Belgrade, with all of its historical complexity, joins Zagreb and Prague in representing the Eastern European dimension of the Akashic Noir Series.
"Ivanovic's contributions are from Serbian, Bosnian, Croatian, and Finnish writers--all admirably noirish."
Publishers Weekly Top 10 Mysteries for Spring 2019
Driven by the heart-pounding suspense of a high-stakes poker game, Bluff is a vivid, compelling novel about deceit, seduction, and delicious revenge that will keep you spellbound and cheering as you turn the last page. -Susan Cheever, New York Times bestselling author
The story takes place in the suffocating atmosphere of a social housing estate in the south of France. Sixteen-year-old C line and her sister Jo, fifteen, dream of escaping to somewhere far from their daily routine, far from their surly, alcoholic father and uncaring mother, both struggling to make ends meet. That summer Celine falls pregnant, devastating news that reopens deep family wounds.
Berkeley brings its own unique blend of Bay Area noir, complementing the grit and grime that preceded it in San Francisco Noir and Oakland Noir.
Frederick Douglass Elementary by Aya de Le n has been selected for inclusion in Best American Mystery and Suspense 2021
Soon to be a an FX series starring and produced by Matthew McConaughey
A LitHub Most Anticipated Book of Summer
"The Churchgoer is a wonderful debut novel from a writer with more than a few tricks up his sleeve.”--Los Angeles Times
Elizabeth McKenzie's "The Big Creep" has been named a finalist for the 2019 Shamus Award for Best Private Eye Short Story presented by the Private Eye Writers of America
Lisa D. Gray's story The Queen of Secrets won the Robert L. Fish Memorial Award
John Crowley's story Spring Break won the 2018 Edgar Award for Best Short Story
A hard-drinking former hitwoman agrees to help catch a killer -- though the murderer might just be her.
Introducing Italy's Commissario Ricciardi. "De Giovanni's distinct brand of noir . . . will appeal to Agatha Christie and Manuel V zquez Montalb n fans" (Publishers Weekly).
What if some secrets were never meant to stay buried?
When a parish priest is brutally murdered in cold blood, a rural community is left in shock - and fear.
New to the Vale of the White Horse, Detective Sergeant Mark Turpin discovers the murder bears the hallmark of a vicious killer who shows no remorse for his victim, and leaves no trace behind.
They never expected her to fight back...
The summer of 1992 had been exceptionally cold in southern Italy. But that's not the reason why it is still remembered.
On May 23, 1992, a roadside explosion killed the Palermo judge Giovanni Falcone, his wife and three police officers. A few weeks later judge Paolo Borsellino and five police officers were killed in the center of Palermo.