Biting humor marks Hallinan's hardboiled caper of “the crook’s cop” taking a case to keep himself from being framed. Or that's the way it started...
A gritty crime noir novel set in 1990s Cambodia, Ghost Money intrigues with its mix of criminal enterprise and historical context.
Emulating hardboiled lingo to a T, Megan Abbott traces the strange circumstances surrounding actress and B-girl Jean Spangler, who disappeared from Los Angeles in 1949.
Brutal and seductive noir fiction.
A brilliant debut novel in the noir/hardboiled genre that will shake new life into it.
The 1992 Rodney King riots plays out from flashpoint to fiery embers as P.I. “Duke” Rogers pursues a case and “Atonement for being a lousy detective."
The veteran crime writer returns to the genre after a two decade absence.
Chandleresque short crime fiction at its finest.
Five Noir Novels of the 1940s and ’50s celebrates the full scope of Goodis' jazzy, expressionist style of noir at its best.
Nostalgic '50s PI Mystery's the way the '50s really were.