Whiplash River

Former getaway driver Charles "Shake" Bouchon is living the good life in Belize. But when he runs afoul of local drug lord Baby Jesus, Lou Berney's comic novel takes a turn for the absurd. Now Shake is fleeing for his life, and the only person who can save him is an ex-girlfriend who bears him even more ill will than the assasins on his tail.

April 23: " 'A job,' the woman repeated again, smiling, as if I hadn't heard her. 'Would you like one?' "

Kenneth Calhoun (Black Moon) and Lysely Tenorio (Monstress) of the Discover Great New Writers program on B-movies, heritage, and finales.

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