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  • New Haven Noir

    by Amy Bloom ...
    series Akashic Noir
    “In an Ivy League town, Bloom turns Yale’s motto—Lux et Veritas—on its head, finding darkness and deceit in every corner of New Haven.” —Kirkus ReviewsThe image of a charming college town serves New Haven well, but its natives know that the city has been built on a rich—and violent—history that still seeps out from between the cracks in the sidewalks and the halls of learning.Now, *New York Times– ... Read more

    $12.39 USD

  • Berlin Noir

    Translated by Lucy Jones ...
    series Akashic Noir
    “A city with a rich noir past looks beyond its history to an equally unsettling present” in this anthology of original noir fiction set in Berlin (Kirkus Reviews).From Christopher Isherwood to Philip Kerr, the long and rich tradition of noir fiction set in Berlin can make the genre a daunting challenge for contemporary German authors. But rather than retread the well-worn ground of interwar and ... Read more

    $12.39 USD

  • Lone Star Noir

    series Akashic Noir
    “Traverses Texas, finding evidence of the hard boiled, sultry, and disreputable throughout the state . . . Think of the book as a sort of criminal travelogue.” —BooklistIf everything is bigger in Texas, then that includes the boldness of the criminals who call the state home. From large urban centers to the Cajun Gulf coast, there is big money to be made running guns, drugs, and catering to the ... Read more

    $12.39 USD

  • Kingston Noir

    by Colin Channer ...
    series Akashic Noir
    “Subverts the simplistic sunshine/reggae/spliff-smoking image of Jamaica at almost every turn . . . with a rich interplay of geographies and themes.” —Los Angeles TimesFrom Trench Town to Half Way Tree to Norbrook to Portmore and beyond, the stories of Kingston Noir shine light into the darkest corners of this fabled city.Joining award-winning Jamaican authors such as Marlon James, Leone Ross, and ... Read more

    $13.09 USD

  • USA Noir

    Best of the Akashic Noir Series

    series Akashic Noir
    “All the heavy hitters, from Michael Connelly in Los Angeles to Joyce Carol Oates in suburban New Jersey . . . an important anthology.”—The New York Times Book Review (Editors’ Choice)Features Dennis Lehane’s story “Animal Rescue,” the inspiration for the movie The Drop starring Tom Hardy.Launched with the summer 2004 award-winning bestseller Brooklyn Noir, the groundbreaking Akashic Noir series ... Read more

    $13.09 USD

  • Manila Noir

    series Akashic Noir
    “Travel, history, and a little bit of lore . . . Transports you to the Philippines and is filled with riveting and sometimes dark stories of the capital city.” —GlamourFor the perfect definition of noir, look no further than Manila. The city itself is like a femme fatale: sexy, complicated, and betrayed. From its fraught colonial history to its present-day incarnation of a teeming metropolis, it ... Read more

    $12.39 USD

  • Delhi Noir

    by Hirsh Sawhney ...
    series Akashic Noir
    “This book is a chance to get a fix on some of India’s best crime writers” (The Globe and Mail, Toronto).These fourteen original stories, from some of India’s most outstanding literary talents, take you into a world of sex in parks, male prostitution, and vigilante rickshaw drivers. Set in a city plagued by religious riots, soulless corporate dons, and murderous servants, this collection offers ... Read more

    $12.99 USD

  • Columbus Noir

    series Akashic Noir
    O-H-Oh-No! Fourteen storytellers reveal a gritty side to C-Bus in this collection of crime tales.Akashic Books continues its award-winning series of original noir anthologies, launched in 2004 with Brooklyn Noir. Each book comprises all-new stories, each one set in a distinct neighborhood or location within the respective city.With stories by: Lee Martin, Robin Yocum, Kristen Lepionka, Craig ... Read more

    $12.39 USD

  • Atlanta Noir

    series Akashic Noir
    Georgia Center for the Book has chosen Atlanta Noir as one of 2018's Books All Georgians Should Read!Kenji Jasper's "A Moment of Clarity at the Waffle House" nominated for a 2018 Edgar Award for Best Short Story!"Atlanta has its share, maybe more than its share, of prosperity. But wealth is no safeguard against peril...Creepy as well as dark, grim in outlook...Hints of the supernatural may make ... Read more

    $12.39 USD

  • Tampa Bay Noir

    series Akashic Noir
    Tampa Bay joins Miami in representing the (alleged) Sunshine State in the Noir Series arena."At last, the popular Akashic Noir series has adopted the Tampa Bay area...The notion of elevating place to the status of a character in a story, a frequent topic in writers workshops, works to maximum effect. The descriptive forays are full of observations that can only be gleaned by living here."--Tampa ... Read more

    $13.09 USD

  • Accra Noir

    series Akashic Noir
    Accra joins Lagos, Nairobi, Marrakech, and Addis Ababa in representing the African continent in the Noir Series arena."The anthology Accra Noir edited by Nana-Ama Danquah captures the hustle of several distinctive neighborhoods of Ghana’s capital."--The Millions, included in Nadia Owusu’s Year in Reading (2020)"Thirteen tales of the trouble people find in the capital city of Ghana when they’re ... Read more

    $13.09 USD

  • Manhattan Noir

    series Akashic Noir
    “A pleasing variety of Manhattan neighborhoods come to life in Block’s solid anthology. . . . The writing is of a high order and a nice mix of styles.” —Publishers WeeklyNew York City’s main borough becomes the centerpiece for a collection of noir tales that celebrates its appeal, its arrogance, its diversity—and its darkness. From Battery Park to Harlem, the Lower East Side to the Upper West, ... Read more

    $12.39 USD