New Noir: Captivating Crime Books That Give a Fresh Spin to the Noir Genre
We've created this list of four great new noir books for crime readers, just in time for the summer. So practice your best Humphrey Bogart impression and get ready to…
Jonathan Ames Shares Must Read Noir Fiction
For this list, I’m going to be somewhat broad, perhaps, in my interpretation of what ‘noir fiction’ means. I think one normally associates that label with the fiction that inspired…
6 Gritty Noir Tales With Unforgettable Plots
If you’re looking for some excellent examples of contemporary gritty noir fiction, check out these titles.
Eight Must-Read Los Angeles Crime Fiction Novels
From historical fiction to novels based on true crime, we've rounded up eight great works of crime fiction set in Los Angeles that you must read.
Novel Investigations: The Intoxicating World of Noir Fiction
What exactly is noir fiction? Because noir is more about a feeling than defining traits, and because the scope of noir fiction is ever expanding, a good definition of the…
Gritty and Nostalgic: Our Favorite Classic Noir Mysteries
If you're in the mood for gritty stories with morally dubious protagonists, or if you're feeling nostalgic for classic detective stories, these six noir mysteries will hit the spot.
Crime and Mystery Meet Film Noir
While film noir ceased to be a big presence in Hollywood around the 1950s, its spirit lives on.
The Best Noir Authors
Here are 14 of the best noir books and authors, including Megan Abbott, Dashiel Hammett, James Ellroy, Patricia Highsmith, and more!
5 Gripping L.A. Thrillers to Read Right Now
Five gripping L.A. thrillers by Michael Connelly, James Ellroy, and more that showcase the good, the bad, the glamorous, and the places in between.
This “Classic” Noir Novel is a Must Read
Black Wings Has My Angel is a must-read for fans of the classic noir novel.
A Literary Mystery With a To-the-Death War Between the Sexes
Four women trapped in abusive relationships, mountains of debt, and mind-numbing jobs come together after one of them snaps and kills her abusive husband.