Keywords: noir

Homicide Sanitarium

Homicide Sanitarium


Fredric Brown

ISBN: 9780960998623
Year of publication: 1985

HOMICIDE SANITARIUM Fredric Brown in The Detective Pulps VOLUME 1 Introduction by Bill Pronzini The pulps, those gaudy-covered, cheap-paper, jack-of-all-fiction magazines that flourished during the first half of this century, provided a training ground for dozens of writers who eventually went on to bigger and better literary endeavors. William E. Barrett, Theodore Dreiser, Sinclair Lewis, Horace McCoy, and Tennessee Williams wrote for them. So did Isaac Asimov, Ray Bradbury, Max Brand, Edgar ...

Keywords: detective mystery noir pulps
Bury Me Deep

Bury Me Deep


Megan Abbott

ISBN: 9781439101056
Year of publication: 2009

Megan Abbott BURY ME DEEP For Josh, because words dont ever fit even what they are trying to say at Part One THRILL PARTIES EVERY NIGHT over on Hussel Street. That tiny house, why, its 600 square feet of percolating, Wurlitzering sin. Those girls with their young skin, tight and glamorous, their rimy lungs and scratchy voices, one cheek flush and cmon boys and the other, so accommodating, even with lil wrists and ankles stripped to pearly bone by sickness. They lay there on their daybed, men all ...

Keywords: noir
Shovel Ready

Shovel Ready


Adam Sternbergh

ISBN: 9780385348997
Year of publication: 2014

Adam Sternbergh SHOVEL READY To Julia May Jonas Every human being who has ever lived has died, except the living. FREDERICK SEIDEL, The Bush Administration I. 1. My name is Spademan. Im a garbageman. this fucker. I dont care. Dont you want Just a name. I have his address. Great. See this fucker I said dont. Okay. The less I know, etcetera. How much What I said. To the account I mentioned. And how will I You wont hear from me again. But how do I The dead guy. Thats how. I dont want to know your ...

Keywords: dystopia noir
The War of the Roses

The War of the Roses


Warren Adler

ISBN: 9780099735700
Year of publication: 1990

Warren Adler THE WAR OF THE ROSES For Page and Clyde 1 A cold rain whipped across the clapboard facade of the old house, spattering against the panes. Like everyone else in the bone-damp parlor set up theater style with folding wooden-slat seats, the auctioneer raised his gloomy eyes toward the windows, perhaps hoping the gusty rain would shoot out the glass and abort the abysmal performance. Oliver Rose sat on an aisle seat, a few rows back from the podium, his long legs stretched out on the ...

Keywords: Noir