New from All Due Respect: STAY UGLY by Daniel Vlasaty
By: Down & Out Books
About STAY UGLY …
Eric is an ex-con, bareknuckle boxer better known around his Chicago neighborhood as "Ugly." He wants to shed his past, build a life with his family, but his past won't be so easily left behind. His junkie brother Joe has stolen $100K from a powerful drug dealer—and Ugly's on the hook unless he hands Joe over.
Which is gonna be hard considering he has no idea where Joe is.
Ugly and his "business partner" Nicky hit the streets to find him, each step taking Eric back into the violent life he's desperate to leave behind. Ugly's done with it all. He's pissed, sad, and exhausted, but he's gotta keep moving if he wants any chance of Joe—and himself—getting out alive.
Praise for STAY UGLY …
"Daniel Vlasaty's Stay Ugly is a vivid, visceral and bone-crunching tale of loyalty, loss and redemption."
"This book fights hard and it fights dirty, and Daniel Vlasaty has crafted a brutally entertaining dog-eat-dog thriller. Savage, visceral stuff." —Tom Leins, author of The Good Book
"Daniel Vlasaty's dialogue crackles, and his violence hurts. He creates a vivid world that you'll find yourself fully immersed in." —Paul Heatley, author of Guillotine
"Vlasaty's latest gutter pulp gem has the propulsion of a meth head driving a race car that's on fire. Simultaneously over-the-top and romantically mundane." —Kelby Losack, author of Heathenish
"A brutal, unfiltered telegram direct from the underground, burning with a voice and vitality that is wholly Vlasaty." —Tom Pitts, author of Coldwater
Meet the author …
Daniel Vlasaty is the author of The Church of TV as God, Amphetamine Psychosis, Only Bones, and A New and Different Kind of Pain. He lives outside of Chicago with his wife and daughter and works at a methadone clinic.
All Due Respect has brought you low-life literature since 2010, publishing down and dirty novellas, novels, and short story collections from the best writers in crime fiction. Learn more at AllDueRespectBooks.com.
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