The Familiar Dark

Set in the poorest part of the Missouri Ozarks, in a small town with big secrets, The Familiar Dark opens with a murder Eve Taggert, desperate with grief over losing her daughter, takes it upon herself to find out the truth about what happened Eve is no stranger to the dark side of life, having

Frozen Beauty

Everyone in Devils Lake knows the three golden Malloy sistersbut one of them is keeping a secret that will turn their little world inside out No one knows exactly what happened to Kit in the woods that nightall they have are a constellation of facts icy blue lips and fingers cold to the touch, a

The June Boys

The Gemini Thief could be anyone Your father, your mother, your best friends crazy uncle Some country music stars deranged sister Anyone The Gemini Thief is a serial kidnapper, who takes three boys and holds them captive from June 1st to June 30th of the following year The June Boys endure

Santa Fe Noir

Under the inspired curation of Ariel Gore, Santa Fe joins Phoenix as a riveting Southwest US installment in the Akashic Noir Series 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

Yellow Bird: Oil, Murder, and a Woman's Search for Justice in Indian Country

The gripping true story of a murder on an Indian reservation, and the unforgettable Arikara woman who becomes obsessed with solving it an urgent work of literary journalism I don t know a complicated, original protagonist in literature than Lissa Yellow Bird, or a dogged reporter in

Framed

One dark Los Angeles night, Beth Crawford is driving home from a dinner party, furious at her husband for spending money they don t have A few blocks away, a scantily dressed woman in a blonde wig lugs a suitcase full of blood spattered cash toward a bus stop In the streets between the two women,