Looking for a good, fast-moving PI Story?

That was how Mike from Claremore, Oklahoma started his review of “Cooper’s Daughter: A Rick Crane Noir.” 

He’s one of Amazon’s top reviewers, and gave the book five stars. 

Here’s his whole review:

Looking for a good, fast-moving PI story? Well, stop right here. Great characters, good plot, and well written. I don’t usually read stories this short, however I’m happy I read this one.

The story is short, of course, because Dusty Sang and the folks at Stay Thirsty Publishing realize that everyone is busy. Most of us don’t have time to read the latest 700-page tome from our favorite author. So “Cooper’s Daughter” and other books from Stay Thirsty are purposely designed to be short, quick reads. 

“Perfect for a two-hour plane ride” is how Dusty once described the concept to me. 

I think it’s a great idea. And apparently so do reviewers on Amazon. Every one has given “Cooper’s Daughter” a five-star review.

Pick up your copy today.


About Mark Yost
Mark Yost is the author of the Rick Crane Noir series, published by Stay Thirsty Press. Rick Crane is the classic, anti-hero private eye in the spirit of Sam Spade and Jim Rockford. He works in the unmistakably noirish underworld of Upstate New York, running errands and fixing problems for Jimmy Ricchiati Sr., one of Upstate New York's most notorious crime bosses. But readers quickly learn that deep down, Rick Crane is one of the good guys. "Cooper's Daughter," the first book in the widely acclaimed series, is a fast-moving tale in which a heartbroken father comes to Rick and asks him to find out what really happened to his daughter, who was murdered and the details buried in the Unsolved Crimes File of the local police department. The second book in the series is "Jimmy's Nephew," which begins with the death of Joey "Boom Boom" Bonadeo, an up-and-coming boxer and the nephew of Rick's underworld boss. What starts out as a routine investigation turns into a case that will test Rick's faith -- in the Catholic Church and his fellow man. Book No. 3 in the series, "Mary's Fate" is due out in August 2015. Mark Yost also writes for The Wall Street Journal Arts in Review page, as well as the Book Review section. He is a member of the Mystery Writers of America -- Midwest Chapter, International Thriller Writers, and a number of other author groups. He is also a member of the Amazon Author's Program. Mark lives in the Loyola neighborhood of Chicago, but he and his son, George, call the Bensonhurst section of Brooklyn "home."

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