The 19 stories in this collection are not crime stories as we generally think of them.
“The tales that populate Cleveland Noir are essentially about the haves, the have-nots, and the never-wills.”
“demonstrates the power of storytelling in our everyday lives and how it might be a good idea to listen more carefully to the stories that others are telling us.”
“These tales are presented as humorous, but it’s a humor that hides a piercing sorrow at the state of the world and the costs of love and friendship in such a world.”
“When a Stranger Comes to Town will give you the very best of what crime fiction should deliver. Means, opportunity, and obsession—right?”
This is the latest in Akashic Books city noir series set in Africa. The 13 stories visit various locations in Accra, all of which show the poverty but hope of the people who survive there.
Hopefully your life is so good that the word “diabolical” never need enter your mind or cross your lips.
“Before I Wake is a welcome addition to the David Morrell canon. It showcases the author’s versatility and wide range of interests and influences . . .”
A collection of short, fictional profiles of women who chose to “love” the most notorious monsters of our time, including such failures at the most fundamental acts of human empathy and decency as
“Atlanta Noir could well turn out to be Akashic’s best work to date.”
“that is exactly what Daniel Woodrell is: a storyteller, first and foremost.