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Christa Faust
Christa Faust is the author of eleven novels, including the Edgar and Anthony award nominated MONEY SHOT, CHOKE HOLD, and HOODTOWN, as well as the Scribe award winning novelization of SNAKES ON A PLANE and hardboiled lesbian P.I. series BUTCH FATALE: DYKE DICK.She grew up in New York City, in the... show more

Christa Faust is the author of eleven novels, including the Edgar and Anthony award nominated MONEY SHOT, CHOKE HOLD, and HOODTOWN, as well as the Scribe award winning novelization of SNAKES ON A PLANE and hardboiled lesbian P.I. series BUTCH FATALE: DYKE DICK.She grew up in New York City, in the Bronx and Hell's Kitchen. She's been making stuff up her whole life, and spent most of her teen years on endless subway rides, cutting school and scribbling stories.After High School finally had enough of her, she worked in the Times Square peep booths and later as a fetish model and professional Dominatrix.She sold her first short story when she moved to Los Angeles in the early 90s. After nearly 20 years in her beloved adopted city, she still considers herself an expat rather than a native.She's an avid reader and collector of vintage paperbacks, a Film Noir enthusiast and a Tattooed Lady. She writes primarily Hardboiled crime fiction, but also does work-for-hire media tie in novels. She lives in Porn Valley with too many shoes and her Boston Terrier Butch.
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Birth date: June 21, 1969
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Sheila's Reads
Sheila's Reads rated it 1 year ago
Former porn star Angel Dare is asked to come out of retirement for one more movie but she falls into a trap. Trying to find out who set her up for murder, she has to stay ahead of the police while tracking down a briefcase which is at the center of it all. Angel is a kick-ass take no prisoners br...
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Elentarri's Book Blog rated it 2 years ago
These three Fringe novels describe events in the lives of the three main characters of the Fringe TV series. I found the writing to be dull, the characters off, and some of the events either unplausible at best (even for Fringe) or too convenient. The third book was the best of the lot. It really...
Bark at the Ghouls
Bark at the Ghouls rated it 6 years ago
GR Cleanup Read May 2011 I bought this book when it was first published way back in the early 90’s, back when I was reading a lot of Poppy Z. Brite and Caitlin Kiernan, when I was young and free, with money to burn and too damn busy with other stuff to read what I was buying apparently. At the tim...
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Seriously, Read a Book! rated it 8 years ago
Meh. After reading Joyland I thought perhaps I'd be categorically taken with either Stephen King and/or Hard Case Crime novels, but this one just didn't do it for me...The upside was that I couldn't help but picture the character of Lalu Malloy as Mike Ermentrout (sp?) from Breaking Bad, and I'll ne...
Will's Reading List
Will's Reading List rated it 9 years ago
An entertaining thriller that adds to its noirish plot gritty realism about the behind-the-scenes workings of the adult entertainment industry. Angel Dare is the enjoyable lead among a cast of memorable characters, and while Money Shot isn't genre busting, it is well-plotted, and worth the effort f...
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