MysteryPeople Presents: ED KURTZ

Friday, August 22 at 7PM
MysteryPeople Presents

Texas Author
Ed Kurtz

speaking & signing
The Forty-Two

B movie producers, gangsters, and a network of sex workers collide in the latest from Texas author Ed Kurtz. In The Forty-Two, "Kurtz brings to life the seedy splendor of Times Square at the close of the 1970s like no writer I've seen before" says Hilary Davidson, author of Blood Always Tells. Join us for a special event up on our third floor complete with a movie screening.

About The Forty-Two:
It’s 1979 in New York City and Charley McCormick loves the Deuce—42nd Street between 7th and 8th Avenues—more than anything in the world. He loves the peculiar low-budget movies. He loves the bizarre all-night circus of it all. But when a pretty girl sits beside him at a horror double feature at the Harris and ends up dead before the lights come back on, his scene is turned upside down…and Charley is thrown into whirlwind of murder and betrayal where no one is what they seem. As he winds through a network of sex workers, gangsters, and B movie producers, Charley gets himself in so deeply there is no choice but to unravel what started on the Forty-Two and might very well end in the city morgue.

Ed Kurtz
is the author of A Wind of Knives, Dead Trash, Control, and the forthcoming crime novel Angel of the Abyss. Ed lives in Texas, where he is at work on his next novel. Visit him online at

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Event date: 
Friday, August 22, 2014 - 7:00pm
Event address: 
603 N Lamar Blvd
78703-5413 Austin
The Forty-Two Cover Image
ISBN: 9780989932349
Availability: It's complicated, and may be unavailable. Place an order and we will contact you with the expected arrival date.
Published: New Pulp Press - June 20th, 2014

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