Tuesday, March 29, 2011

My crime story "Toraloo" over at Thrillers, Killers -n- Chillers

Started doing a jig when I got an email this morning that my crime short story "Toraloo" was now showing over at Thrillers,Killers-n-Chillers. If you would like to give it a read, click HERE

9 comments:

  1. Great, Sean. I'll check it out when I get a chance later.

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  2. Nice work, mate. Left a comment over there. Googled Toraloo (A new word to me.) but google had it as Tooraloo. I'm guessing the words are related, with the lullaby thing.

    Well done, mate.

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  3. And what a stonker it is too!

    I must confess (to Detective Barber) that I hadn't a clue about Toraloo (hey, that counts as poetry dunnit?).

    I thought it was a toilet for a conservative MP. No? Okay, I'll get me coat...

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  4. Seana- I hope you enjoy it and get the tongue-in-cheek Irish Nationalist theme of it.

    Dave- Good call on the title, It comes from James Joyce's "Ulysses"

    "'Toraloo,' Lenehan said, "'see you later.'"

    Col- Thanks for posting the story on TKnC and I got your joke, very clever!

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  5. Just checked out the story and it's class. I'd read a full story with these guys in it.
    Well done.

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  6. Another winner, Sean, just brilliant.

    And thank you so much for the review of my wee effort over at Smashwords. You're an absolute star!

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  7. Great story! You have such a strong voice in your pieces, and you built some really nice tension. Of course, I loved the Irish teasers all the way through.

    I still can't believe there was no Jameson. Bet they didn't have any Guinness either.

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  8. I left you comment there. Your stories always me squirm SPR! BTW- I purchased MindJacker, I've got a list on my reader before I get to it, but it shouldn't be too long before I do. ;-)

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  9. TF- Thanks for the read man. I think most writers always keep their characaters in mind for mayeb bigger things someday.

    Julie- My pleasure as always. If I like something, I'm going to tell anyone who will listen about it. If not, I say nothing.

    Laurita- Thanks for taking the time to read and I'm glad you dug it. Bushmills was not an option, or Harp ;)

    Jodi- I def go for the squirm factor, if nothing else. Too kind of you to take on Mindjacker. I hope you find it at least entertaining.

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