Hit Me (Keller #5)

Keller is enjoying a quiet life in New Orleans with his wife and daughter when, like many Americans at the time, he is hit by the financial crisis of the late 2000s. With his house-flipping business belly-up, Keller receives a call from Dot asking if he’s willing to come out of retirement. Once again, Block…

Hit & Run (Keller #4)

Keller is in Des Moines, Iowa awaiting instructions on when to complete a hit when an urgent news bulletin breaks showing the sudden assassination of the state’s governor. Normally this wouldn’t be a problem for Keller considering he had nothing to do with it but when he spots his picture on television identified as the…

Hit Parade (Keller #3)

In the third installment of his John Keller series, author Lawrence Block brings his readers another collection of short stories showcasing the humble hit man for hire.  This go-round we see Keller tasked with striking out a star baseball player, playing both sides of jilted lovers and even being forced to take out a fellow…

Hit List (Keller #2)

Someone has been hitting Keller’s targets before he gets the chance.  It’s not all bad though as Keller still gets paid in the end.  The worrisome part deals with the fact that after murdering his mark, the competing hit man is also trying to kill Keller.  Can Keller uncover his stalker before it’s too late?…

Hit Man (Keller #1)

Between his trips out of state to kill people, Keller spends his days just like you and I would.  Going to therapy, collecting stamps and ordering takeout.  Oh?  You want to hear more about how he kills people?  Well, you’re in luck.  In “Hit Man”, Lawrence Block collects the first ten tales from the world…

Dead Girl Blues

As the calendar turned to 2020, and with the release of Dead Girl Blues, Lawrence Block entered his eighth decade as an author.  With published work spanning all the way back to the 1950s, and a level of quality most authors can only dream of, it certainly says something that this book is being called…

At Home in the Dark

At Home in the Dark is a collection of short stories from various authors edited by Lawrence Block. I received a free copy from the editor in exchange for an honest review. When asked about what is the common denominator that links these stories, editor Lawrence Block said – “…two come to mind. They’re all…