Butch Fatale: Dyke Dick by Christa Faust

By Christa Faust

BUTCH FATALE, DYKE DICK - DOUBLE D DOUBLE CROSS

A full-length novel.

Butch Fatale is a fast-talking, skirt-chasing, two-fisted lesbian inner most investigator with an insatiable urge for food for 2 issues — girls and trouble.

It started out effortless. a bit misplaced femme, a heartbroken butch and fats roll of debts. but if the attractive corpses commence stacking up, Butch realizes she’s bought enemies in excessive locations and the Armenian mob measuring her for a plot within the Glendale Cemetery.

PRAISE FOR CHRISTA FAUST
“Christa Faust is a Veronica in a global of Betties” - Quentin Tarantino, director of INGLOURIOUS BASTERDS
“A new younger tiger…the ‘First Lady’ of demanding Case Crime.” - Richard S. Prather, writer of the Shell Scott novels.

PRAISE FOR BUTCH FATALE

"...as humorous, difficult and sharp because the PIs of the golden era." - Spinetingler journal

"... a smart, sexy and affectionate send-up, in addition to a instantly up natural pulp story of 1 of the main kickass and randy gumshoes ... " exciting Detective

"Faust's major personality is what a small-town butch like myself aspires to be: convinced, cocky, masculine, and delicate multi function package." - Velvetpark.com

"Dirty, disgraceful and dangerously darkish - this isn't a ebook to lend in your mom. except you're my kid..." Val McDermid, writer of The Retribution

ABOUT THE AUTHOR
Christa Faust is the writer of 11 novels, together with Choke carry, cash Shot, and Hoodtown. cash Shot used to be nominated for an Edgar award, Anthony award and Barry award, and gained a Spinetingler award within the ‘Rising Star’ classification. She additionally writes media tie-ins, together with the Scribe award profitable novelization of Snakes on a aircraft.

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By virtue of a theory of necessity set forth by Pakistani jurists in the 1950s, the Rangers also benefited from special arrangements regarding the occupation of public property and fishing rights. These special arrangements enabled them to take control of legal markets for which they themselves first supplied “protection” until the civil government of Sindh stepped in to take its cut on the racket. The “violent entrepreneurship” in which the Rangers gradually became involved is thus not the result of mere “excesses” on the part of these paramilitary troops perpetrated in the context of their home security mission.

The Pakistan Fisherfolk Forum was founded in 1998 by representatives of Pakistani fishermen backed by NGO activists. This organization set itself the aim of informing, uniting, and mobilizing the country’s 15 million fishermen to work toward the “sustainable management of this community’s resources. pk. 41. Hasan Mansoor, “Rangers Control of Fishing Grounds Sparks Controversy in Coastal Sindh,” The Friday Times, Lahore (November 5–11, 2004). 42. The PPP had already sought to cancel the Rangers’ fishing rights in 1996, under Abdullah Shah’s provincial government, but the chief minister was ousted before managing to implement this plan.

7. Vadim Volkov, “Les entreprises de violence dans la Russie postcommuniste,” Politix 13(49) (2002): 69. 8. This notion originally referred to the financing of organizations specialized in the use of violence in the context of Sicily, cf. Anton Blok. The Mafia of a Sicilian Village. A Study of Violent Peasant Entrepreneurs (Oxford: Blackwell, 1974); Diego Gambetta. The Sicilian Mafia. The Business of Private Protection (Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 1993). The semantic field of the notion is worth extending to include the business activities of state security officers, as Volkov has recently suggested in Violent Entrepreneurs, 27.

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