Wednesday, October 14, 2009

Pg. 69: Elizabeth Zelvin's "Death Will Help You Leave Him"

The current feature at the Page 69 Test: Death Will Help You Leave Him by Elizabeth Zelvin.

About the book, from the publisher:
Recovering alcoholic Bruce Kohler and his friends face new challenges when a friend becomes the prime suspect in her abusive boyfriend’s murder.
Watch a one-minute taste of Death Will Help You Leave Him.

Learn more about the author and her work at Elizabeth Zelvin's website, her MySpace page, and the group blog, Poe's Deadly Daughters.

Zelvin is a New York City psychotherapist who directed an alcoholism treatment program on the Bowery for more than six years. Death Will Get You Sober is her first mystery. A related story, “Death Will Clean Your Closet,” has been nominated for an Agatha award for Best Short Story. Another story, “Death Will Tie Your Kangaroo Down,” appeared in Ellery Queen's Mystery Magazine. Her short story "Death Will Trim Your Tree" appears in The Gift of Murder, the fourth annual crime anthology to benefit Toys for Tots.

The Page 99 Test: Death Will Get You Sober.

The Page 69 Test: Death Will Help You Leave Him.

--Marshal Zeringue