Book List in Order:14 titles

  • In "The Syracuse Codex," Nisbet returns in a wild tale of skullduggery, mayhem, and history peopled with a rogue’s gallery of the eccentric and unscrupulous. San Francisco frame maker Danny Kestrel regularly rubs elbows with the rich and immoral...


  • Resigning himself to the doldrums of middle age, the only thing Curly Watkins has left of his former life as a punk rocker is a guitar and a tattoo of an octopus on his head. But his quiet new life quickly evaporates when old vices come back to haunt...


  • In the new novel from noir master Jim Nisbet, the Snitch World in question is actually made up of different worlds both old and new, populated with the old-time petty criminals, like Chainbang and Klinger, but also with the modern, including a nouv...


  • Spider's Cage sees the return of Martin Windrow, the detective first introduced to readers in The Damned Don't Die (a super thriller --Los Angeles Times). When Jodie O’Ryan, the country singer he adores, disappears after the death of her grandf...


  • A brilliantly noir mystery from the author of Lethal Injection, never before published in English. Spider's Cage sees the return of Martin Windrow, the detective first introduced to readers in The Damned Don't Die ("a super thriller" --Los Angeles...


  • The new noir tour de force by the riveting Jim Nisbet. What's a guy to do, when he lives under a bridge and has an unshakeable thirst for martinis? kill for cash. so goes the logic at the heart of Old and Cold, leading to a spree of hits that are som...


  • The streets of San Francisco ooze with danger, sex, poets, and technology in this hard-boiled mystery, creating a storythat is at turns hilarious, thrilling, and obscene. Set in the 1980s, this is the tale of an idealistic and angst-ridden writer who...


  • In the parallel near-future, a ship named for a jellyfish sinks into the Caribbean with its captain chained to the mast. Left behind is a logbook missing ten pages, presidential DNA hidden in a brick of smuggled cocaine, and a nearly- completed nove...


  • Banerjhee Rolf, a bright, level-headed Indian-American scientist, is content to spend his days with his wife, tending his garden and studying his beloved astronomy. When Rolf's relationship with his seedy, drug-dealing neighbour, Toby Pride, and Prid...







  • Smart, bored, attractive and single, Mattie Brooke is a not quite over-the-hill waitress in the tiny town of Dip, Washington. She’s lived all but one year of her life in Dip, and not much of what goes on there escapes her eye. But then, not muc...


  • Overlook is remedying that with this paperback- the first of nine publications that will make up a Nisbet revolution. It's about as noir as you can get. In a bleak Texas prison Royce, an alcoholic doctor administers Bobby Mencken's last "high," conv...