By Maggie Estep
"The storytelling has power and a spirit of uprising, giving us desire for the way forward for all these undesirable ladies with soiled faces and undesirable boys on bikes."—The manhattan Times
"There is set Maggie Estep's paintings a directness, a transparent determination—a force to chop via, to damage via, to claw through—that is impressive."—A.M. houses, writer of The Mistress's Daughter
"Maggie Estep is the bastard daughter of Raymond Chandler and Anaïs Nin. Her prose is hard-boiled and horny; she turns an excellent word and exhibits a few leg."—Jonathan Ames, writer of get up, Sir!
Alice Hunter is a thirty-six-year-old expert gambler residing in Queens, big apple. She is modestly profitable as a horseplayer and enjoys her paintings. even though avidly pursued through her lover, Clayton, who she refers to because the significant Oaf, Alice's closest better half is sweet, a small noticed puppy, and Alice likes it that manner. while Clayton's overzealousness leads Alice to invite certainly one of her racetrack cronies to intimidate Clayton into leaving her, a couple of issues get it wrong and Alice turns to her half-sister Eloise, a toy maker, whose personal lover has simply been killed in a freak accident.
There is fierce love among Alice, Eloise, and Kimberly (their unconventional mother), however it takes Alice's unintended discovery of an lousy mystery Kimberly has been protecting to really deliver 3 eccentric girls, seventeen canine, and diverse fanatics together.
Maggie Estep has released six books, together with Hex, a brand new York occasions remarkable e-book of 2003. Her paintings has seemed in lots of magazines and anthologies together with: Brooklyn Noir, Queens Noir, Aloud: Voices from the Nuyorican Poets Café, the easiest American Erotica, and The Outlaw Bible of yankee Poetry. She has played her paintings in a large choice of venues starting from Lincoln middle to Lollapalooza, Charlie Rose, and HBO's Def Poetry Jam. She lives in Woodstock, manhattan.
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Alice Fantastic by Maggie Estep