Books tagged: noir

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Black Static #53 (July-August 2016)
Series: Black Static Horror & Dark Fantasy Magazine. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 54,650. Language: English. Published: July 12, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Horror » General, Fiction » Fantasy » Dark
The July–August issue contains fiction by Priya Sharma, Steve Rasnic Tem, Harmony Neal, Kristi DeMeester, Danny Rhodes, Stephen Hargadon, and Charles Wilkinson. The cover art is by Tara Bush. Features include Coffinmaker's Blues by Stephen Volk and Notes From the Borderland by Lynda E. Rucker, plus a huge amount of book and film reviews.
Death of an Optimist
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 130,140. Language: English. Published: July 7, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Satire, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Political
This outrageous, politically incorrect, humorous noir mystery is singular in contemporary fiction. Without vampires and aliens attacking the world it remains a fast paced, exciting satirical attack on American social mores and is not for the faint hearted.
The Prison Guard's Son
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 55,110. Language: English. Published: September 9, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Thirty years ago Jacob Vance and Raymond Turner committed a gruesome crime. Only nine years old themselves, they murdered four-year-old Josh Baker. The boys were released with new identities after serving only eight years. Now, the victim's father has hired Finn Harding to find his son's killers so he can levy the justice that was denied so long ago.
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,610. Language: English. Published: June 27, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller, Fiction » Horror » Crime
The man they call Shovel is a neutral instrument. He’s buried more than his fair share of men. And built his boss, August Alexander, a criminal empire. But when August suddenly becomes obsessed with a tiny wooden doll, even Shovel can't remain neutral for long. Or escape the doll's spell. A crime-noir tale with a horror twist.
Sweet Art.
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 23,200. Language: English. Published: June 23, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
1979 England. Corrupt cops and the search for a missing girl. Petty criminal Jimmy Blackthorne escapes from his sleazy past and tries to make a living and a new life in a new town, but It's noir lite time for the would be Private Detective as past events finally return like a lazy homing pigeon, and Jimmy discovers that all that glitters most certainly isn't gold.
Resume Speed ~ Stories by Guinotte Wise
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 62,170. Language: English. Published: June 18, 2016 by Black Opal Books. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author, Fiction » Anthologies » Flash fiction
Wise’s first collection of short stories, the award-winning Night Train, Cold Beer, was blunt, honest, cinematic. This collection, Resume Speed, is also visually keen, and each story gives you the impression of having entered a town where, though the city limit sign welcomes you, something is amiss. As each story ends, you punch the accelerator to get to the next.
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 64,930. Language: English. Published: May 22, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Cyberpunk, Fiction » Fantasy » Urban
The peace of the virtual world Bottle City is broken by an incursion, a cry for help from the mythical hacker enclave 4nasia. Their cry for help reaches Artemis Bridge, the fixer of 2030 Los Angeles. Enlisting the aid of Triad gangster Fong, will Bridge be able to save the hackers and the Families before Freeman destroys it all?
Muddy Sunset
You set the price! Words: 36,150. Language: English. Published: May 2, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled, Fiction » Humor & comedy » Black comedy
Roy DeLon is going to regret that flight to St. Louis. He just doesn't know it yet.
Chimera Effect
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 33,780. Language: English. Published: May 6, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled, Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias
A detective hunting for answers. A dangerous secret hiding in the desert. When an old friend from Little Tokyo needs help finding his missing nephew, detective Charlie Madison takes the case. He's encountered his share of unusual suspects in the past. This time he's up against something the likes of which he's never seen—on or off the battlefield. Can he solve a case with so many missing pieces?
Colonel Stierlitz
Price: $4.00 USD. Words: 29,220. Language: American English. Published: September 10, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Science fiction » General
Colonel Stierlitz, a ghostly remnant of Semyonov's literary character, comes to life in a dream Moscow, tasked with defending his Motherland against all external threats.