The Kiss Off by Jim CIRNI

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The Skyview Lounge is a mob joint in Queens. From behind the bar, Frank Fontana can watch the initiated of the outer-borough underworld socialize and enjoys it--until the bodies of his co-workers start piling up and his wife toys wi th the idea of blackmailing the Godfather.

About Jim CIRNI

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Published January 1, 1987 by Soho Crime.
Genres: Mystery, Thriller & Suspense, Literature & Fiction, History. Fiction

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Hounded by two cops--one crooked and one mean--looking into Dusty's killing, befriended by a dipsy female artist who hides and beds him in her Astoria studio, Frank dodges guns wielded by mobsters, cops, and his wife alike (Tommy's not so lucky)--and, satisfyingly, grows into a responsible adult ...

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An Ohio accountant who quits to become a bartender in New York sees the murder of his boss by local mobsters in Cirni's debut.

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