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Dying for a Dime ...

Mention of critic, cultural commentator, noir expert and now novelist Woody Haut in the previous post about Ross Thomas, reminds me to inform all and sundry that his excellent exercise in LA crime fiction, … 218 more words

Writers & Writing

Cogito: John Branch




The Peripheral: Futures Imperfect

The future has been worrying us lately. A good deal of conversation has taken place online about how it looks to us, in fact as well as in fiction, and how that matters. 1,270 more words


Sam Bennett's case files: Stephen.

The Long Weekend

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A quiet, rainy Sunday afternoon by the fire, with Sam and Scarlett.......

Pulp Fiction: 'Chasse Aux Documents'

Bookcover art by Salva for Jerry Crayton, Chasse aux documents, Ed. Le Trotteur

Seattle Mystery Bookshop  – carrefouretrange


Banned Books: Noir Fiction

In August, the Banned Bookclub I attend had previously selected “San Diego Noir” for its San Diego themed book of the year. It has 15 short stories of noir fiction. 303 more words

Book Club

The Big Wait

I watch the kid, Dwight Peacock. He hands over the capsules to some lowlife in a jean jacket. Like every single night at this time for the past two weeks, the money changes hands. 5,819 more words

Crime Fiction

Freshly Baked Books: House Reckoning by Mike Lawson

Mike Lawson’s latest Joe DeMarco thriller opens with a Mafia guy saying to his boss, “We got a problem.”

And indeed they do. The problem is Gino DeMarco, Joe’s father, who is a hit man for the mob. 492 more words

Book Reviews