These Guns for Hire

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J. A. Konrath, Joe Konrath
Big Earth Publishing, 2006 - Fiction - 492 pages
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Why would one person snuff out another for money? This collection of hitmen (and hitwomen) stories offers 31 possible answers, one for each story included, and they range from professional pride to ... Read full review

Contents

THEY ALWAYS GET
9
ANOTHER ROCK N ROLL
27
THE CONFESSIONAL
45
THERES SOMEBODY HERE WANTS TO TALK TO
79
THE PROFESSIONAL
101
GUTTER SNIPES
133
BEAUTY
155
DETOUR
181
BEREAVED
263
SEIZE YOUR FUTURE
283
BATHEAD SPEED
299
KELLERS DESIGNATED HITTER
319
PET PROJECT
349
ABSOLUTION
369
POOR CAREER CHOICE
391
BLOODSHED FRED
417

THE ATTITUDE ADJUSTER
195
WHEN YOURE RIGHT YOURE RIGHT
231
CONTENTS
243
DEAD LAST
245
LETTERS FROM HOME
435
THE SHINING KNIGHT
459
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About the author (2006)

American mystery/thriller/horror writer Joseph Andrew Konrath was born in 1970 in Skokie, Illinois and graduated in 1992 from Chicago's Columbia College. His first published novel, Whiskey Sour, began the popular series that features Lt. Jacqueline "Jack" Daniels of the Chicago Police Department. Konrath has also written numerous short stories and articles, and his horror work Afraid was published under the pseudonym Jack Kilborn. He has won several literary awards, and his blog A Newbie's Guide to Publishing is very popular.