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Fresh Pick | EXPIRATION DATE by Duane Swierczynski
Fresh Pick / September 21, 2011

April 2010 On Sale: March 30, 2010 Featuring: Mickey Wade 224 pages ISBN: 0312363400 EAN: 9780312363406 Trade Size $13.99  Add to Wish List Thriller Crime, Mystery Buy at Best Original Paperback 2011 Anthony Expiration Date by Duane Swierczynski Make a wrong turn in this neighborhood and you’re history Recently unemployed journalist Mickey Wade lucked into a rent-free apartment – his sick grandfather’s place. The only problem: it’s in a lousy neighborhood – the one where Mickey grew up, in fact. The one he was so desperate to escape. But now he’s back. Dead broke. And just when he thinks he’s reached rock bottom, Mickey wakes up in the past. Literally. At first he thinks it’s a dream. All of the stores he remembered from his childhood, the cars, the rumble of the elevated train. But as he digs deeper into the past, searching for answers about the grandfather he hardly knows, Mickey meets the twelve-year-old kid who lives in the apartment below. The kid who will grow up to someday murder Mickey’s father. Previous Picks

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It’s nice to be here today to talk about my book and to meet your readers. I was given free rein in this blog, and so I thought I’d talk about music and how it’s a part of FITZWILLIAM DARCY ROCK STAR. FDRS is a modern retelling of Jane Austen’s classic PRIDE AND PREJUDICE. It’s about Fitzwilliam Darcy, virtuoso guitarist and the behind the scenes leader of the world famous rock band Slurry. The other members are Darcy’s best friend, Charles Bingley, the frontman on vocals and bass, and his cousin, Richard Fitzwilliam on drums. While Slurry is hugely successful, they’ve had trouble completing concert tours and they’re current one is about to hit the skids. Right as they’re about to begin the American leg, they’ve lost they opening act, and they’ve gained a reputation for being impossible to work with. Forced to chose a ‘B’ group, and quickly, they hire Long Borne Suffering, a girl group made up of Elizabeth and Jane Bennet and Charlotte Lucas. These ladies are right on the edge of making it big, and they’re hungry for a chance, hungry enough to go on a tour with the band with the worst reputation in the…