Seattle Noir

Жанр: Иностранная литература

Brand new stories by: G. M. Ford, Skye Moody, R. Barri Flowers, Thomas P. Hopp, Patricia Harrington, Bharti Kirchner, Kathleen Alcalá, Simon Wood, Brian Thornton, Lou Kemp, Curt Colbert, Robert Lopresti, Paul S. Piper, and Stephan Magcosta. Early Seattle was a hardscrabble seaport filled with merchant sailors, longshoremen, lumberjacks, rowdy saloons, and a rough-and-tumble police force not immune to corruption and graft. By the mid-50s, the town had added Boeing to its claim to fame, but was still a mostly blue-collar burg that was infamously described as 'a cultural dustbin' by the Seattle Symphony's first conductor. Present-day Seattle has become a pricey, cosmopolitan center, home to Microsoft and Starbucks. The city is famous as the birthplace of grunge music, and possesses a flourishing art, theatre, and club scene that many would have thought improbable just a few decades ago. But some things never change – crime being one of them. Seattle's evolution to high-finance and high-tech…


Show Business is Murder

Жанр: Иностранная литература

An anthology of stories These all-new short stories of movies, music, murder, and mayhem by today's brightest talents will take you from vaudeville to Vegas, and make it chillingly clear that in the world of entertainment, if you want to make it, you may have to step on some people-or over their dead bodies… Includes first-run stories from € Carolyn Wheat € John Lutz € Elaine Viets € Parnell Hall € Stuart M Kaminsky € Edward D Hoch € Annette Meyers € Angela Zeman € David Bart € Bob Shayne € Mark Terry € Gary Phillips € Suzanne Shaphren € Libby Fischer Hellman € Charles Ardai € Gregg Andrew Hurwitz € Steve Hockensmith € Shelley Freydont € Robert Lopresti € Mat Coward