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IQ: I’m Gonna Git You Sucka

Joe Ide, IQ (Mullholland Books, 2016)

IQ cover

School bully with his crew cut and his shoulders, telling me I was a pansy… photo credit: joeide.com

 

Detective novels are a dime a dozen, and have been just about forever. If you’re going to break into the genre successfully, as hundreds of authors try to do per year, you have to come up with an angle. Devilish mysteries. A pace the reader has never seen before. Complexity, but on a scale the laymen can understand. Amazing characters. Now we have debut author Joe Ide, who did a fantastic job with the last of those to come up with IQ.

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