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Salty

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Salty

type:
Book
Current Status:
In Season
author:
Mark Haskell Smith
publisher:
Grove Press
genre:
, Mystery and Thriller

We gave it an A-

While vacationing in Thailand, an aging rock star and his wife get mixed up with murder, kidnapping, and Homeland Security in Mark Haskell Smith?s Salty.

Grisliest Death
”A whiny cheapskate from Seattle, his head bashed in by the butt of an AK-47.”

Lowdown
Smith gets the details of midlevel rock stardom just right — his bumbling hero is a pot-bellied bassist for Metal Assassin — mixing laughs and satire like a cross between Carl Hiaasen and Ross Thomas. A-

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