It's 1979 in New York City and Charley McCormick loves the Deuce - 42nd Street between 7th and 8th Avenues - more than anything in the world. He loves the peculiar low-budget movies. He loves the bizarre all-night circus of it all. But when a pretty girl sits beside him at a horror double feature at the Harris and ends up dead before the lights come back on, his scene is turned upside down... and Charley is thrown into whirlwind of murder and betrayal where no one is what they seem. As he winds through a network of sex workers, gangsters, and B movie producers, Charley gets himself in so deeply there is no choice but to unravel what started on the Forty-Two and might very well end in the city morgue.
Praise for this book
"A gritty, Grindhouse love letter to my old stomping ground." - Christa Faust
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Used availability for Ed Kurtz's The Forty-Two
June 2014 : USA Paperback
June 2014 : Australia, Canada, UK Kindle edition