Launched by means of the summer time '04 award-winning bestseller Brooklyn Noir,
Akashic Books maintains its groundbreaking sequence of unique noir anthologies. every one publication is constituted of all-new tales, each set in a different local or position in the urban of the book.
In this chilling portrait of America's Sin urban, woman success is simply as prone to dispense chilly challenging funds as a cold-hearted killing.
Brand-new tales by way of: John O’Brien, David Corbett, Scott Phillips, Nora Pierce, Bliss Esposito, Felicia Campbell, Jaq Greenspon, José Skinner, Pablo Medina, Christine McKellar, Lori Kozlowski, Vu Tran, Celeste Starr, Preston L. Allen, Tod Goldberg, and Janet Berliner. ??
Las Vegas presents the vintage sophistication and darkness valuable for a perilous noir tale. trendy, sultry, brimming with ambition and greed, the characters that populate this literary Las Vegas are driven to the extremes of human adventure. From the neon glitter of the Strip to the treacherous perspectives of purple Rock Canyon and Boulder urban, from the desperation of bare urban to the racial tensions of the Westside, no different position bargains such a lot of various avenues resulting in severe difficulty.
Many mythical authors have became their awareness to Vegas to enquire the city's moods and mysteries. Now, the latest crop of acclaimed writers discover the key neighborhoods and byways of America's so much sinful urban, providing readers not just compelling noir stories but in addition an insider's realizing of this steamy oasis. those authors take readers underneath the skin flash of Freemont highway and the Strip and into the gritty multicultural environs of underground Vegas.
Jarret Keene is author/editor of 3 books, together with the poetry assortment Monster Fashion, the alt-travel tome The Underground consultant to Las Vegas, and the unauthorized rock bio The Killers: future is looking Me. He lives in Las Vegas.
Todd James Pierce is the writer of 3 books, together with the unconventional A lady of Stone and the quick tale assortment Newsworld, which gained the 2006 Drue Heinz Literature Prize. he's an assistant professor of English at Cal Poly collage in San Luis Obispo, California.??