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The Night Butterflies: a short story [Kindle Edition]

Zoe Sharp
5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (3 customer reviews)

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Book Description

The Night Butterflies is a standalone short story by the highly acclaimed crime thriller writer, Zoë Sharp. First published in the ACTION anthology, edited by Matt Hilton, it’s the story of a man who thought he’d left his violent past behind him, but discovers it is only a chance footstep away.

‘Zoë Sharp is one of the sharpest, coolest, and most intriguing writers I know.’ New York Times Bestseller, Harlan Coben

Zoë Sharp’s short stories have appeared in Ellery Queen Mystery Magazine as well as anthologies in the UK and USA, been used in school text books, turned into short films, included in many Best Of collections, and nominated for the Crime Writers’ Association (CWA) Short Story Dagger.

The Night Butterflies finds retired ‘insurance’ man Tommy Renshaw running a quiet little bar on the north side of Bali and living a dream retirement with his dream girlfriend, Pia. Until an unwelcome visitor from another life arrives to remind him that you can never outrun the past. You can only hope to outlive it …

Praise for Zoë Sharp:

‘If you don't like Zoë Sharp there's something wrong with you. Go and live in a cave and get the hell out of my gene pool! There are few writers who go right to the top of my TBR pile − Zoë Sharp is one of them.’ Best-selling Stuart MacBride

‘Sharp means business.’ Marilyn Stasio, New York Times

‘Breathlessly compelling and utterly real.’ Jeffery Deaver

‘Sharp deserves a genre all her own − if you are just discovering Zoë Sharp then you are in for a real treat.’ Jon Jordan, Crimespree Magazine

‘With SECOND SHOT, Zoë Sharp has become the UK answer to Laura Lippman. This is mystery on the grand scale and yet so simply written that you nearly miss how cleverly it is constructed. Superb.’ Ken Bruen, best-selling author of BLITZ and LONDON BOULEVARD

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Product details

  • Format: Kindle Edition
  • File Size: 205 KB
  • Print Length: 37 pages
  • Simultaneous Device Usage: Unlimited
  • Publisher: Murderati Ink [ZACE Ltd]; 1 edition (29 Oct. 2012)
  • Sold by: Amazon Media EU S.à r.l.
  • Language: English
  • ASIN: B009Z24RT4
  • Text-to-Speech: Enabled
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  • Word Wise: Not Enabled
  • Enhanced Typesetting: Enabled
  • Average Customer Review: 5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (3 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: #206,769 Paid in Kindle Store (See Top 100 Paid in Kindle Store)
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5.0 out of 5 stars Short story by my favourite auther 21 Feb. 2013
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It is a pity that this is a short story, I really enjoyed it and would have liked it to be a bit longer, I have read all of Zoe's books and have enjoyed them all. Keep up the good work, please.
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5.0 out of 5 stars Short & Sweet 10 Feb. 2013
By Tinks
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Zoe Sharp is one of my all time favourite was interesting to read her Non Charlie Fox stuff for a change...this is a slightly longer short story with a little twist!
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5.0 out of 5 stars Five Stars 13 Sept. 2014
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Great story
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3.0 out of 5 stars Story itself all right but too short for full enjoyment. 9 Nov. 2013
By Irene Cuffe. - Published on
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The story was too short for my full appreciation of it. I will have to stick to full length stories from now on.

Sincerely ,
Late starter.
4.0 out of 5 stars Zoe sharp 6 Feb. 2013
By Linda Z Knight - Published on
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How could anyone not like a Zoe sharp story....well written and entertaining. The only criticism would be way too short.
5.0 out of 5 stars Couldn't wait to get her next book ! 4 Feb. 2013
By Ms Jacqui Sargeant - Published on
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This was a real 'can't put down' sort of book. It got me hooked on Zoe Sharp, I enjoy her style of writing
2.0 out of 5 stars Somewhat of a downer 26 Dec. 2012
By Michelle - Published on
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I've read all the available Charlie Fox novels and some short stories. Was disappointed with this one as it really didn't fill the bill when one is expecting "Charlie Fox." I will say I liked the twist in the short, though it was somewhat expected.
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3.0 out of 5 stars OK 20 Dec. 2012
By Teresa F. Robinson - Published on
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I was just trying out this author - probably wouldn't buy any more as the story wasn't my style. Writing was well done.
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