A collection of detective fiction by award winning authors Joe R. Lansdale and Lewis Shiner. This book collects for the first time some of Lansdale's and Shiner's earliest works including the first piece of fiction Joe R. Lansdale ever sold.
The collection features: The Slater Stories which include: "The Full Count," "Long Gone, Forever," and "One Blonde, Well Dead" by Joe R. Lansdale.
The Sloane Stories which include: "Deep Without Pity," "The Killing Season," and "Prodigal Son" by Lewis Shiner
The Talbot Stories which include: "Black As The Night" and "Man Drowning" which were collaboratively written by Joe R. Lansdale and Lewis Shiner.
Each group of stories includes introductions by the authors.