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Download Sunset City reader µ 208 pages Á hannahredhead ð A taut erotically charged literary noir set in Houston about a woman caught up in her friend’s shocking murder and the dark truths she uncoversBefore the drugs Danielle Reeves was Charlotte Ford’s most loyal and vibrant friend She helped Charlotte throuDead But the deeper Charlotte descends into Danielle’s dark world the less she understands Was Danielle a hapless victim or master manipulator Was she really intent on starting over or was it all an act To find out the truth Charlotte must keep her head clear and her guard up Houston has a way of feeding on bad habits and Charlotte doesn’t want to get swallowed whole a victim of her own anguished desires Before turning to crime Melissa Ginsburg established herself as a poet This has led some reviews to label Sunset City “poetic noir” That sounds good but I don’t know where it gets us when considering what Ginsburg has accomplished with this novel By page two Charlotte Ford Ginsburg’s narrator learns that her best friend Danielle Reeves has been bludgeoned to death in a cheap motel room She and Danielle inseparable as teenagers and for a few years before Danielle’s bust for heroin possession had largely lost touch during her imprisonment and since her release They had reconnected just a day before the murder Danielle’s wealthy mother needed to reach her estranged daughter who now worked in internet porn about an inheritance Charlotte was the only connection the mother knew to reach out to Ginsburg is slotting everything into place for a noir narrative but Charlotte will not be playing girl detective to solve a crime Charlotte is drifting in her own life working as a barista drinking a lot stuck with a feckless boyfriend She will drift into Danielle’s world over the course of a boozy drug fueled week Sunset City is character driven noir and what poetry there is shows up in each of Ginsburg’s complexly realized moments whether they involve contemplating the dust on the top of a refrigerator or a Houston sunset enhanced by the pollution of oil refineries and cocaine

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A taut erotically charged literary noir set in Houston about a woman caught up in her friend’s shocking murder and the dark truths she uncoversBefore the drugs Danielle Reeves was Charlotte Ford’s most loyal and vibrant friend She helped Charlotte through her mother’s illness and death and opened up about her own troubled family The two friends were inseparable reveling in Houston’s shadowy corners B Read this for the booktubeathon 2016 challenge read a book after sunsetI'm not much of a crime or noir person but mr pastore read this and liked it it was in the house and it had sunset in the title I was interested enough in this to keep reading though happy it was short and the writing was good I dunno though never really grabbed me and didn't feel involved at all One thing that did keep me going was imagining that the detective was Aiden uinn in Practical Magic was hoping he would make some cactus pancakes and his favourite symbol was a star

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Sunset CityUt then Danielle’s addiction got the best of her and she went to prison for four years When she gets out she and Charlotte reconnect Charlotte hopes this is a new start for their friendshipBut then a detective shows up at Charlotte’s apartment Danielle has been murdered bludgeoned to deathOverwhelmed by grief Charlotte is determined to understand how the most alive person she has ever known could end up I did really enjoy this and was pretty much hooked It was very 'edgy' in that there was cocaine and sex cigarettes general unhealthiness and a bit of porn oh and death Cooool My nostrils burned just from reading it Was the mystery very good Not especially as there was like only 3 people who could've been the killer but the writing was good and hypnotic and the noiry Houston setting felt new and authentic Will defo be reading Melissa Ginsburg