Have You Heard the News?

Wherein I talk a little about what's up in the P.I. world, for better or worse, and point toward a few recent links I thought may warrant further investigation. Feel free to comment below, or follow me on Twitter.   A Cultural History of Nancy Drew Maybe every generation gets the Nancy Drew it needs. Or … Continue reading Have You Heard the News?

Video, DVD, Blu-Ray & Streaming

Recent and Upcoming Releases   September 2019 Noir Archive Volume 3: 1957-1960 9 Movie Collection | Buy the Blu-Ray Third (and final) budget priced Blu-Ray collection of lesser known noirs, chronologically presented, including The Crimson Kimono (1959), The Lineup (1958), Man on a String (1960), The Shadow in the Window (1956), The Tijuana Story (1957),  The Long Haul (1957), … Continue reading Video, DVD, Blu-Ray & Streaming

The P.I. Calendar

Okay, okay, I know. This page is occasionally out-of-date, but we're doing much much better than we used to. If you've got a relevant event -- a convention, a fan event, a Noir-at-the-Bar, a mystery-writing course or something -- coming up, tell me... or at least put me on your mailing list. If your event … Continue reading The P.I. Calendar

Audio

Recent and Upcoming Releases March 2020 Audio Pinter, Jason, Hide Away (1: Rachel Marin) | Buy the audio February 2020 Audio Mosley, Walter, Trouble is What I Do (Leonid McGill) | Buy the audio White, Randy Wayne, Salt River (Doc Ford) | Buy the audio January 2020 Audio Ide, Joe, Hi Five (Isaiah "I.Q."Quintabe) | Buy the audio December 2019 Audio Hansen, Joseph, Early … Continue reading Audio

Comics & Graphic Novels

Recent and Upcoming Releases COMICS (COMING SOON, CURRENT & ON-GOING) Dead Eyes Not a private eye, but this down and noirish crime story ought to hit the sweet spot for readers craving some hard-boiled action. Martin Dobbs is a professional thief from Boston, also known as "Dead Eyes," for the weird mask he wears when … Continue reading Comics & Graphic Novels

Digital

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 Edwards, Martin, editor, The Measure of Malice: … Continue reading Digital

Reference, Non-Fiction & True Crime

Recent and Upcoming Releases June 2020 Reference, Non-Fiction and True Crime Lee, Susanna, Detectives in the Shadows (non-fiction) | Buy this book | Kindle it! Literary and cultural critic Susanna Lee tracks the evolution of the American private eye, from Race Williams to Jessica Jones, what makes himtick, and why we're obsessed with the "good guy with a gun." November 2019 Reference, Non-Fiction … Continue reading Reference, Non-Fiction & True Crime

Collections & Anthologies

Recent and Upcoming Releases September 2020 Collections & Anthologies Brown, Fredric, The Complete Ed & Am Hunter Mysteries (Ed & Am Hunter) Prestigious two-volume set from Haffner Press, with an introduction by Jack Seabrook. April 2020 Collections & Anthologies Corris, Peter, See You at the Toxteth (collection) | Buy this book | Kindle it! Now in print! A round-up of some … Continue reading Collections & Anthologies

Paperbacks

Recent and Upcoming Releases    June 2020 Paperbacks Knowles, Mike, Running from the Dead (1: Sam Jones) | Buy this book April 2020 Paperbacks Pachter, Josh, editor, The Misadventures of Nero Wolfe: Parodies & Pastiches Featuring the Great Detective of West 35th Street | Buy this book | Kindle it! March 2020 Paperbacks Pinter, Jason, Hide Away (1: Rachel Marin) | Buy this … Continue reading Paperbacks

Hardcovers

Recent and Upcoming Releases June 2020 Hardcovers Lee, Susanna, Detectives in the Shadows (non-fiction) | Buy this book | Kindle it! February 2020 Hardcovers Mosley, Walter, Trouble is What I Do (Leonid McGill) | Buy this book | Buy the audio | Kindle it! White, Randy Wayne, Salt River (Doc Ford) | Buy this book | Buy the audio | Kindle it! January 2020 Hardcovers Ide, Joe, Hi Five (Isaiah "I.Q."Quintabe) | Buy this book | Buy the … Continue reading Hardcovers