Book List in Order: 6 titles

  • 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. ...


  • Trouble is on the way when the corpse isn't even cold and Hitch is already on the scene--before the police. The apparent murderer, and Hitch's supposed friend, wants Hitch to scoop up the body and dump it into an unmarked grave. Hitch declines the in...


  • ibby, a former flame of Hitchcock Sewell, has returned to town with her two children, but minus one husband and one nanny. Libby's husband has been accounted for-she left him back in Annapolis. However, the nanny, Sophie, is truly missing. As soon as...


  • Baltimore's sexiest undertaker, Hitchcock Sewell, is once again cruising for trouble. A childhood friend has been charged with the murder of a local nightclub owner, but Hitch, in his heart, knows she didn't do it. Problem is, the friend has gone ...


  • Hitchcock Sewell, Baltimore's hippest undertaker and civilian sleuth, is back in a second sly, original mystery.One of the most charming and offbeat amateur detectives to come around in years, Hitchcock Sewell does for the undertaking profession what...


  • When a beautiful woman shows up at a funeral home wearing a tennis dress, that's cause for suspicion. When that same woman wants to talk about her own funeral arrangements, well.. .what self-respecting mortician could resist? Certainly not Hitchco...