New Haven Goes Noir In The New Book Edited By Amy Bloom

A new short story collection edited by Amy Bloom that came out this week and is called New Haven Noir aims to put cement the name of the city in the noir and mystery literary space. The book contains work of fifteen local authors and it’s the latest in a series of city-themed noir collections…

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Review: City Of Lost Girls By Declan Hughes

Declan Hughes (born 1963) is an Irish novelist, playwright and screenwriter most widely known for his crime novels center around the Irish-American detective Ed Loy. Hughes lives in Dublin with his wife and two daughters. In City of Lost Girls, Dublin PI Ed Loy thought he had laid all his ghosts to rest. Two young women…

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Review: London Boulevard By Ken Bruen

London Boulevard is one of Ken Bruen’s relatively older novels originally published in 2001. It was the basis for a recent British noir film with the same title. The recent re-release of the book in November 2011 gave us the opportunity to take a fresh look at the book (We recently reviewed The Devil from…

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Review: Hell And Gone By Duane Swierczynski

Duane Swierczynski is the author of several crime thrillers, including Severance Package which has been optioned by Lionsgate films. He is a very active writer in the comics world and has collaborated on several projects with Marvel Comics. He lives in Philadelphia with his wife and children. Hell and Gone is the second book in…

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