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Miami Noir: The Classics

The long-awaited sequel to 2006’s best-selling Miami Noir highlights an outstanding tradition of legendary writers exploring the dark side of paradise.

Cutting Edge: New Stories of Mystery and Crime by Women Writers

Joyce Carol Oates pulls out all the stops in this chilling female-centric noir collection featuring brand-new writing from Margaret Atwood, Aimee Bender, Edwidge Danticat, and more.

*While supplies last, books ordered through the website will include a bookplate SIGNED by Joyce Carol Oates!

Nairobi Noir (Kenya)

Ngũgĩ wa Thiong’o anchors this truly fascinating first East African installment in the Akashic Noir Series.

Columbus Noir

The state of Ohio could only escape the Akashic Noir Series for so long.

Santa Fe Noir

Santa Fe joins Phoenix as a riveting Southwest US installment in the Akashic Noir Series.

Belgrade Noir (Serbia)

Belgrade, with all of its historical complexity, joins Zagreb and Prague in representing the Eastern European dimension of the Akashic Noir Series.