• Money the Hard Way by David Tromblay

    After Sangre Road comes to a dead-end for the love of his life along with a one-ton buffalo and his prized Pontiac Sunbird, one time Army Military Police officer turned bounty hunter Moses Kincaid, hailing from the Ho-Chunk Nation, limps and thumbs his way into the oil capital of the world where he means to […]

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  • Payback is Forever by Nick Kolakowski

    Miller thought it was the perfect heist: Five minutes to hit the cash room of an amusement park, then another two minutes to the getaway car, then gone. As a professional thief, he’d done jobs like that dozens of times. But Miller’s partners had other ideas. When things go bad and bloody, Miller is forced […]

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  • A Therapeutic Death: Violent Short Stories by J.B. Stevens

    A Therapeutic Death, J.B. Stevens’s collection of short crime stories, is an outstanding volume. Stevens blends mystery, comedy, true crime, and noir masterfully. Furthermore, he mixes micro-fiction with longer works in an uncommonly skillful manner. The volume opens with “To Keep A Secret,” an Appalachian noir piece. It is reminiscent of the best David Joy […]

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  • Love & Bullets: Megabomb Edition by Nick Kolakowski

    Bill is a conman with a taste for high-end cars, beautiful suits, and top-shelf liquor. But he’s getting tired of the cons he needs to maintain that lifestyle—and he’s sick of the violence that’s sometimes part of the job. Bill’s girlfriend Fiona doesn’t have a problem with violence, though. She’ll crush anyone who stands in […]

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  • City of Heretics by Heath Lowrance

    Out of prison after seven years, aging hard man Crowe returns to Memphis with only a vague plan for revenge, but Memphis and the world have moved on without him. Everything has changed, and Crowe is a dinosaur. With little to live for, he sets his sites on the city’s new crime boss. But before […]

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  • Blood Like Rain by Albert Tucher

    Detective Errol Coutinho of the Hawaii County Police faces the most difficult case of his career, when his wife’s best friend is murdered. Eleanor Swieczak’s current boyfriend is a man without a past, and to Coutinho that spells suspect, But Eleanor’s own history turns up other suspects, including a revered Hawaiian musician and a legendary […]

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  • S-10 to Valhalla by Ken Teutsch

    It’s Saturday, and Nashville lowlife Jake Croom needs money for the beer joints. (Hey! It isn’t like he just wants the money!) But his seemingly straightforward plan to steal some sends him ricocheting through the lives of everyone from bat-wielding grandmothers to down-and-out typesetters to inadvertent Robert E. Lee impersonators, violently knocking them all into […]

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  • Sangre Road by David Tromblay

    Introducing Moses Kincaid, an ornery, brazen, and possibly punch-drunk bounty hunter who must track down a skip trace into rural Oklahoma— circa summer 1995. Follow along as he comes up against bikers, prison peckerwoods, zombies, pro-midget wrestlers, holes up in no-tell motels and greasy-spoon diners, and gets gifted mouthful after mouthful of heavy-duty pain pills […]

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  • White Trash and Dirty Dingoes by Jason Parent

    Gordon is a bad man. Violent and vulgar, crude and a little crazy, he’s the kind of guy who takes what he wants no matter who he has to go through to get it. But when he meets Sarah, a strung-out stripper indebted to her sleazebag boss, he finds something more valuable than all the […]

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  • Kraj the Enforcer: Stories by Rusty Barnes

    Meet Kraj—pronounced krai—a low-level errand boy and hitman masquerading as a bouncer for Tricky Ricky Gutierrez, nefarious owner of the Twist, a club in upstate Elmira NY. A place that has both a LGBTQIA night and a cowboy country night, this cockeyed corner bar in northern Appalachia supports Ricky’s illegal schemes, and serves as a […]

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  • Chasing China White by Allan Leverone

    Derek Weaver’s a junkie. He’s also homeless and jobless and into his dealer for way more cash than he can hope to repay. So when he’s given an ultimatum by the regional heroin supplier—commit a home invasion and steal enough jewelry to cover that man’s debt or take a one-way trip into the Atlantic on […]

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  • 40 Nickels by R. Daniel Lester

    Carnegie Fitch can be called a lot of things. Ambitious is not one of them. Months after escaping death in the circus ring at the hands of the Dead Clowns and the feet of a stampeding elephant, he is no longer a half-assed private eye with an office and no license, but instead a half-assed […]

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