What could possibly go wrong when the backwoods Libido Motorcycle Club hires a high school dropout to tend a barn full of high-grade marijuana? Plenty, it turns out. In a world where indoor plumbing is optional and each local wacko is more twisted than the last, drug money draws reprobates like moths to a lantern.
From loveable losers to gnarly thugs and law-and-order wannabes, every last one of them has an angle- their best shot at being stinking rich. And with their own warped ideas about right, wrong and retribution, the Libidos aren't far behind.
“To call the the characters in Rob Brunet's fantastic debut "the criminal underbelly" would be to give them far too much credit—underbelly is what these guys aspire to. If Carl Hiaasen were Canadian and enjoyed partaking in a little Class D substance for recreation, then you'd have an idea of what Stinking Rich has for you between its covers.”
—Todd Robinson, Anthony Award-nominated author of The Hard Bounce, and publisher/editor of Thuglit
“Move over, Carl Hiassen and Tim Dorsey—you’ve got company in the wacky crime genre with Canadian Rob Brunet who has just joined your ranks. Readers are in for a heck of a ride with Stinking Rich, one of the wildest romps you’ll ever go on. Part The Gang That Couldn`t Shoot Straight, part Serge Storms on LSD, part Raising Arizona, who woulda thought those “nice” folks from north of the border could be this insane? ...The cast is right out of a John Waters movie and with more unexpected twists and wrong turns than a blind rat on crack running a maze. This book rocks!”
—Les Edgerton, O. Henry-, Edgar Allan Poe, and Spinetingler-nominated author of Just Like That, The Bitch, and Hooked
Rob Brunet's crime fiction has appeared (or is forthcoming) in Thuglit, Ellery Queen Mystery Magazine, Shotgun Honey, Out of the Gutter, Noir Nation, Crimespree, and numerous anthologies.
Before committing to writing, he ran a digital media boutique producing award-winning Web presence for film and TV, including LOST, Frank Miller’s Sin City, and the cult series Alias.
Rob loves beaches, the bush, and bonfires. He lives in Toronto with his wife, daughter, and son.