The Big Bout (Hardcover)
THE BIG BOUT, a Jimmy "Soldier" Riley Noir Novel from award-winning and bestselling author Michael Lister "Lister's hard-edged prose ranks with the best of contemporary noir fiction." Publisher's Weekly Starred Review of The Big Goodbye. Walk the mean streets of wartime Panama City with Jimmy "Soldier" Riley, a wounded, woman-haunted knight errant in Michael Lister's resonant new noir series Publisher's Weekly calls "a promising private detective series set in 1940s Florida," and Library Journal says "peppered with snappy dialog, this hard-boiled mystery by award winner Lister is a swell read." "Michael Lister has the world of Florida Panhandle noir all to himself. Tough, violent, and hard-boiled, This novel of obsession and suspense will remind you of Raymond Chandler, Graham Greene, and why you started reading crime novels in the first place." John Dufresne.