Reverse-Gentrification of the Literary World

Akashic Books

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Kingston Noir (Jamaica)

Following in the Caribbean footsteps of Haiti Noir and Trinidad Noir, now come dark stories from Jamaica’s capital city.

The Cocaine Chronicles

The best fiction anthology of cocaine-themed tales to blow through in years, featuring all-new stories from Susan Straight, Lee Child, Jerry Stahl, Ken Bruen, Laura Lippman, Bill Moody, Nina Revoyr, and many more.

Chicago Noir

This isn’t someone’s dream of Chicago. It’s not even a nightmare. It’s just the real city, unfiltered. Chicago Noir.

Las Vegas Noir

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.

Philadelphia Noir

Philly finally enters the Noir Series arena: the City of Brotherly Love becomes a City of Brotherly Malice.

The Speed Chronicles

Following the international success of the Noir Series, this volume marks the launch of a new drug-based sister series.