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Axel Howerton
Axel Howerton is a former entertainment journalist, and the author of the Arthur Ellis Award nominated detective caper "Hot Sinatra", the modern gothic fairytale "Furr", and the forthcoming "Wolf & Devil" urban fantasy series. His work, including short stories, columns, poetry and essays, have... show more



Axel Howerton is a former entertainment journalist, and the author of the Arthur Ellis Award nominated detective caper "Hot Sinatra", the modern gothic fairytale "Furr", and the forthcoming "Wolf & Devil" urban fantasy series. His work, including short stories, columns, poetry and essays, have appeared the world over, in no fewer than five languages. Axel is the Prairies director of the Crime Writers of Canada, and a member of the Canadian Science Fiction and Fantasy Association, the Calgary Crime Writers, and the Kintsugi Poets. He is also the editor of the books "Death by Drive-In", "AB Negative", and "Tall Tales of the Weird West", and is the organizer behind one of Canada's first recurring "Noir At The Bar" events, #NoirBarYYC.Visit Axel online at www.axelhow.com to sign up for the GotHow? email list and receive free exclusive ebook collections, sneak peeks, and more.#AxelHow #GotHow

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Wanda's Book Reviews
Wanda's Book Reviews rated it 3 years ago
A solid little collection of short stories in the mystery and noir genres. I have the pleasure of being familiar with several of the authors because of a writers & readers conference that I attend here in Calgary each August. With short stories, I often find myself wishing that they were longer ...
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Cynically Sweet (Booklikes) rated it 5 years ago
Hot Sinatra by Axel Howerton begins with Moss Cole, a private detective who is interviewing his newest client. Obadiah Stetch is a bad guy, but Cole needs the money and agrees to do the job. He needs to find a Sinatra record that was stolen right off of his wall. Cole soon meets the daughter and gra...
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Cynically Sweet (Booklikes) rated it 5 years ago
I purchased this book today, though I use that term loosely as it was free on Amazon.com.au. A few months back, I signed up to the email newsletter of Coffinhop (http://coffinhop.com/) press. I received an ecopy of another book, A Very Merry Manlove & Kickerdick Xmess, for free in return for a revie...
Cynically Sweet (Booklikes)
Cynically Sweet (Booklikes) rated it 5 years ago
A few months back, I signed up for an email newsletter from Coffinhop (http://coffinhop.com/) press. The other day, I was reading through my emails and found an announcement for a book, this book in fact. My first thought was that it sounds incredibly weird, right? "A Very Merry Manlove & Kickerdick...
Alex Hurst Reads
Alex Hurst Reads rated it 6 years ago
Reviewing a graphic novel is never easy, and when that graphic novel is a collection of almost thirty shorts, one shots and ads, it's even harder.First, a little about the rating: the actual stories being told in this anthology are fairly average, and rely heavily on an understanding of stereotypes ...
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