Book List in Order:18 titles

  • The Stone Carrier is a brilliant and suspenseful novel which takes place in New York City during the wild ’70s. Terry Brennan is a gonzo journalist for all the major magazines. He does a feature piece on super-novelist Thaddeus Bryant and the two b...


  • Following in the footsteps of her father, Diana Westphal goes to work as a nuclear physicist at Rocky Flats Nuclear Plant in Denver, Colorado. But an accident at the plant exposes her to a dangerous amount of radiation, affecting her health and her f...


  • Two people are inextricably bound together by something neither of them can understand or explain. At times it seems elemental and destructive but at others it appears to be a cause for hope and fulfilment. Though their lives follow very different pa...




  • A tour of the 1950s and 1960s recounts the author's coming-of-age experiences in a period torn between idealism and despair, chronicling his journey between Baltimore and Haight-Ashbury and his witness to the historical events of the time. This class...


  • Lenora and Roger Work's tropical honeymoon in Key West is a distant memory. One bit of business remains. On their final night in paradise, a musician they befriended has an odd request. A "deadbeat" dad from their hometown, Philadelphia, the musician...


  • Do you believe in dragons? Now, for the first time, the long-lost research of renowned nineteenth century dragonologist Robert Ward is presented in all its eccentric glory, happily bridging the gap between dragon legend and fact. This incredible eBoo...


  • F.B.I. Agents Jack Harper and Oscar Hidalgo are burned out from too many cases so they schedule a two week vacation. Jack plans to hang out with his son, followed by some fishing in Baja. Then Jack gets a phone call from his snitch and on-again-off-a...






  • This is a pre-1923 historical reproduction that was curated for quality. Quality assurance was conducted on each of these books in an attempt to remove books with imperfections introduced by the digitization process. Though we have made best efforts ...


  • Smart, tough Los Angeles FBI agents Jack Harper and Oscar Hidalgo meet their match in a diamond smuggler, Steinbach, who seems to have almost superhuman powers. Arrested during a clever sting operation, Steinbach tells the team of agents he will kill...


  • Broke, recently divorced, and a total deadbeat, Bob Wells has spent his life as a psychiatrist only doing good in the world. When one of his patients with clear paranoid delusions starts to lose a grip, Bob has no choice but to intervene. Emile Bard...


  • in Baltimore Noir

    Akashic Books charges forth with its award-winning series of original noir anthologies, launched in 2004 with BROOKLYN NOIR. Each book is comprised- of all-new stories, each one set in a distinct neighborhood or location within the city of the book. ...


  • A prize-winning novelist recounts his earlier years during the chaotic 1960s with his grandmother Grace, a social activist and church woman who hides deep pain about her secret past, friendships and betrayals, and her mental health....


  • Daredevil DEA agent Jack Walker cruises down Hollywood Boulevard into the best unscheduled party of his career: a car-jacking Featuring a .38 semiautomatic and his own movieland heroics. When he saves sexy Charlotte Rae, a Former B-movie bombshell, h...


  • Told with candor and a poignant sense of lost innocence, The King of Cards is the story of Thomas Fallon, a successful novelist, who is treated to a homecoming that presents him with the pungent memories of his youth. The award winning author of Red ...


  • After being laid off by Lamel Steel, forty-year-old Baltimorean Red Baker seeks solace in booze and illicit sex before his passionate vitality and capacity for loyalty and love redeem him and enable him to start again. Winner of the PEN West Prize fo...