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Jim Thompson’s The Grifters $2 on Amazon

I just noticed pulp crime writer Jim Thompson’s 1963 noir novel The Grifters is only $1.99 over at Amazon. I’m guessing the low price is because Amazon is using it to push the new “buy the audiobook at the same … Continue reading

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Angry Robot plans fan-created anthologies via new WorldBuilder site

Fandom breeds content, as nearly any Internet user who has ever loved a TV show, movie or book already knows. Fans love to spend time absorbed in their favorite works by inventing new adventures, filling in backstories, and expanding the … Continue reading

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Today’s Bargain Book: “L.A. Noire: The Collected Stories”

Desperate actresses, defeated men, and depraved villains fill this collection of new noir fiction based on and inspired by the game L.A. Noire. Continue reading

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Today’s bargain book: “Hardly Knew Her” by Laura Lippman

“Hardly Knew Her” by Laura Lippman Price: $0.99 Summary: Short crime stories about women, from the author of the Tess Monaghan mystery series. Booklist calls the collection top-rate with touches of Poe and Dorothy Parker: “Here scams and murders are … Continue reading

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Today's bargain book: "The Score" by Richard Stark

“The Score” by Richard Stark Price: $2.99 Summary: In book 5 of Richard Stark’s classic noir crime novels from the 1960s, professional thief Parker teams up with a group of 11 con artists to rob an entire town in North … Continue reading

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Today's bargain book: "Sandman Slim" by Richard Kadrey

Price: $0.00 Summary: Life sucks, and then you die. Or, if you’re James Stark, you spend eleven years in Hell as a hitman before finally escaping, only to land back in the hell-on-earth that is Los Angeles. Now Stark’s back, … Continue reading

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