American Cool is a fine example of a short story collection. The writing is tight and fresh; the tales hot, raunchy, and entertaining, if not disturbing. It's over the top and just the way I like a fast read.
Susan DiPlacido is the author of three novels, 24/7, Trattoria, and Mutual Holdings. Trattoria was nominated for a 2005 Romantic Times Reviewer's Choice award for Best Small Press Romance. Susan's short story, "I, Candy," won the Spirit Award at the...