Josh Stallings


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Josh Stallings is the award winning massively dyslexic author of 2016 Lefty Award and Anthony Award nominated, ‘70’s glam-rock disco heist novel, “Young Americans”, Anthony Award nominated memoir “All The Wild Children”, and the hard boiled Moses McGuire trilogy. His short fiction has appeared in Beat To A Pulp, Protectors Anthology 1 and 2, Blood and Tacos, Crime Factory, and Shotgun Honey. Born in Los Angeles, a city he loves, not withstanding the fact that he, his wife, and various four legged fiends have defected to the San Jacinto mountains.

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Beautiful, Naked & Dead Josh Stallings

ON OVER 14 BEST OF 2011 LISTS BEAUTIFUL, NAKED AND DEAD is hard-boiled crime novel. Moses McGuire a suicidal strip club bouncer is out to avenge the death of one of his girls. From his East L.A. home, through the legal brothels of Nevada and finally to a battle with the mob in the mountains above Palo Alto, it is a sex soaked, rage driven, road trip from hell. "Josh Stallings is the kind of writer who shouldn't have to publish for himself, but here he is slugging it out the hard way. Just like one of the hardasses in his own books. The man knows what to do with paper and ink. Read the damn thing." - Charlie Huston

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Beautiful, Naked & Dead Josh Stallings

ON OVER 14 BEST OF 2011 LISTS BEAUTIFUL, NAKED AND DEAD is hard-boiled crime novel. Moses McGuire a suicidal strip club bouncer is out to avenge the death of one of his girls. From his East L.A. home, through the legal brothels of Nevada and finally to a battle with the mob in the mountains above Palo Alto, it is a sex soaked, rage driven, road trip from hell. "Josh Stallings is the kind of writer who shouldn't have to publish for himself, but here he is slugging it out the hard way. Just like one of the hardasses in his own books. The man knows what to do with paper and ink. Read the damn thing." - Charlie Huston

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Beautiful, Naked & Dead Josh Stallings

ON OVER 14 BEST OF 2011 LISTS BEAUTIFUL, NAKED AND DEAD is hard-boiled crime novel. Moses McGuire a suicidal strip club bouncer is out to avenge the death of one of his girls. From his East L.A. home, through the legal brothels of Nevada and finally to a battle with the mob in the mountains above Palo Alto, it is a sex soaked, rage driven, road trip from hell. "Josh Stallings is the kind of writer who shouldn't have to publish for himself, but here he is slugging it out the hard way. Just like one of the hardasses in his own books. The man knows what to do with paper and ink. Read the damn thing." - Charlie Huston

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Beautiful, Naked & Dead Josh Stallings

ON OVER 14 BEST OF 2011 LISTS BEAUTIFUL, NAKED AND DEAD is hard-boiled crime novel. Moses McGuire a suicidal strip club bouncer is out to avenge the death of one of his girls. From his East L.A. home, through the legal brothels of Nevada and finally to a battle with the mob in the mountains above Palo Alto, it is a sex soaked, rage driven, road trip from hell. "Josh Stallings is the kind of writer who shouldn't have to publish for himself, but here he is slugging it out the hard way. Just like one of the hardasses in his own books. The man knows what to do with paper and ink. Read the damn thing." - Charlie Huston

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Young Americans Josh Stallings

Short listed for an Anthony and a Left Coast Crime Award for BEST NOVEL. MysteryPeople 10 best novels 2015 1976 New Year's Eve, San Francisco. A Firebird transports a crew of glitter kids away from the city. Forget the trunk full of cash and illegal firearms. Forget the disco heist and sea of felonies left in their wake. They are five friends happily rolling down thunder road with no horizon in sight. They are YOUNG AMERICANS. "A tremendous book -- tough, funny, totally convincing, and even (in places) sweet. It's good enough to make the book's patron saint, David Bowie, proud. Josh Stallings is an original." - Tim Hallinan

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Beautiful, Naked & Dead Josh Stallings

ON OVER 14 BEST OF 2011 LISTS BEAUTIFUL, NAKED AND DEAD is hard-boiled crime novel. Moses McGuire a suicidal strip club bouncer is out to avenge the death of one of his girls. From his East L.A. home, through the legal brothels of Nevada and finally to a battle with the mob in the mountains above Palo Alto, it is a sex soaked, rage driven, road trip from hell. "Josh Stallings is the kind of writer who shouldn't have to publish for himself, but here he is slugging it out the hard way. Just like one of the hardasses in his own books. The man knows what to do with paper and ink. Read the damn thing." - Charlie Huston

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