After Dark, My Sweet by Jim Thompson

After Dark, My Sweet

Jim Thompson

224 pages first pub 1955 (editions)

fiction crime thriller dark mysterious tense slow-paced
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William "Kid" Collins was once a respected boxer. Now he's a drifter, on the run after escaping from a mental institution. One afternoon he meets Fay, a beautiful young widow. She is smart and decent -- at least when she's sober. Soon Collins fi...

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