The Go-Go’s made music on their own terms and in the process, gave voice to a generation. Their songs are an indelible part of our collective soundtrack, speaking to the power and possibility of youth.
With a foreword by Jane Wiedlin and stories by twenty-five kick-ass authors, MURDER-A-GO-GO’S is an all-star crime fiction anthology inspired by one of the most iconic bands of the eighties.
Praise for MURDER-A-GO-GO’S:
“I always suspected that twinkle in the Go-Gos’ eyes was a coded invitation to a darker world. In the hands of these 25 stellar crime fiction writers, ‘We Got the Beat’ and ‘Our Lips Are Sealed’ become evil little gems. A totally rad read.” —ALAN HUNTER, Original MTV VJ, SiriusXM Host
“Shock and awe, that sums up my reaction to Murder-A-Go-Go’s. Shock to live in times when ‘The Whole World Lost Its Head’ and awe at the response of these gifted writers. Buckle up for a ride that will leave ‘Skidmarks on Your Heart.’” —SARA PARETSKY, best selling author of the V.I. Warshawski crime series
“Who knew those happy songs by one of all-time favorite bands, the Go-Go’s could inspire such dark, noir, spine tingling stories?!! It’s a collection of tales of distinctly female rage—the murderous kind and other wise—to keep you up at night!” —ALISON ARNGRIM, TV’s Nellie Oleson and New York Times best selling author of Confessions of a Prairie Bitch
Holly West is the Anthony Award-nominated author of the Mistress of Fortune historical mystery series. Her debut, Mistress of Fortune, was nominated for the Left Coast Crime Rosebud Award for Best First Novel. Her short fiction has appeared online and in numerous anthologies, and her latest story, “The Best Laid Plans,” appears in Florida Happens, the 2018 Bouchercon anthology. She’s the editor of the forthcoming Murder-A-Go-Go’s, a crime fiction anthology inspired by the music of The Go-Go’s. [Full bio]