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Little Boy Dead: A Boystown Prequel - Marshall Thornton
Little Boy Dead: A Boystown Prequel
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In this prequel to the Lambda Award-winning Boystown mystery series, former Chicago police officer turned private investigator, Nick Nowak is haunted by a traumatic break-up and his abrupt departure from the department after being gay-bashed. It's fall 1979 and Nick has just received his P.I.... show more
In this prequel to the Lambda Award-winning Boystown mystery series, former Chicago police officer turned private investigator, Nick Nowak is haunted by a traumatic break-up and his abrupt departure from the department after being gay-bashed. It's fall 1979 and Nick has just received his P.I. license but has no clients. Short on funds, he takes a temporary job as a driver for Film Fest Chicago. In a very short time, Nick deals with stalking fans, a crowd of protesters, and a critic’s stolen wallet that leads to murder.
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Format: kindle
ISBN: 9781476180588
ASIN: B007Y9ZTYW
Pages no: 92
Edition language: English
Series: Boystown Mysteries
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⚣ MM Does MM ⚣ rated it
3.5 Review: “Little Boy Dead: A Boystown Prequel” (Boystown Mysteries, #0) by Marshall Thornton
~ 3.5 stars ~
Tami
Tami rated it
3.5 Little short.
And it felt somehow disjointed - maybe to be read before the Boystown novels... It had the same trademark aloofness in the protag, but the "crime plot" was rather simple. [spoiler] The whole rape story line with the director and the girl reminded me of Roman Polanski controversy, not sure if tha...
Linda78
Linda78 rated it
3.0 Little Boy Dead (Boystown #0.5)
This prequel to the Boystown novellas is a nice introduction to Nick Nowak at the start of his career as a PI after being ousted by the Chicago PD for being gay. He starts his PI career as a driver for a film festival because he needs money now and his ad in the yellow pages doesn't come out for ano...
Slitsread
Slitsread rated it
4.0 Little Boy Dead: A Boystown Prequel
It's over... What am I gonna do?????It's fuckin over :(
Giulio
Giulio rated it
3.0 Little Boy Dead: A Boystown Prequel
3.5 starsPrequel to the Boystown series, Little Boy Dead is set right after Nick’s layoff from the Police Department. I believe that the Author’s purpose was to show a different side of Nick: he’s younger (both in age and in spirit), less “cocky”, insecure about his own future and still emotionally ...
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