2012 Fireball Award for Best Opening Line – WINNER

Spinetingler would like to congratulate all of the nominees and thank all of the voters. Just a reminder that a summary post with all of the winners will be available after the winners are announced.

The winner of the 2012 The Fireball Award for Best Opening Line…

“This is Detroit, so welcome to the jungle.” – In Nine Kinds of Pain by Leonard Fritz

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Brian Lindenmuth

Brian is the non-fiction editor of Spinetingler magazine and one of the fiction editors of Snubnose Press. In addition to Spinetingler his work has appeared in Crimespree magazine and at BSC Review, Galleycat and the Mulholland Books website. He also heads the Spinetingler Award committee.

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  1. It’s a great book Nigel but DON’T buy the Kindle version unless absolutely necessary. The paper version has graphic novel pages and the Kindle version doesn’t have them.

  2. This is a great book and it’s no surprise that the opening line caught everyone’s eye. Congrats Len!

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