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ericbeetner
June 22 2015

10 of the Best Noir Novels of the 21st Century

Here we are, fifteen years into a new century, and many authors are churning out noir novels as essential as anything from its heyday. If you’re like me, when you think of the 90s, it feels about...
AndrewNette
March 9 2014

Wake In Fright (1971): Dusty and Thirsty in the Outback

If the popularity of writers such as Donald Ray Pollock, Cormac McCarthy, Daniel Woodrell and Frank Bill is anything to go by, rural noir is a big deal in the United States. While it may not...
jpwrites
February 28 2014

The Rap Sheet’s Cover Contest: Judging These Books By Their Covers

When J. Kingston Pierce of     The Rap Sheet   brought back the crime cover contest this year, we were delighted—so here's more from him, including a chance to share...
CToohey
March 5 2013

Fresh Meat: Donnybrook by Frank Bill

Donnybrook by Frank Bill is a rural noir novel of drugs and violence (available March 5, 2013). The Donnybrook is a three-day bare-knuckle tournament held on a thousand-acre plot out in the sticks...
ericbeetner
November 20 2011

Pulp in the Wild: Shelf Mates Edition

As I sat staring at my bookshelves, taking stock of the books that surround and inspire me, I started to notice some titles that seemed like maybe I should shelve them next to each other. I kept looking,...
ericbeetner
September 19 2011

Bouchercon: The Mystery of Conventions

Yesterday, Clare Toohey posted about the Anthony Awards, which were definitely a highlight of Bouchercon.  But I thought those of you who weren’t there might like to know what this blogger learned...
MarcWatkins
September 8 2011

Rural Noir: Frank Bill’s Crimes in Southern Indiana

Not too long ago I was watching the documentary The Wild and Wonderful Whites of West Virginia with a friend who found it so shocking that she made me shut it off after twenty minutes. Hardboiled rural...