Every Shallow Cut

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HarperCollins, Apr 17, 2012 - Fiction - 164 pages
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He's nameless, faceless, and has nothing left to lose—and now he has a gun.

Alone except for his beloved bulldog, Churchill, a despondent man who's failed at his career, his marriage, and his own simple hopes makes his way across the fierce American landscape and the spectacle of his own bitter past. As he heads home to his distant brother, he witnesses various tragedies and crimes which bring out the killer in him.

Tom Piccirilli brings us a suspense story for our current struggling times, taken directly from a broken heart. It is full of realism, grit, and a depth of the dark streets that give voice to the fears most of us can barely imagine. The terror of loss, the overwhelming dread of failure, the desperate push towards crime, the horror of missed-out, mediocre dreams. And the all-too-average explosive rage.

  

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The nameless narrator is a failed writer. - Goodreads
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User Review  - Lou - Goodreads

The main protagonist is a writer who has lost it all in a time where it's make or break for people, he is literally broke right down to a royalty cheque for $12.37. This is about a very human struggle ... Read full review

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Every fear you have, all those things that keep you up in the dark hours.... Tom Piccirilli knows what they are and taps into them in this slim, quick read. No monsters, nothing supernatural, just a ... Read full review

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Tom Piccirilli is the author of more than twenty novels, including Shadow Season, The Cold Spot, The Coldest Mile, and A Choir of Ill Children. He’s won two International Thriller Awards and four Bram Stoker Awards, as well as having been nominated for the Edgar, the World Fantasy Award, the Macavity, and Le Grand Prix de L’imagination. Learn more at: www.thecoldspot.blogspot.com.

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