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Up in Honey's Room (Paperback)

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Description


German-born Walter Schoen, now living in Detroit, is a dead ringer for Heinrich Himmler. Walter's American wife, Honey Deal, doesn't know he's a German spy, but she's tired of telling him jokes he doesn't understand—it's time for a divorce. Along comes Carl Webster, the hot kid of the Marshals Service. He's looking for a German officer who escaped from a POW camp in Oklahoma. Carl's pretty sure Walter's involved, so Carl gets to know Honey, hoping she'll take him to Walter. Honey likes Carl and doesn't much care that he's married. But all Carl wants is to get his man without getting shot. It's Elmore Leonard's world—gritty, funny, and full of surprises.

About the Author


Elmore Leonard wrote forty-five novels and nearly as many western and crime short stories across his highly successful career that spanned more than six decades. Some of his bestsellers include Road Dogs, Up in Honey's Room, The Hot Kid, Mr. Paradise, Tishomingo Blues, and the critically acclaimed collection of short stories Fire in the Hole. Many of his books have been made into movies, including Get Shorty, Out of Sight, and Rum Punch, which became Quentin Tarantino's Jackie Brown. Justified, the hit series from FX, is based on Leonard's character Raylan Givens, who appears in Riding the Rap, Pronto, Raylan and the short story "Fire in the Hole." He was a recipient of the National Book Foundation's Medal for Distinguished Contribution to American Letters, the Lifetime Achievement Award from PEN USA, and the Grand Master Award of the Mystery Writers of America. He was known to many as the 'Dickens of Detroit' and was a long-time resident of the Detroit area.

Praise For…


“Combines everything we love about Leonard’s works--big guns, morally clueless murderers, sexy dames and handsome lawmen. A masterpiece.”
-USA Today

“When you read Elmore Leonard, you enter Mr. Leonard’s world. A trip like that is its own kind of vacation.”
-New York Times

“Reading UP IN HONEY’S ROOM is like dancing with the stars and Elmore Leonard’s the star.”
-Washington Post

“Bullets fly, but as with most ELmore Leonard novels, things really move when the dialogue gets going. Grade A.”
-Christian Science Monitor

“Proof that (Leonard) is at the top of his game.”
-Seattle Times

“The dialogue flows as fast and smooth as any words ever uttered in the service of a story.”
-Booklist (starred review)

“Elmore Leonard is still at the top of his game.”
-Philadelphia Inquirer

“It’s the cast of characters that makes readers keep turning the pages.”
-Richmond Times-Dispatch

“Leonard’s writing--line by line--is as sharp as ever.”
-Publishers Weekly

“With Dashiell Hammett-type wit (Leonard) has once again created characters who live far beyond their storylines.”
-Boston Globe

“Honey Deal is hot, hot, hot. Classic Leonard.”
-Toronto Sun

“No American author has a better ear for dialogue. Leonard is as straight a shooter as his hot-kid hero.”
-Newsday

“A best-selling bet. Dead-perfect dialogue, deadpan humor and dead-on vivid characters typical of Leonard.”
-Cleveland Plain Dealer

“The wisecracks and sexy patter and vivid characters are what make Leonard a guy we’re always happy to see.”
-St. Petersburg Times

“The kind of delicious drama that will keep you coming back for more.”
-Buffalo News

“A great summer read.”
-Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

“UP IN HONEY’S ROOM is a fun read. Leonard’s gift for dialogue is as shiny as ever.”
-Vancouver Sun

“As usual, (Elmore Leonard) tells his story in his flawlessly colloquial prose style, with pitch-perfect dialogue.
-Associated Press

“So compulsive, so entertaining, so satisfying. Dialogue as imaginative, unpredictable and witty as we have come to expect from Leonard.”
-The Times (London)

“Action-packed and pricelessly funny.”
-The Age (Melbourne, Australia)

“The pacing is fast. The dialogue is dead-on. This is vintage Leonard.”
-Poughkeepsie Journal

Product Details
ISBN: 9780061146046
ISBN-10: 0061146048
Large Print: Yes
Publisher: HarperLuxe
Publication Date: May 7th, 2007
Pages: 366
Language: English