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A Bouquet of Blue Roses Anthony Jacovino

A Bouquet of Blue Roses

Anthony Jacovino

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317 pages
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The time: The 1940’s (when was there a better time?)The place: Frisco (where else?)The atmosphere: Slightly gray of Noir.A Bouquet of Blue Roses is as much a loving tribute as it is a gentle poke in the ribs of the Noir Private Eye genre.In theMoreThe time: The 1940’s (when was there a better time?)The place: Frisco (where else?)The atmosphere: Slightly gray of Noir.A Bouquet of Blue Roses is as much a loving tribute as it is a gentle poke in the ribs of the Noir Private Eye genre.In the world of hard-boiled dicks, Greg Stone is par-boiled at best.Of course, you’ll meet the requisite number of beautiful dames- gangsters and gunsels- side kicks- side arms of various calibers and coppers, both dirty and true blue—and a very, very fatal femme fatale.The story begins at the end of WW-2 in Mori’s Deli, a small New York style restaurant in The City by The Bay—where we meet Morris Solomon, the proprietor and soon to be best friend of our hero and Greg’s sidekick, secretary and the un-requited love of his life—Wolfie Reynolds.The great Dashiell Hammett himself, the master of Noir Fiction, makes a Cameo appearance. And while Raymond Chandler and his detective, Philip Marlowe, play no part in the story, they do get a most ‘honorable’ mention.Since this is Greg’s story, I’ll let him tell it. You’ll even get to ride in a Packard.A