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THE ROAD TO HELL

Paul Levine

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The Road to Hell collects four stories by Paul Levine, the Edgar-nominated author of the bestselling Jake Lassiter series. Levines heroes travel dark and dangerous paths as they confront devilish and powerful villains. The journeys are by land, byMoreThe Road to Hell collects four stories by Paul Levine, the Edgar-nominated author of the bestselling Jake Lassiter series. Levines heroes travel dark and dangerous paths as they confront devilish and powerful villains. The journeys are by land, by sea, and in one case, perhaps only in the mind.In El Valiente en el Infierno, (The Brave One in Hell), a 13-year-old Mexican boy tells his own story as he makes a treacherous midnight crossing into California in search of his father. The boys courage is tested when he runs into two gun-toting American vigilantes, and the confrontation will change all of them forever.Development Hell imagines a pitch session in which a bedraggled Edgar Allan Poe squares off with a slick Hollywood producer who wants to make a cheesy slasher flick out of The Pit and the Pendulum.Bookgasm praised the story as going straight to the funny bone.In A Hell of a Crime, a prosecutor prepares for a homicide trial while being pestered by his domineering mother, a famous lawyer herself. Just what role did she play in the murder? And how is the prosecutors enigmatic wife involved in the case?Two of the authors best-loved characters, mismatched law partners Steve Solomon and Victoria Lord, appear in Solomon & Lord: To Hell and Back.  Steve says hes going fishing with Manuel Cruz, a sleazy con man. Victoria knows that Cruz is an unlikely fishing buddy. So just what is Steve up to now? Something between mischief and murder.The book also contains an excerpt from Solomon vs. Lord, the first novel of the bestselling series of legal thrillers. A quick synopsis: Victoria Lord follows all the rules. Steve Solomon makes up his own. When they defend an accused murderer, theyll either end up in ruin, in jail...or in bed. Heres what number one bestselling author Harlan Coben had to say: Hiaasen meets Grisham in the court of last retort. A sexy, wacky, wonderful thriller with humor and heart.Finally, an excerpt of Mortal Sin, one of the award-winning Jake Lassiter novels, is also included in the collection. This time, the linebacker-turned-lawyer has a dangerous conflict of interest. Hes sleeping with Nicky Florios wife...and defending the mob-connected millionaire in court.  One false move, and Jake will be gator bait. Recalling the work of Carl Hiaasen, this thriller races to a smashing climax. - Library Journal.PRAISE FOR THE FICTION OF PAUL LEVINEMystery writing at its very, very best. - Larry King, USA TODAYIrreverent...genuinely clever...great fun. - The New York Times Book  ReviewJust the remedy for those who cant get enough Spenser and miss Travis  McGee terribly. - St. Petersburg TimesGenuinely chilling. - Washington Post Book WorldTake one part John Grisham, two parts Carl Hiaasen, throw in a dash of John D. MacDonald, and voila! - Tulsa WorldWildly entertaining blend of raucous humor and high adventure.- St. Louis Post-DispatchCracking good action-mystery...funny, sardonic, and fast-paced. - Detroit Free Press ABOUT THE AUTHOR