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Review: The Broken Girls, by Simone St. James

What more could you ask from a thriller? It has suspense, mystery, characters that you care about and stakes that actually feel real- and high. … 518 more words

Reading Thoughts

Christopher Moore on his literary influences, the Russian River & marine biology

Christopher Moore stops by the store Tuesday, April 24 at 7 p.m. to discuss his new novel, Noir, a parody of hard-boiled detective fiction. Check out Moore’s answers to The BookPeople Questionnaire below! 405 more words

A Girl Walks Into a Bar Part 2

Sergei picked her up and carried her to one of the plush chairs in the small lounge area and set her down.  She weighed even less than it looked like she should.  737 more words

Fiction

Strange Illusion

Edgar G. Ulmer’s Poverty Row B movie Strange Illusion is probably the most Oedipal film noir ever made.

Film

"Brilliantly dark humour"

I’m extra happy today, because the wonderful Jen of JenMed’s Book Reviews has tackled ‘Raise the Blade’ – and loved it!

She’s been particularly complimentary about the book’s ultra-dark humour, and also about the Birmingham locations, which I’d only just started to blog about in detail on here. 73 more words

Crime

Coriolis: Trust the Wunjra - Part 4

The team scurries away from the jayrats on the mountain cliff and find themselves inside a cave. What could be inside this cave? And where exactly are they? 59 more words

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Lit Crawl NYC for a Night of Noir

Saturday, April 21st we’re partnering with Lit Crawl NYC for a Night of Noir with readings by Lee Matthew Goldberg, Jen Conley, Vincent Zandri, and Scott Adlerberg at Codex Books (1 Bleecker St.) from 6-7PM. #LitCrawlNYC

Fiction