I grabbed Cruel Poetry by Vicki Hendricks immediately after finishing her Miami Purity
I grabbed Cruel Poetry by Vicki Hendricks immediately after finishing her Miami Purity. If you've read Vicki Hendricks before, you know what you have in store for you-compelling characters, Noir situations, crime, and sex. Cruel Poetry has it all.
Vicki (Due) Hendricks is an American author of crime fiction, erotica, and a variety of short stories. Hendricks was born in Covington, Kentucky, raised in Cincinnati, Ohio, and moved to Florida in 1973. in English Education from Ohio State University in 1973, an . in English from Florida Atlantic University in 1979, and an . in Creative Writing from Florida International University in 1992. Hendricks' novel Cruel Poetry was a finalist for the Edgar Award in 2008.
Vicki Hendricks lives in Hollywood, Florida, where she teaches English and creative writing. Fans of Hendricks' special brand of noir erotica have been waiting five years for her latest sizzler and they'll be more than happy with Cruel Poetry. Spot on dialogue and an ability to absorb readers into her characters' dark worlds (worlds we can all relate to-whether they are dominated by obsession, jealousy, a failed marriage, a walk on the wild side, snakes or just an overwhelming need to feel complete) place Hendricks' noir at the forefront of the genre.
Vicki Hendricks has been dubbed the high priestess of neo-noir
Vicki Hendricks has been dubbed the high priestess of neo-noir. This novel is a modern take on classic noir themes. Cruel Poetry drops some of the usual almost cartoonish noir devices Henricks fans have come to expect. Instead the reader is offered a more literary treat that puts her latest book on a par with more literary classics like "The Story of O" or the Marquis de Sade's writings. For my taste, the first few sex scenes seemed a bit too obviously designed to pull in readers looking just for the steamy stuff, but it didn't take long for the plot to grab hold of me.
It’s a private ticket into a secret world of desire and sex and the raw edge between them. It's a private ticket into a secret world of desire and sex and the raw edge between them. I read it with the fever of the addicted. -Michael Connelly "I never miss a book by Vicki Hendricks. No one on the current scene is writing super-charged, erotic, real noir novels like these. -George P. Pelecanos Renata is young, beautiful, and has sex for money and kicks.
I’d read an early copy of ‘Miami Purity’ by Vicki Hendricks and it made an impression. It is dark and sexy and violent-the ultimate female noir novel. When it came time to ask authors for a story, I thought, Now, that Vicki Hendricks knows something about revenge! She agreed to provide a story and it’s a good one, laced with firsthand knowledge of the area and of boats. This story was written by the light of a kerosene lamp in the same location as the one described here.
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