Start Shooting http://wfpl.org en Crime Novelist Charlie Newton Marries Truth and Fiction http://wfpl.org/post/crime-novelist-charlie-newton-marries-truth-and-fiction <p>Novelist <a href="http://charlienewton.com/">Charlie Newton</a> weaves complex plots of crime and corruption out of unrelated true stories. The rape and murder of a young girl and a strange history of biological warfare in Japan collide in &ldquo;Start Shooting,&rdquo; the Chicago native&rsquo;s acclaimed second novel.</p><p>While a gang war threatens the city&rsquo;s bid for the Olympics, a guitar-playing cop and a desperate actress from the same gritty Chicago neighborhood are forced to confront corruption, violence and the legacy of a family murder.</p> Tue, 12 Jun 2012 20:35:14 +0000 Erin Keane 627 at http://wfpl.org Crime Novelist Charlie Newton Marries Truth and Fiction