Suckers by Jack Kilborn

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Masters of the comedy thriller genre, J.A. Konrath and Jeff Strand, team up for the humorous horror novella Suckers.

Strand's perpetually unlucky character Andrew Mayhem, star of the novels Graverobbers Wanted (No Experience Necessary), Single White Psychopath Seeks Same, and Casket For Sale (Only Used Once), sets off on a simple mission at the request of his wife: Get some spaghetti sauce.

On his way to the store he meets Konrath's obnoxious private eye Harry McGlade, co-star of the Lt. Jack Daniels thrillers Whiskey Sour, Bloody Mary, Rusty Nail, Dirty Martini, Fuzzy Navel, and Cherry Bomb.

Horrific violence, bad jokes, and lots of name calling soon ensues. Some sex, too, but not between the main characters.

Originally, published as a very expensive limited-edition hardcover, Suckers is now available as a super cheap ebook.

But the fun doesn't stop there.

Also included in this ebook are six other Mayhem and McGlade stories, many of them rare and long out of print.

Whelp Wanted - JA Konrath
Poor Career Choice - Jeff Strand
Taken to the Cleaners - JA Konrath
A Bit of Halloween Mayhem - Jeff Strand
The Necro File - JA Konrath
The Lost (For a Good Reason) Adventure of Andrew Mayhem - Jeff Strand

If that's not enough to get you to part with your pocket change, this ebook also includes two brand new introductions written by the authors, and an exclusive Strand/Konrath interview.

That's over 53,000 words worth of demented entertainment, for half the price of a kiddie meal at that fast food restaurant with the scary clown. It's also 1/3 of the calories. Plus, it's specially formatted for Kindle, with an active table of contents. Not active in the sense it will mow your lawn or fetch you a beer, but it's clickable and looks pretty.

Warning: Some of the jokes (mostly Konrath's) push the boundaries of good taste. Don't buy this if you're easily offended.

You also get a bonus excerpt from the hilarious novel, My Gun Has Bullets, by Lee Goldberg.

Here's what critics and bestselling authors have to say:

"JA Konrath is the greatest writer who ever lived!" -- Jeff Strand, published author of Benjamin's Parasite

"No, no, Jeff Strand is way better!" -- JA Konrath, published author of Whiskey Sour

"I officially withdraw my previous quote based on new information provided by JA Konrath's quote. Jeff Strand is the greatest writer who ever lived!" -- Jeff Strand, published author of The Sinister Mr. Corpse

"Of course, Jack Kilborn is better than both of us combined and mixed with a side helping of the Bronte sisters." -- JA Konrath, published author of the more mediocre half of Suckers

"Well, duh." -- Jeff Strand, published author of the half of Suckers that's okay, sort of, if your expectations aren't too high.

About Jack Kilborn

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American mystery/thriller/horror writer Joseph Andrew Konrath was born in 1970 in Skokie, Illinois and graduated in 1992 from Chicago's Columbia College. His first published novel, Whiskey Sour, began the popular series that features Lt. Jacqueline "Jack" Daniels of the Chicago Police Department. Konrath has also written numerous short stories and articles, and his horror work Afraid was published under the pseudonym Jack Kilborn. He has won several literary awards, and his blog A Newbie's Guide to Publishing is very popular. JEFF STRAND lives in Tampa, Florida, and doesn't believe in voodoo. But he still thinks you should carry a doll around, go up to people you don't like, and chuckle while you jab it with pins, just to make them squirm. Poke around his gleefully macabre website at
Published March 23, 2011 by CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform. 244 pages
Genres: Humor & Entertainment, Mystery, Thriller & Suspense, Horror, Literature & Fiction, Crime. Fiction

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