qSet in a busted Massachusetts mill town circa 1986, The Castaway Lounge is the story of Jackson qApplejackq Thibedeaux. Cocaine dealer, womanizer and tough-guy-for-hire, he is weary of the wrong life and trying to leave it behind, but all bets are off when a young pole dancer named Peanut ends up dead during an after-hours party with a local businessman and politician. Applejack finds himself inextricably linked to the murder and must risk going to prison or worse by setting in motion a plan to bring the killers to justice. Along the way, Applejack's fiancAce is abducted by a flying saucer and she goes on the Oprah Winfrey show to talk about her experience, a bible-thumping arsonist burns down the titty bar and a disturbing love triangle forms when a washed-up guitar player seduces his teenage son's girlfriend. To further complicate matters, upon learning of her demise, Peanut's father and twin brothers thunder down from the high hills with violent intentions. Told in the clipped, hard-as-nails language of Elmore Leonard and James Ellroy, The Castaway Lounge explores one man's struggle to choose between right and wrong--and the fact that sometimes the right choice requires the ultimate sacrificeq --aquot;Set in a busted Massachusetts mill town circa 1986, The Castaway Lounge is the story of Jackson aquot;Applejackaquot; Thibedeaux.
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