PDF Roachkiller and Other Stories

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Roachkiller and Other Stories review Ê 105 Read & Download Roachkiller and Other Stories Ends of the Tainos stolen artifacts double and triple crosses uneasy justice” Manuel Ramos author of King of the Chicanos on the collection Indian Country Noir“Hilarious and memorable” Kirkus Reviews on the story “Hating Holly Hernandez” in the collection You Don’t Have a ClueHardboiled prose noir sensibility and all very effective Check it out Bill Crider author of the Sheriff Dan Rhodes seriesAuthor BioNuyorican writer R Narvaez was born and raised in Williamsburg Brooklyn His fiction has been published in Mississippi Review Murdaland Street Magazine Thrilling Detective Indian Country Noir Long Island Noir Hit List The Best of Latino Mystery and You Don’t Have a Clue Latino Mystery Stories for Teens His short story Roachkiller was selected as a Distinguished Mystery Story in Best American Mystery Stories 2008 edited by George Pelecanos He blogs at Nuyorican Obituar A terrific short story collection The stories veer from darkest noir to bizarre dystopian visions and nearly every one is a winner This is a self published book and as such it thoroughly demolishes the preconception that all self published works are dreadful Narvaez deserves to be far better known and read I look forward to what he delivers next

Read & Download Roachkiller and Other Stories

Roachkiller and Other Stories

Roachkiller and Other Stories review Ê 105 Read & Download Roachkiller and Other Stories Winner of the 2013 Spinetingler Award for Best AnthologyShort Story Collection and the 2013 International Latino Book Award for Best eBookFictionFrom R Narvaez a board member of the Mystery Writers of America New York Chapter and exciting new voice in noir “If there is any justice in the world R Narvaez should become a giant on the literary noir scene within the next couple of years” Anthony Neil Smith author of Yellow Medicine on the story “Roachkiller”'Roachkiller is an accomplished debut from an author in full and firm control of his voice Narvaez is definitely a name to watch Eva Dolan Crime FactoryA pregnant single mother who becomes a numbers runner in 1970s Brooklyn; an ex con fighting against insurmountable odds not to kill again; a middle aged tax lawyer who’s discovered the secret to happiness at any cost these are just a few of the hard luck characters you’ From urban noir to urban dark fantasy to simple urban gut fiction that fiction which shows us the underbelly of society R Narvaez s collection Roachkiller and other Stories is simply good writingTwo things struck me as I read this collection 1 Narvaez is a really good writer and 2 there s a very strong street element to most of the works here which generally would have me feeling like a complete outsider but Narvaez writes it in such a way that it pulls the reader in and makes him feel at home a dirty roach infested stale beer smelling coke in the carpet home but home none the lessIn most short story collections that I ve read I tend to know what I m going to get some awesome sci fi or some dark horror or some great mysteries or some slice of life fiction but Narvaez manages to pull the rug out from under us and surprise us with each passing story This is both attractive to the collection and a distraction Attractive because who doesn t like a good surprise and these are good But a distraction because after two or three stories that are so urbanfilled with street talk and the plight of those who inhabit this lifestyleto suddenly read something so noir ish takes the reader back a bit Or as was my case I recall thinking wait a minutedid heis this When did this become a sci fiPhil Dick type of collection and then I had to start the story overI don t know why Narvaez isn t a house hold name Anyone who likes good fiction or well defined characters or strong writing Read the entire review at Looking For a Good Book Imagine years” Anthony Neil Smith author of Yellow Medicine on the story “Roachkiller”'Roachkiller is an accomplished debut from an author in full and firm control of his voice Narvaez is definitely a name to watch Eva Dolan Crime FactoryA pregnant single mother who becomes a numbers runner in 1970s Brooklyn; an ex con fighting against insurmountable odds not to kill again; a middle aged tax lawyer who’s discovered the secret to happiness at any cost these are just a few of the hard luck characters Peeping Toms you’ From urban noir to urban dark fantasy to simple urban gut fiction that fiction which shows us the underbelly of society R Narvaez s collection Roachkiller and other Stories is simply good writingTwo things struck me as I read this collection 1 Narvaez is a really good writer and 2 there s a very strong street element to most of the works here which generally would have me feeling like a complete outsider but Narvaez writes it in such a way that it pulls the reader in and makes him feel at home a dirty roach infested stale beer smelling coke in the carpet home but home none the lessIn most short story collections that I ve read I tend to know what I m going to get some awesome sci fi or some dark horror or some great mysteries or some slice of life fiction but Narvaez manages to pull the rug out from under us and surprise us with each passing story This is both attractive to the collection and a distraction Attractive because who doesn t like a good surprise and these are good But a distraction because after two or three stories that are so urbanfilled with street talk and the plight of those who inhabit this lifestyleto suddenly read something so noir ish takes the reader back a bit Or as was my case I recall thinking wait a minutedid heis this When did this become a sci fiPhil Dick type of collection and then I had to start the story overI don t know why Narvaez isn t a house hold name Anyone who likes good fiction or well defined characters or strong writing Read the entire review at Looking For a Good Book

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Roachkiller and Other Stories review Ê 105 Read & Download Roachkiller and Other Stories Ll meet in Roachkiller and Other Stories the debut collection of short stories from exciting noir writer R Narvaez Included are 10 hard boiled tales many with a dash of dark humor Get rich schemes gone violently awry A slacker detective far out of his depth A reformed criminal who can’t get past his killer instincts The action moves from Brooklyn to Puerto Rico from the ’70s to the near future from deadly divorces to homicidal hipsters Narvaez travels down the dimly lit side streets of noir you’ve never seen beforeContentsIn the Kitchen with Johnny Albino JuracánRoachkillerGhostDSanta’s Little HelperUnsynchronicityIbarra Goes DownWatching the IguanasRough Night in TorontoZinger“Juracán” is also available as an ebook single under the title “Hurricane”“Plenty of good surprises in this book R Narvaez in ‘Juracán’ tells a story set in Puerto Rico among the leg I really enjoyed these noir stories they are fresh and exhilarating and give a wonderful twist on the Puerto RicanNew York experience Funny smart and dark the characters are lovingly drawn the plots surprising yet strangely logical For example I could see Eulogio Vega with his own series He s a lumbering nerd who because he does computer work for an investigation agency is assumed by family and community no matter what he says to the contrary to be a detective Lovely character who puts his head down and gets the job done


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  • Roachkiller and Other Stories
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  • 08 February 2019
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