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Speaking of Lust

Block, Lawrence
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Five Leaves Publications (Crime Express)
Published: November 1, 2008
ISBN: 9781905512539
100 pages


Four old friends; a policeman, a soldier, a doctor and a priest play cards and trade stories about sex.

Crime Express goes American with one of the biggest names in American crime fiction. Mystery Writer’s Grand Master Lawrence Block is the first American writer in this acclaimed series of novellas.

Lawrence Block is the second winner of the Cartier Diamond Dagger for Life Achievement from the UK Crime Writers Association to join Crime Express – the other being John Harvey.

“…based on the seven deadly sins…outrageous, explicit, gory, and just plain fun.” – Mary Frances Wilkens, Booklist

“I had as much fun writing ‘Speaking of Lust’ as I’ve had with anything in years, and if you enjoy it half as much as I did you’ll be happy indeed.” – Lawrence Block

Lawrence Block’s novels range from urban noir to urbane effervescence. He was executive story editor for the TV series TILT. Several of his novels have been filmed. He is a past president of the Private Eye Writers of America and won the Edgar and Shamus awards four times each as well as the Nero Wolfe and Philip Marlowe awards, together with a Lifetime Achievement Award from the Private Eye Writers of America.

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