Book List:38 titles

  • In the turbulent era of late 1950s Manhattan―with jazz, the burgeoning Civil Rights Movement, and the Red Scare as the volatile ingredients―three groundbreaking black cartoonists defy convention and pay the price. Cliff Murphy is matinee hands...


  • Noir meets diverse voices and transforms the genre into an over-the-top, transcendental psychedelic thriller ride of pulpy goodness in THE OBAMA INHERITANCE, a collection of fifteen stories of conspiracy noir curated by editor and award-winning Afric...


  • Winner, 2018 Anthony Award for Best Anthology and Winner, Bronze Medal, 2017 Indie Book Awards for Anthologies, Foreword Reviews. Noir meets diverse voices and transforms the genre into an over-the-top, transcendental psychedelic thriller ride of pul...


  • Twenty-one short stories written by Gary Phillips are included in TREACHEROUS: GRIFTERS, RUFFIANS AND KILLERS. Alan Cranis on bookgasm.com said, “Phillips obviously loves his anti-heroes, as the stories’ major characters are all, as the subtitle ...


  • Malcolm Cavanaugh Bleekston, MC Bleak, McBleak, enjoys hobnobbing with the one percenters and stealing from them. In The Extractors, he puts his life on the line to take a greedy man’s gain while wondering if his girlfriend sees through his façade...


  • RESISTANCE IS ALLFor years, writers and filmmakers have speculated about the possibility of the Earth being invaded by aliens from another planet. But what if the aliens have been watching us, infiltrating us via human collaborators, or even surgical...



  • Based on a real historical event during the Roosevelt administration!Guest starring pulp heroes The Green Lama, The Phantom Detective, and The Black Bat!Day of the Destroyers is an all-original linked prose anthology - each story is part of a larger ...






  • “Everything you'd expect from a Gary Phillips story collection — solid, kick-ass pulp.”— Bobby Nash, 2013 Pulp Ark Writer of the Year Louis Trent is a high rolling hit-man plucked from Hell only if he kills for Heaven. An anonymous city burea...


  • Presented by iPulpFiction.com Louis Trent is a high rolling hit-man plucked from Hell only if he kills for Heaven. An anonymous city bureaucrat, The Reclaimer, senses what evil lurks via emanations from tenement walls. In the 1970s, Onyx Adams, a ...


  • When gifted slacker Noc Brenner is wooed by a mysterious entity calling itself the Vigilance Initiative, he's soon in a race to prevent a super villain from selling the plans for an anti-gravity device -- a machine that in the wrong hands who would r...


  • McBleak enjoys hobnobbing with the upper crust. Yet McBleak is never more alive than when he’s extracting wealth from the wealthy. He plans to take a greedy man’s gain while wondering if his girlfriend sees through his façade. But nothing ever g...



  • In A World Of Bikers, Meth, And Overdue Mortgages… All the miles. All the blood. All has led him here. Looking for a place to hole up, O’Conner -- with nothing to his name but a failing motorcycle, a gun, and uncollected debts -- lies low in the...


  • For the first time ever, Zen freelance spy Derek Flint, the cool curvaceous private eye Honey West, and a mysterious secret agent team up in a story in swingin' sixties L.A. to battle hippie robots, mobbed-up, ray gun totting gangsters, a wigged out ...


  • A grounded, gritty look at the world of money laundering in the vein of Elmore Leonard (Jackie Brown, Get Shorty), set against a classic, Chandler-esque detective yarn (The Big Sleep).Supremely talented and oozing charm, Jeff Sinclair is the premiere...


  • In this collection you’ll encounter starry-eyed sinners, street corner revolutionaries, Hollywood hustlers, over-heated politicians, rightwing assholes, a ghost or two, cavorting cops, architects with issues, and a little old lady with a popgun—al...


  • In Scoundrels, an all-original anthology featuring bestselling and Edgar and Shamus award-winning writers, you'll read stories of desperate grifters, brokers hedging big bets for the big take, schemers working the long con for the sure money, used ca...


  • Here, from an extraordinary writer equally at home in California noir and bayou dope deals (with zombies), is a sharp, profane and stunning collection of short fiction. As NPR said, some of these crime stories would cause Nancy Drew to faint into her...


  • An incendiary mixture of genres and voices, this collection of short stories compiles a unique set of work that revolves around riots, revolts, and revolution. From the turbulent days of unionism in the streets of New York City during the Great Depre...



  • Providing insight on homelessness, political corruption, and the potential effects of gentrification, this urban noir tells the tough story of Magrady, a semi-homeless Vietnam veteran in Los Angeles. As he searches for a friend who has gone missing f...


  • World War II changed the landscape of the world and the heart of America. As the war rages across Europe and Africa, a battle is also being fought on American soil. Eager to join the fight, black soldier are denied the right to defend their country. ...


  • World War II was an event that changed the landscape of the world and the heart of America. As the war rages across Europe and Africa, a battle is also being fought on American soil. Eager to join the fight, black soldiers are denied the right to def...


  • Expanding on the concept behind Byron Preiss's Weird Heroes from the 1970s, George R. R. Martin's Wild Card series, and Michael Chabon's McSweeney's Mammoth Treasury of Thrilling Tales, The Darker Mask is a collection of original prose stories recall...


  • in Show Business Is Murder

    Lights...Camera...Murder! Behind the velvet ropes and closed curtains, buried in the back lots, you'll find the darker side of the spotlight. It's where stars are created overnight, and burn out just cis quickly. Where deals are made to be broken,...


  • in Creature Cozies

    They're cute... they're cuddly... they're on the case. We all know that the most innocent-looking pets can commit a lot of unexpected mischief. But they can also have a talent for sniffing out two-legged troublemakers of a more dangerous kind. ...


  • On the streets of L.A., the most dangerous person can be a cop. Us against them. That's the law of the cop world. Out on the mean streets of L.A., the only defense is to be more ruthless than your opponent. You gotta bang with the best of the roug...






  • With the clock ticking, the story jumps off in the border town of Tijuana, Mexico. A smooth cat who labels himself an expeditor must survive a gauntlet of hitters and freaks to deliver his client alive to their destination. She's a high maintenance d...


  • Las Vegas is pumped on the night the much-hyped heavy-weight title fight hits the Strip. With charismatic newcomer Joaquin Muhammed taking on popular champ Tyler Jeffries--and the added attraction of platinum-selling rapper King Diamond giving a warm...


  • The city of Las Vegas becomes a glitzy, gun-happy backdrop for ex-showgirl Martha Chainey--the provocative new protagonist from the author of the acclaimed Ivan Monk series. Six feet tall with a don't-mess-with-me attitude, Chainey (nobody calls h...


  • The fourth Ivan Monk mystery, never before published in paperback. A tense Los Angeles thriller with roots in the Deep South. Author Sara Paretsky calls Phillips “my kind of crime writer and Ivan Monk is my kind of detective.”...


  • Zelmont Raines has slid a long way since first gaining his ability to jookto out maneuver his opponents on the fieldwhich made him a Super Bowlwinning wide receiver and earned him lucrative endorsement deals, not to mention more than his share of fem...


  • When three members of a Mexican family, including a little girl, are killed in a vicious firebombing, private eye Ivan Monk is called in by the tenants' security force to find out is responsible and uncovers a complex web of gang violence, corruption...


  • When three young black men--a petty thief, a crack dealer, and a college student--are gunned down within blocks of one another, Ivan Monk sets out to find a link between these seemingly random killings and uncovers a deadly racial conspiracy. Origina...


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    When the body of a murdered Korean shopkeeper is discovered during a South Central groundbreaking ceremony, private investigator Ivan Monk is thrown into a maze that pits him against the gangs, cops, power brokers, and leaders of Los Angeles. Origina...


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    Crime Does Pay! Scarface has nothing on Cameron Quinn, a ruthless upstart out to make a name for himself in this tale of crime and destiny from critically acclaimed mystery novelist Gary Phillips (HIGH HAND, BANGERS)! Phillips shines a harsh light on...