistently delivers quality...one of my top crime reads for 2014...