TREACHEROUS: GRIFTERS, RUFFIANS AND KILLERS by Gary Phillips
A Short Story Collection
Publication date: August 11, 2014
Synopsis … TREACHEROUS: GRIFTERS, RUFFIANS AND KILLERS are the collected short stories of Chester Himes Award winner Gary Phillips. In this collection you’ll find double crossers getting crossed up, two-bit hucksters looking to make that one last con, revolutionaries on the run, dying hitmen with explosive secrets and zombies lusting for cocaine.
Praise for TREACHEROUS: GRIFTERS, RUFFIANS AND KILLERS …
“[These] tales feature Phillips unfaltering ear for contemporary urban dialogue and patois, relentless pacing that grabs you from the opening sentence — oh, and plenty of sex and violence, too … ” — Alan Cranis, bookgasm.com
“Most of the 21 highly entertaining selections in this new collection also spotlight the hip urban scene Phillips has made his own.” — Publishers Weekly