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Baltimore Noir

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Mystery queenpin Lippman and cohorts dissect the urban locale unaffectionately called Bulletmore, in the state of the Union ingloriously labeled Murderland.

Better

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A riveting and sexually charged posthumous novel from the author of Leaving Las Vegas.

Bicycle

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The latest release from Hotel St. George Press, following The Session and The Musical Illusionist.

Black Lotus

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Finding the Black Lotus murderer is Detective Wolf’s chance to avoid an Internal Affairs investigation. That’s when things get personal.

Black Music

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The long-awaited reissue of the sequel to Amiri Baraka’s seminal work, BLUES PEOPLE, and latest selection in the AkashiClassics Renegade Reprint Series. This collection of essays by Amiri Baraka/LeRoi Jones includes a new introduction by the author and Q&A by Calvin Reid.

Blood Sugar

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Blood Sugar is a disturbing and evocative collection of new work and selected poems previously featured in Blackman’s enormously popular chapbooks.

Born on the Fourth of July

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This edition marks the 40th anniversary of the original publication of Kovic’s American antiwar classic and features a new foreword by Bruce Springsteen.

Boston Noir

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Dennis Lehane steps up to the plate as editor and presents a scintillating collection of deep, dark fiction.

Boston Noir & Boston Noir 2: The Complete Set

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Boston Noir & Boston Noir 2: The Complete Set combines all twenty-five stories from Lehane’s two Boston Noir volumes into a single digital edition.

**All orders placed directly from our website are for paperback editions of the books.**

The Boy Detective Fails

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Following the best seller Hairstyles of the Damned (more than 100,000 copies sold) with a spectacular coming-of-age-30 tale, Joe Meno proves once again why he’s the hottest indie author in America. Also check out Office Girl, Demons in the Spring, How the Hula Girl Sings, and Tender as Hellfire.

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Boy Genius

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Selected for the 2002 Kiriyama Prize Notable Books List & selected as a finalist for an Asian American Literary Award.

Bronx Noir

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Best-selling crime writer S.J. Rozan corrals a diverse crew of celebrated authors to highlight the dark magnificence of her native New York City borough.

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Brooklyn Noir 2: The Classics

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Brooklyn Noir is back with a vengeance, this time with the masters of yore: H.P. Lovecraft, Donald Westlake, Lawrence Block, Pete Hamill, Jonathan Lethem, Colson Whitehead, and more!

Brussels Noir (Belgium)

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With Brussels Noir, the Noir Series explores a city that for many is the de facto capital of the European Union, at the crossroads between old and new worlds.

Buffalo Noir

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Joyce Carol Oates, Lawrence Block, and others present original stories from the dark side of New York’s second biggest city.