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. Netflix is Thinking of a Chinatown "Prequel" And they've already recruited Robert Towne, the original writer of … Continue reading Have You Heard the News?

Video, DVD, Blu-Ray & Streaming

Recent and Upcoming Releases October 2019 Veronica Mars 2019: The Complete First Season | Buy the DVD | Buy the Blu-Ray It's a calculated bit of a misnomer -- but any measure, this is really the fourth season (not counting the movie), although, technically it IS the first season on Hulu. Still, however you number it, it's a good … 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 This page is occasionally out-of-date, but we're doing much much better than we used to.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 you're organized … 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 Little, Elizabeth, Pretty as a Picture (non-P.I.) | Buy the 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 … 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! May 2022 eBooks Housewright, David, From the Grave (Mac McKenzie) | 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 … 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    July 2020 Paperbacks Cha, Steph, Your House Will Pay (non-P.I.) (r) | Buy this book | Buy the audio | Kindle it! 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 … Continue reading Paperbacks

Hardcovers

Recent and Upcoming Releases July 2020 Hardcovers Davis, Lindsey, Grove of the Caesars (Flavia Albia) | Buy this book June 2020 Hardcovers Lee, Susanna, Detectives in the Shadows (non-fiction) | Buy this book | Kindle it! May 2020 Hardcovers Housewright, David, From the Grave (Mac McKenzie) | Buy this book | Kindle it! February 2020 Hardcovers Little, Elizabeth, Pretty as a Picture (non-P.I.) | Buy this book | Buy the audio | Kindle it! Mosley, … Continue reading Hardcovers