Killing Time Book Group

The Killing Time Book Group will discuss The Knife Slipped by Earl Stanley Gardner (Hard Case Crime, $9.95). The Knife Slipped was meant to be the second book in the series, but shelved when Gardner's publisher objected to Bertha Cool's tendency to "talk tough, swear, smoke cigarettes, and try to gyp people." But this tale of adultery and corruption, of double-crosses and triple identities--however shocking for 1939--shines today as a glorious present from the past, a return to the heyday of private eyes and shady dames, of powerful criminals, crooked cops, blazing dialogue, and delicious plot twists. Donald Lam has never been cooler. Bertha Cool has never been tougher. And Erle Stanley Gardner has never been better.

Event date: 
Tuesday, September 5, 2017 - 6:30pm
Event address: 
The Bookworm
The Knife Slipped Cover Image
$9.95
ISBN: 9781783299270
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Hard Case Crime - December 6th, 2016