English writer Paul D Brazill's 13 Shots Of Noir is a collection of short stories in the vein of Roald Dahl, The Twilight Zone and Alfred Hitchcock Presents.The first story, "The Tut", was nominated for a 2010 Spinetingler Award, while the story "Anger Management" was chosen as one of the Predators and Editors top twenty crime stories.
Crime, horror and dark fiction are contained... [click here for more]
Once upon a time, Richard Blakemore led a double life. Hardworking pulp writer by day and the masked vigilante only known as the Silencer by night. But those days are over, for Richard Blakemore, in the guise of the Silencer, was found guilty of murdering mafia boss Antonio Tortelli and sentenced to death. But now, with Richard Blakemore on death row in Sing Sing and the date of the execution drawing... [click here for more]
Nigel Bird and his stories have appeared in so many places that it’s about time the best of them were brought together in one collection.
His work has also received so much praise that this collection should be a must for the fan of the short story, particularly those fans with a taste for noir, crime or unusual fiction.
Praise for his work and, indeed, for some of the stories collected here... [click here for more]
This volume collects two stories featuring Dan Turner, hardboiled Hollywood detective.
In "Death Ends the Scene," a washed-up movie-director is going to knock himself off in order to give his no-good bride a double-indemnity payoff—and Dan Turner, trying to do a couple of good deeds, finds himself facing a murder rap with some very hard gunsels making it tough!
In "Phony... [click here for more]
Courier duty is not really one of spy extraordinaire Carrie Ragnarok's top ten assignments. Ferrying an object from point A to point B - that's stressful, but not very exciting. Not even if the object in question is Shape No. 8, a hideously ugly and extremely expensive sculpture by obscure Bulgarian artist Vassily Bagdanorowsky worth 2.8 millions dollars. But an unexpected mugging can spice up even... [click here for more]