Tuesday, November 29, 2016

Teaser Tuesday: Secondhand Smoke by M. Louis

I'm up later that morning at the crack of ten. . . . I look out at the gray skies and mist as I sip my first cup of joe.

Secondhand Smoke by M. Louis. Jake Brand is a 21st Century Portland private eye and Louis makes the most of both the city and the best private eye traditions in his neo-noir thriller. There are hints of everyone's favorites, from Philip Marlowe, Lew Archer, maybe some of the guys from L.A. Confidential, and even a little Jason Bourne.

Teaser Tuesdays is hosted by MizB at Books and a Beat, where you can find the official rules for this weekly event.


  1. Love the genre. And I like the blend of character comparisons.

    My TT from Christmas Magic 1959

  2. Your teaser has me inruiged. Here is my TT: http://shoshireads.weebly.com/home/teaser-tuesday1363034

  3. "...up at the crack of ten..." I love that! Sounds like a thriller with a sense of humor.
    My Tuesday post features MIAMI MORNING.

  4. Like the genre myself so will be making a note of this one.


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