Stephen Dobyns--whom Stephen King has described as qthe best of the bestq--is back with his newest novel Is Fat Bob Dead Yet?, a comic suspense novel about a small-time con operation, a pair of combative detectives, and the pride, revenge, and deception that guide us all--Richard Russo meets Elmore Leonard. In the seaport city of New London, Connecticut, and newcomer Connor Raposo has just witnessed a gruesome motorcycle accident on Bank Street. At least he thinks it was an accident. But then he sees a familiar man--who else would wear an Elvis pompadour in this day and age?--lurking around the crime scene. Where does Connor know him from? And why does everyone he knows keep showing up dead?In the file cabinet are phone books, empty manila folders, and receipts that may show how Sal was spending his time. ... of cards, a pack of peppermintflavored sugarless gum, and a few bills from Sala#39;s landlord and the phone company ( Verizon). ... A number of people saw the Yukon Denali, but they didna#39;t pay attention to the license plate. One said it was from Massachusetts, another said from New York, another from Rhode Island, others from Connecticut, New Jersey, and Kansas.
|Title||:||Is Fat Bob Dead Yet?|
|Publisher||:||Penguin - 2015-09-01|