Mystery queenpin Lippman and cohorts dissect their city with a vengeance.
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The much-anticipated entry of Spain into the Akashic Noir Series arena.
There was only ever one candidate for the job of assembling Boston Noir: Dennis Lehane!
Dennis Lehane returns to coedit, with Cotton & Clarke, the sequel to the best-selling evergreen anthology Boston Noir.
The writers represented in Bronx Noir know the borough so well that, reading the book, you’ll smell it, feel it, see it, hear it.
New York’s punchiest borough asserts its criminal legacy with all new stories from a magnificent set of today’s best writers.
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!
Brooklyn Noir is back, this time with a true-crime vengeance.
Malice and mayhem simmer beneath the surface of one of America’s favorite vacation areas.
This isn’t someone’s dream of Chicago. It’s not even a nightmare. It’s just the real city, unfiltered. Chicago Noir.
Scandinavian writing has come to dominate the global crime-fiction landscape, and this volume offers a delicious, devious sampling.
Texas’s ultimate noir town reveals its unseemly underbelly.
Mystery sensation Pelecanos pens the lead story and edits this groundbreaking collection of stories detailing the seedy underside of the nation’s capital.
From Ed Jones to Langston Hughes, Pelecanos explores DC’s historic malaise, following up the best-selling first volume of DC Noir.
The legendary city of Delhi, India provides fertile ground for stories of darkness and despair.
Motor City’s finest literary talents—including Oates, Estleman, Holden, and Parrish—offer a shadowed spectrum of gripping, haunted visions.
Irish crime-fiction sensation Ken Bruen and cohorts shine a light on the dark streets of Dublin.
Akashic recruits Danticat, one of the truly great contemporary writers, to edit this timely volume featuring stories set both before and after the devastating 2010 earthquake.
In the stories of Havana Noir current and former residents of the city uncover crimes of violence and loveless sex, of mental cruelty and greed, of self-preservation and collective hysteria.
The sharpest, most stylized, and ambitious anthology of Native American literature ever published.
The Akashic Noir Series moves fearlessly to the city hosting the European/Asian divide.
Steve Paul recruits Daniel Woodrell, John Lutz, and others to examine the seedy underbelly of this complex Midwestern city.
Following in the Caribbean footsteps of Haiti Noir and Trinidad Noir, now come dark stories from Jamaica’s capital city.
In this chilling portrait of America’s Sin City, lady luck is just as likely to dispense cold hard cash as a cold-hearted killing.
Serpent’s Tail novelist Unsworth shocks and awes with help from her London criminal-literary colleagues.
Texas enters the Akashic Noir Series arena with a dazzling array of terrifying, well-crafted short fiction.
Stories covering Long Island’s extremes, from the comfortably rich to the horribly poor, and all darkness between.
Los Angeles Noir brings you tales of crime and passion and betrayal from some of the most innovative and celebrated writers working today.
The sequel to Los Angeles Noir, an award-winning Los Angeles Times best-seller.
Mystery writing titan Lawrence Block takes a bite into Manhattan crime.
Following the commercial success of the original Manhattan Noir, mystery titan Lawrence Block digs even deeper into the New York noir legacy.
Fresh noir from one of the most intense, congested, and overpopulated cities in the world.
Mexico City enters the Noir Series arena, edited by one of Mexico’s most revered novelists.
Revealed: the dark and delicious side of Paradise.
Moscow has been chomping at the bit to enter the Noir Series—with the intention of perpetrating extreme Russian menace.
Following the success of Delhi Noir and the film Slumdog Millionaire, Mumbai now enters the Noir Series arena.
Jonathan Safran Foer and Robert Pinsky join Joyce Carol Oates and other illustrious writers to explore Jersey noir.
Beneath the glitter of Mardi Gras lies the sleaze of Bourbon Street; under the celestial sounds of JazzFest, the nightmare screams of a city once at war within its neighborhoods, but after Hurricane Katrina, seemingly at war with nature and the rest of the country as well.
Celebrating the long-awaited release of Staten Island Noir—the fifth and final borough featured in the Akashic Noir Series, the NYC Digit includes the editors’ introducitons and contributions to Brooklyn Noir (Tim McLoughlin), Manhattan Noir (Lawrence Block), Bronx Noir (S.J. Rozan), Queens Noir (Robert Knightly), and Staten Island Noir (Patricia Smith)
A hard-boiled tour behind the Orange Curtain.
All original stories from Paris’s finest authors, all translated from French.
Philly finally enters the Noir Series arena: the City of Brotherly Love becomes a City of Brotherly Malice.
Lee Child, Diana Gabaldon, James Sallis, and others reveal how the scalding Arizona sun breeds its own unique blend of noir.
Pittsburgh Noir roars forth, presenting the true underbelly of “the most livable city in America.”
Explore the dark, rainy underbelly of one of America’s most beautiful but enigmatic cities.
On the heels of Brooklyn, Manhattan, and the Bronx, the borough of Queens enters the chambers of noir.
The River City emerges as a hot spot for unseemly noir.
Rome provides a fertile setting for this groundbreaking collection of original stories, all translated from Italian.
San Diego may be known as “America’s finest city,” but its deadly alter ego is hereby exposed.
San Francisco Noir lashes out with hard-biting tales exploring the shadowy nether regions of scenic “Baghdad by the Bay.”
Dashiell Hammett and William Vollmann are just two treats in this stellar sequel to the smash-hit original volume of San Francisco Noir.
Seattle’s evolution to high-finance and high-tech has provided greater opportunity to those with sinister intent.
Following Akashic’s success with Moscow Noir, this new volume explores the dark beating heart of Russia’s cultural mecca.
New York’s fifth borough finally enters the Noir Series arena, completing the series tour of the world’s noirest city.
The Akashic Noir Series moves fearlessly north of the US border.
The Caribbean provides no shelter from the delicious terror of the Akashic Noir Series.
An expanded edition—with brand-new stories added to the fourth printing of this best-selling Noir Series installment.
The best USA-based stories in the Akashic noir series, compiled into one volume and edited by Johnny Temple!
The best anthology of classic Haitian fiction ever assembled, unparalleled in scope.
Singapore is exposed in all of its noir glory with scintillating stories from the very best of the city’s authors.