The Adventures of the Posse of Little Horses

Humorous Crime Fiction

by Oxbow Lake the 2nd

 

Book Details

“Why read this stupid novel? Because it’s funny and dirty… in the literary sense of both words. If you are titillated by someone else’s ox getting gored, this is the book for you! It’ll make your funny bone twitch at someone else’s expense… provided you have a funny bone to twitch.” --Kramer Killread, The New Tampa Guide to Sane Automobile Repair (http://guidetosaneautorepair.wordpress.com/) There’s blackmail… sex… drugs… tequila… rock and roll… and throw in a bunch of murders… Does it get any better? No! No! A thousand times no! Why would a Mexican drug cartel blackmail Jamie Steinkraus’s father-in-law? Could it be to get possession of the mountain chalet Jamie gave to his young bride? Can detective Big Louie Fazzano solve the mystery? Will Jamie and his Posse of Little Horses elude the cartel’s hit men as the posse flees west on Route 66? Will their supply of Brand XXX tequila last long enough to get them to California? What can modern psychiatry do to cure Jamie’s young wife of her obsession to give herself to black men whom she believes are Zulu warriors? To find the answers to these and other intriguing questions, you’ll have to buy this book! Neither you nor I will regret this purchase!

“Why read Oxbow Lake’s award winning The Adventures of the Posse of Little Horses? Because it’s funny and dirty. . . in the classic literary sense of both these terms... that’s why! If you're titillated by someone else’s ox getting gored, this is the novel for you! It’ll make your satirical funny bone twitch at someone else’s expense. Hell, it’ll make all your funny bones twitch... provided you have them bones to twitch.”
-- Kramer Killread, The New Tampa Guide to Sane Automobile Repair

RECENT WINNER OF SHIPWRECKPUBLICATIONS CORDIE, THE COSTA CONCORDIA ANNUAL AWARD FOR FRICTIONAL LITERARY EXCELLENCE


Blackmail... Sex... Drugs... Tequila... Rock and Roll... and throw in a bunch of murders... Does it get any better? No! No! 4.99 to 13.95 times no!

What exactly is a Posse of Little Horses? How did a bachelorette party scramble a young prospective bride’s mind? How did a bachelor party inadvertently create a new kind of tequila body slam with frightening consequences?

Why did a Mexican drug cartel blackmail Jamie Steinkraus’s rotund professorial father-in-law? Could it be a misguided attempt to get possession of the mountain chalet Jamie presented to his young bride on the eve of their wedding? Can detective Big Louie Fazzano unravel the mystery?

Will Jamie and his Posse of Little Horses elude the cartel’s hit men as the posse flees west on Route 66 in a restored cherry red ’58 Edsel convertible? Will the posse’s supply of Brand XXX Tequila last long enough to get them to California?

What can modern psychiatry do to cure Jamie’s young bride of her obsession to give herself to black men whom she believes are Zulu warriors?

Are we all doomed to repeat history on both sides of the law? To find the answers to these and other intriguing questions, you’ll have to buy this book! Neither you nor I will regret this purchase!

 

Book Excerpt

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Unsolicited Praise for Oxbow Lake’s

THE ADVENTURES OF THE POSSE OF LITTLE HORSES

“I re-ckon Oxbow Lake is a pen name. Is that damned idiot Ward A Bobb the 3rd ashamed of his work?”
-- Sam Clemens (channeled through Bob Dylan)

“If I were alive, I’d have written it myself, only differently and better!”
-- Mark Twain (You Dead Tube)

“The Adventures of the Posse of Little Horses does not make me regret committing suicide.”
-- John Kennedy Toole (Giggle Beyond Internet Site)

“The bastard plagiarized my Ride a Cockhorse after I died so I know that at least part of it is good.”
-- Raymond Kennedy (scratched on a bar near Columbia)

“Worst punctuated novel I’ve ever read. The man’s obsessed with ellipses… he’s out of his freakin’… elliptical mind!”
-- Lisa Lazzero (freelance professional punctuator)

“It has some damn short sentences which is damn good. Too bad they don’t make any damn cents.”
-- Ernest Hemingway (channeled through Groucho Marx)

“He’s my intellectual mini-me. Mr. Oxbow Lake the 2nd knows how to really torture a thought.”
-- Marquis De Sade (channeled through VP Joe Biden)

“To get this novel published, Oxbow will need at least two sets of knee pads.”
-- Senator John “Bluto” Blutarsky (Animal House séance)

“I find Oxbow Lake’s novel to be vulgar and despicable, and I have only read the first page.”
-- Charles Dickens (channeled through Hugh Hefner)

 

About the Author

Oxbow Lake the 2nd

Oxbow Lake the 2nd is a pen name used by Ward Bobb the 3rd, which is an alias. Oxbow claims that neither of them have been intentionally institutionalized although one of them may have worked at IBM for a considerable length of time. They both believe that reality is in the eyes of the beholder and that all fiction is true and all non-fiction… not! The Adventures of the Posse of Little Horses is published by ShipWreckPublications and is the winner of the Costa Concordia Award for Frictional Literary Excellence. It is Oxbow’s first novel and his best to date.

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