FREE READER é DOC Sunset City ´ 9780062429704 Ë GWAIRSOFT

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FREE READER é DOC Sunset City ´ 9780062429704 Ë GWAIRSOFT Â [Reading] ➻ Sunset City By Melissa Ginsburg – Gwairsoft.co.uk A taut erotically charged literary noir set in Houston about a woman caught up in her friend’s shocking murder and the dark truths she uncoversBefore the drugs DanielA taut erotically charged literary noir set in Houston about a woman caught up in her friend’s shocking murder and the dark truths she uncoversBefore the drugs Danielle Reeves was Charlotte Ford’s most loyal and vibrant friend She helped Charlotte through her mother’s illness and death and opened up about her own troubled family The two friends were inseparable reveling in Houston’s shadowy corners B I was not expecting that plot twist

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Ut then Danielle’s addiction got the best of her and she went to prison for four years When she gets out she and Charlotte reconnect Charlotte hopes this is a new start for their friendshipBut then a detective shows up at Charlotte’s apartment Danielle has been murdered bludgeoned to deathOverwhelmed by grief Charlotte is determined to understand how the most alive person she has ever known could end up A dark erotic menacing piece of noir that features a cast of screwed up twentysomethings thrust together by a grisly murder Ginsburg writes like a hardboiled pro this doesn't feel like a debut novel The descriptions are poetic the images lingering and the characters defined and flawed I had some uibbles with the pacing and plot but overall this was a gripping debut murky and gritty pulling the reader through the streets of Houston and down into its darkest corners Looking forward to her next book

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Sunset CityDead But the deeper Charlotte descends into Danielle’s dark world the less she understands Was Danielle a hapless victim or master manipulator Was she really intent on starting over or was it all an act To find out the truth Charlotte must keep her head clear and her guard up Houston has a way of feeding on bad habits and Charlotte doesn’t want to get swallowed whole a victim of her own anguished desires Before turning to crime Melissa Ginsburg established herself as a poet This has led some reviews to label Sunset City “poetic noir” That sounds good but I don’t know where it gets us when considering what Ginsburg has accomplished with this novel By page two Charlotte Ford Ginsburg’s narrator learns that her best friend Danielle Reeves has been bludgeoned to death in a cheap motel room She and Danielle inseparable as teenagers and for a few years before Danielle’s bust for heroin possession had largely lost touch during her imprisonment and since her release They had reconnected just a day before the murder Danielle’s wealthy mother needed to reach her estranged daughter who now worked in internet porn about an inheritance Charlotte was the only connection the mother knew to reach out to Ginsburg is slotting everything into place for a noir narrative but Charlotte will not be playing girl detective to solve a crime Charlotte is drifting in her own life working as a barista drinking a lot stuck with a feckless boyfriend She will drift into Danielle’s world over the course of a boozy drug fueled week Sunset City is character driven noir and what poetry there is shows up in each of Ginsburg’s complexly realized moments whether they involve contemplating the dust on the top of a refrigerator or a Houston sunset enhanced by the pollution of oil refineries and cocaine