Search Results for: michael peck

20
Nov
2014

Michael Peck on artist Vinson Milligan, whose illustrations grace the cover of Peck’s ‘Last Orchard’

Michael Peck and artist/illustrator Vinson Milligan go back a ways. I wrote a little about Milligan’s work, featured on the cover of Peck’s Last Orchard in America book, a few days back. Since then, Peck offered this about where they met: Vinson and I met in Philadelphia. We hit it off immediately, based on a mutual love […]

09
Nov
2014

Excerpt from Michael Peck’s new ‘Last Orchard in America’ — Kickstarter live

The audio excerpt above from The Last Orchard in America, read by author Michael Peck, sets the tone for what is to come in the voice of narrator and antihero of sorts, private dick Harry Jome. The book is available today via a Kickstarter campaign launched just a week back to fund its printing. If […]

30
Oct
2014

THE LAST ORCHARD IN AMERICA, a novel by Michael Peck

Sue Longtree is too young to be a matriarch, but when she moves to run down the story behind her brother’s suicide, she stands at the top looking down on a family in shambles. The suicide’s hardly a whodunit, as the private dick that Longtree hires, the hero of writer Michael Peck’s first novel, Harry […]

10
Sep
2012

THE LAST ORCHARD IN AMERICA, by Michael Peck — Finale

Herein the final installment of Peck’s long-running serial noir. In the previous installment, private eye Harry Jome was running off the rails in pursuit of an elusive truth. At the orchard itself, he was about to meet the proprietor and father of the woman whom he can blame, maybe, for the pursuit — or at […]

02
Sep
2012

THE LAST ORCHARD IN AMERICA, by Michael Peck — Part 10

In this the penultimate installment of Peck’s long-running serial noir, things get, well, Shakespearean, for lack of a better term (if they hadn’t already — in the last installment, our private eye hero Jome’s client took a somnabulatory swipe with a knife at his jugular). Download “Last Orchard” .doc for your eReader (check back periodically […]

20
Aug
2012

THE LAST ORCHARD IN AMERICA, by Michael Peck — Part 9

In the last installment of Peck’s noir, private eye Harry Jome cases the identity of two fellow businessman who have been following him for the better part of the tale — goons hired by his client’s husband as part of divorce proceedings. As of the beginning of this installment, one of the goons is dead, and […]

13
Aug
2012

THE LAST ORCHARD IN AMERICA, by Michael Peck — Part 8

In this latest installment of Peck’s serial noir, our private eye hero Harry Jome wakes after a night of debauchery with his client, Sue Longtree, only to continue the picaresque and grotesque mystery his latest case has become. Get caught up on the last installment here, or: Download “Last Orchard” .doc for your eReader (check […]

15
Jul
2012

THE LAST ORCHARD IN AMERICA, by Michael Peck — Part 7

Things heat up between our private eye hero, Harry Jome, and his client in this segment of Peck’s noir serialization. For the last installment, follow this link.   Download “Last Orchard” .doc for your eReader (check back periodically — the file will be updated as new installments become available).   Chapter 23 Immediately in my […]

28
Jun
2012

THE LAST ORCHARD IN AMERICA, by Michael Peck — Part 6

In the last installment of Peck’s noir, published in serial here in THE2NDHAND txt, private eye Harry Jome was making good progress on identifying the private eyes/goons tailing him, all as his “case,” the suicide of Ben Bergen and the curiosity of the Longtree family, gets ever more murky. Herein we learn something significant about Jome’s […]

19
Jun
2012

THE LAST ORCHARD IN AMERICA, by Michael Peck — Part 5

In the last installment of Peck’s noir, published in serial here in THE2NDHAND txt, we left private eye Harry Jome being choked by a squatter in a house he checked out as the offices of two private eyes who are investigating his investigation into the death of Ben Bergen, brother of Sue Longtree. The plot thickens […]