Recent and Upcoming Releases

June 2020 eBooks

  • Lee, Susanna, Detectives in the Shadows (non-fiction) | Kindle it!

April 2020 ebooks

  • Pachter, Josh, editor, The Misadventures of Nero Wolfe: Parodies & Pastiches Featuring the Great Detective of West 35th Street | Kindle it!

March 2020 ebooks

  • Pinter, Jason, Hide Away (1: Rachel Marin) | Kindle it!

February 2020 ebooks

January 2020 ebooks

November 2019 ebooks

  • Atkins, Ace, Angel Eyes (Spenser) | Kindle it!
  • Collins, Max Allan, Killing Quarry (Quarry) Kindle it!
  • Forshaw, Barry, Crime Fiction: A Reader’s Guide (non-fiction) | Kindle it!
  • Mofina, Rick, The Lying House (non-P.I.; standalone) Kindle it!
  • Oates, Joyce Carol, editor, Cutting Edge (anthology) Kindle it!
    One of the few places Akashic hasn’t gone with its Noir series is the ladies room, but Oates rectifies that with this no-holds-barred collection of dark, twitchy original crime stories by women writers, such as Steph Cha, Edwidge Danticat, S.J. Rozan, Aimee Bender and Oates herself. Margaret Atwood even kicks in  six new poems.
  • Penzler, Otto, editor, The Big Book of Reel Murders (anthology) Kindle it!
    The short stories and novellas that inspired some great — and not-so-great — movies, from the likes of Arthur Conan Doyle, Raoul Whitfield, Agatha Christie, Dashiell Hammett, Cornell Woolrich, Dennis Lehane, Edgar Allan Poe, Charlotte Armstrong and Ian Fleming.

October 2019 ebooks

  • Bracken, Michael, editor, The Eyes of Texas: Private Eyes from The Panhandle to The Piney Woods (anthology) | Kindle it!
    Private eye tales from the Lone star state by Trey R. Barker, Chuck Brownman, Michael Chandos, John M. Floyd, Debra H. Goldstein, James A. Hearn, Richard Helms, Robert S. Levinson, Scott Montgomery, Sandra Murphy, Josh Pachter, Michael Pool, Graham Powell, William Dylan Powell, Stephen D. Rogers, Mark Troy, and Bev Vincent.
  • Child, Lee, Blue Moon (Jack Reacher) | Kindle it!
  • Christie, Agatha, Murder She Said: The Quotable Miss Marple (reference) | Kindle it!
  • Connelly, Michael, Night Fire (Harry Bosch & Renée Ballard) | Kindle it!
  • Connolly, John, A Book of Bones (Charlie Parker| Kindle it!
  • Denfeld, Rene, The Butterfly Girl (Naomi Cottle) | Kindle it!
  • Dixon, Franklin W., Dungeons & Detectives (The Hardy Boys| Kindle it!
  • Gray, Lisa, Bad Memory (Jessica Shaw) Kindle it!
  • Haywood, Gar Anthony, Good Man Gone Bad (Aaron GunnerKindle it!
  • Hensley, J.J., Forgiveness Dies (Trevor Galloway)
  • Kraus, Daniel, Blood Sugar (non-P.I.; hallowe’en noir) Kindle it!
  • Meyer, Nicholas, The Adventure of the Peculiar Protocols: Adapted from the Journals of John H. Watson, M.D. (Sherlock Holmes) | Kindle it!
  • Roger, Janet, Shamus Dust: Hard Winter. Cold War. Cool Murder (1: Newman| Kindle it!
  • Sallis, James, Sarah Jane (non-P.I.) | Kindle it!
  • Stocklassa, Jan, The Man Who Played with Fire: Stieg Larsson’s Lost Files & the Hunt for an Assassin (true crime)  | Kindle it!

September 2019 ebooks

August 2019 ebooks

July 2019 E-books

June 2019 E-books

May 2019 E-books

April 2019 E-books

  • Bilefsky, Dan, The Last Job: “The Bad Grandpas” and the Hatton Garden Heist (true crime) | Kindle it!
  • Block, Lawrence, editor, At Home in the Dark (anthology) | Kindle it!
    Not noir? Well, definitely dark. A wide-ranging collection of stories by N. J. Ayres, Jill D. Block, Hilary Davidson, Jim Fusilli, Elaine Kagan, Joyce Carol Oates, Thomas Pluck, Wallace Stroby, and Duane Swierczynski, among others.
  • Brown, Eric, Murder Served Cold (Donald Langham & Maria Dupré) | Kindle it!
  • Bussi, Michel, The Double Mother (non-P.I.; psychological noir) | Kindle it!
  • Causey, James, The Baby Doll Murders/Killer Take All!/Frenzy (Stark House noir collection) | Kindle it!
  • Darter, Larry, The Chinese Tiger Ying (T.J. O’Sullivan| Kindle it!
  • Dennis, Ralph, Hardman 8: The Deadly Cotton Heart (Jim Hardman) (r) | Kindle it!
  • Dixon, Franklin W., Clue Book #9: Who Let the Frogs Out? (The Hardy Boys| Kindle it!
  • Hannah, James D.F., Friend of the Devil (Henry Malone) | Kindle it!
  • Herren, Greg, Survivor’s Guilt and Other Stories (collection) | Kindle it!
  • Kerr, Philip, Metropolis (Bernie Gunther) | Kindle it!
  • McGough, Matthew, The Lazurus Files (true crime) | Kindle it!
  • Phillips, Gary, The Movie Makers (non-P.I.; Grifter’s Song #4)Kindle it!
  • Polad, Rick, Drug Affair (Spencer Manning) Kindle it!
  • Ragan, T.R., Buried Deep (Jessie Cole)Kindle it!
  • Struzan, Dylan, A Bloody Business (true crime | Kindle it!
  • Tantimedh, Adi, Her Fugitive Heart (Ravi Singh| Kindle it!
  • Noir Nation No. 7: The Golden Fedora Poetry Prize Issue (periodical) | Kindle it!
    Special issue spotlighting the winners of their first poetry content, plus their regular fiction fgull of black humour in a jugular vein.

March 2019 E-books

February 2019 E-books

  • Allen, J.D., Skin Game (Jim Bean) | Kindle it!
  • Bellotto, Tony, Bellini and the Sphinx (1: Remo Bellini Kindle it!
  • Butterfield, Frank W., The Redemptive Rifleman (Nick Williams & Carter Jones) | Kindle it!
  • Collins, Max Allan, & Mickey Spillane, The Goliath Bone (Mike Hammer) (r) | Kindle it!
  • Collins, Max Allan, USS Powderkeg (non-P.I. aka “Red Sky at Morning” ) (r) | Kindle it!
  • Crider, Bill, That Old Scoundrel Death (non-P.I.; Sheriff Dan Rhodes) Kindle it!
  • Dennis, Ralph, Hardman 6: Murder is Not an Odd Job (Jim Hardman) (r) | Kindle it!
  • Dixon, Franklin W., The Disappearance (The Hardy Boys| Kindle it!
  • Eisler, Barry, The Killer Collective (John Rain) Kindle it!
  • Finch, Charles, The Vanishing Man (Charles Lenox) Kindle it!
  • Finlay, Mick, The Murder Pit (William Arrowood) Kindle it!
  • Goldberg, Lee, Killer Thriller (non-P.I.; Ian Ludlow) | Kindle it!
  • Hamilton, Ian, Fate: The Lost Decades of Uncle Chow Tong (Uncle Chow, an Ava Lee spin-off) | Kindle it!
  • Khan, Ausma Zehanat, A Deadly Divide (non-P.I.; Rachel Getty & Esa Khattak) | Kindle it!
  • Lawson, Mike, House Arrest (Joe DeMarco) | Kindle it!
  • Mofina, Rick, Missing Daughter (non-P.I.) | Kindle it!
  • Parks, Alan, February’s Son (non-P.I.; Harry McCoy) | Kindle it!
  • Randisi, Robert J., The Honky Tonk Big Hoss Boogie (Auggie Velez-Colon) (r) | Kindle it!
  • Robinson, Peter, Careless Love (non-P.I.; Inspector Banks) | Kindle it!
  • Round, Jeffrey, Shadow Puppet (Dan Sharp) | Kindle it!
  • Shannon, Elaine, Hunting Leroux (true crime) | Kindle it!
    Fascinating account of how the DEA took down a true global supervillain. First book from Michael Mann’s new imprint.
  • Struzan, Dylan, A Bloody Business: The Rise of Organized Crime in America (true crime) | Kindle it!
    The late “Jimmy Blue Eyes” recalls Probition’s “good old days” of violence and corruption.
  • Swenson, Kyle, Good Kids, Bad City: A Story of Race & Wrongful Conviction in America (true crime) | Kindle it!
  • Swinson, David, Trigger (Frank Marr) | Kindle it!
  • Westlake, Donald, Brothers Keepers (non-P.I.; caper) (r) | Kindle it!
  • Winslow, Don, The Border (non-P.I.; cartel noir) | Kindle it!

January 2019 E-books

December 2018 E-books

November 2018 E-books

  • Carrasco, Katrina, The Best Bad Things (1: Alma Rosales) | Kindle it!
  • Chance, Maia, Naughty on Ice (Discreet Retrieval Agency) | Kindle it!
  • Child, Lee, Past Tense (Jack Reacher)Kindle it!
  • Dixon, Franklin W., Clue Book #8: The Time Warp Wonder (The Hardy Boys| Kindle it!
  • Evanovich, Janet, Look Alive Twenty-Five (Stephanie Plum)  | Kindle it!
  • Hall, Oakley, So Many Doors (non-P.I.; classic noir) (r) | Kindle it!
  • Hallinan, Timothy, Nighttown (Junior Bender) |  Kindle it!
  • Hannah, James D.F., She Talks to Angels (Henry Malone) | Kindle it!
  • Harvey, John, Body & Soul (Frank Elder) Buy this book | Kindle it!
  • Hellman, Libby Fischer, High Crimes (Georgia Davis)  KIndle it!
  • Lethem, Jonathan, The Feral Detective (1: Charles Heist)  | Kindle it!
  • Lupica, Mike, Blood Feud (Robert B. Parker’s Sunny Randall) | Kindle it!
  • McCall Smith, Alexander, The Colors of All the Cattle (Precious Ramotswe | Kindle it!
  • McKevett, G.A., Murder in Her Stocking (1: Granny Reid; non-P.I.)  | Kindle it!
  • Massey, Sujata, The Widows of Malabar Hill (Perveen Mistry) (r) | Buy this book | Buy the audio | Kindle it!
  • Penny, Louise, Kingdom of the Blind (non-P.I.; Inspector Gamache)  | Kindle it!
  • Phillips, Gary, editor, Gary Phillips’ Hollis For Hire (collection, Nate Hollis) | Kindle it!
    Fans of Phillips’ big-shouldered African-American eye will be happy to see him back in action in this new collection of prose
    stories by Phillips, Sara Paretsky, Scott Adlerberg, Phillip Drayer Duncan, Naomi Hirahara and Sarah M. Chen.
  • Prentice, Bill, Why Was Rachel Murdered? (1: Neil Walker) | Kindle it!
  • Randisi, Robert J., Stand-Up (Miles Jacoby) (r)  | Kindle it!
  • Rass, Matt, Ray’s Hell (1: Ray Price) | Kindle it!
  • Richardson, Travis, Bloodshot and Bruised: Crime Stories from the South and West (collection) Kindle it!
  • Simenon, Georges, Maigret and the Reluctant Witnesses (non-P.I.; Inspector Maigret) (r) | Kindle it!
  • Starr, Jason, Fugitive Red (non-P.I.; noir) | Kindle it!
  • St. Aubin, Cynthia, Lying Low (Jane Avery) | Kindle it!
  • Thompson, Laura, A Tale of Two Murders: Guilt, Innocence, and the Execution of Edith Thompson (true crime)  | Kindle it!
  • Tursten, Helene, An Elderly Woman is Up to No Good (non-P.I.; Maud) | Kindle it!
    This tiny collection of short stories packs a deliciously dark wallop! The perfect stocking stuffer.

October 2018 E-books

September 2018 E-books

August 2018 E-books

July 2018 E-books

(nv) = novella
(r) = reprint.
(ss) = short story.


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