Tag: Noir

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Short Crime Fiction You Can Devour in One Sitting

These books check all our boxes for page-turning mysteries while being under 300 words—short enough to read in one sitting but long enough to hook readers.

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The Rise of Texas Noir

Dark and gritty doesn't only exist beneath the glitzy exterior of Los Angeles or New York. There's a whole other world to noir as compelling and dangerous as the rest.

Olivia Blacke on Cozy Mysteries and Modern Day Fairytales

Olivia Blacke on Cozy Mysteries and Modern Day Fairytales

Author of Killer Content and No Memes of Escapes dives deep into the idea of cozy mysteries. Are they the modern-day fairytale with a crime fiction twist?

8 Great Novels that Mix Speculative Fiction and Noir

8 Great Novels that Mix Speculative Fiction and Noir

Author of The Body Scout, on sale now from Orbit, Lincoln Michel shares his top eight novels that mix speculative fiction with crime fiction's noir.

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Darkly Comic: Mystery Suspense Books Tinged with Humor

There's something about a dark mystery suspense book sprinkled with moments of comic relief that captivates us.

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Dark City: The Mistress of Suspense

When Alfred Hitchcock arrived in Hollywood in 1939, he had an ace up his sleeve, a female protégé who would become a crucial figure in noir—Joan Harrison.

Gloria Grahame and Glenn Ford in Human Desire. Photo courtesy of the Film Noir Foundation.

The Lost World of Film Noir: Hate Street

Dark City by Eddie Muller explores The Lost World of Film Noir. Read the excerpt Hate Street from Dark City.

The Dark Noir Films of 20th Century France

The Dark Noir Films of 20th Century France

The name "Film Noir" is a French term meaning "Dark Film," and the term was coined by French critic Nino Frank in 1946 to describe Hollywood films.

10 Compelling Crime Fiction Novels To Get Started Reading

10 Compelling Crime Fiction Novels To Get Started Reading

These terrifying tales are guaranteed to keep you on the edge of your seat with the turn of every page.

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Jump-Start July with These Red-Hot Thrillers

These terrifying tales are guaranteed to keep you on the edge of your seat with the turn of every page.

Curl Up With These Page-Turning Historical Thrillers

Curl Up With These Page-Turning Historical Thrillers

Looking for a little action in your life? These terrifying tales are guaranteed to keep you on the edge of your seat with the turn of every page.

Captivating Crime Books That Give a Fresh Spin to the Noir Genre

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…

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