1) Nairobi noir
"Nairobi Noir is an act of excavation, rediscovering the city's ossified past and infusing life to preserve it for future generations. It is also an act of celebration, reminding readers of the brilliance of the best-known writers to emerge from this part of the world, and heralding the birth of new writers whose gifts, we can safely predict, will shine brightly in the years ahead."--Provided by publisher.
A collection of crime stories that take place in Los Angeles.
"On the heels of Rio Noir, beloved Brazilian rock star and best-selling novelist Tony Bellotto ushers another world-class city into the Akashic Noir Series. Akashic Books continues its award-winning series of original noir anthologies, launched in 2004 with Brooklyn Noir. Each book comprises all new stories, each one set in a distinct location within the geographic area of the book."--Publisher's description.
4) Toronto noir
Akashic Books continues its award-winning series of original noir anthologies, launched in 2004. Each book is comprised of all new stories, each one set in a distinct neighborhood or location within the respective city. With Toronto Noir, the series moves fearlessly north of the U.S. border for the first time. --Publisher.
This entry in Akashic's noir series takes the gritty sensibilities born out of American film and fiction to Marrakech.
6) Tehran noir
This entry in Akashic's noir series takes the gritty sensibilities born out of American film and fiction to Tehran.
7) Lagos noir
"Lagos has, like many coastal cities, a very checkered and noir past. It is the largest city in Nigeria and its former capital. It is also the largest megacity on the African continent, with a population approximating twenty-one million, and by itself is the fourth-largest economy in Africa...It is rumored that there are more canals in Lagos than in Venice. Except in Lagos they are often unintentional. Gutters that have become waterways and lagoons...
8) Baghdad noir
"Akashic Books continues its award-winning series of original noir anthologies, launched in 2004 with Brooklyn Noir. Each book comprises all new stories, each one set in a distinct neighborhood or location within the respective city. Now, one of the world's most war-torn cities is portrayed though a noir lens in this chilling story collection"--Provided by publisher.
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10) Montana noir
11) Copenhagen noir
Presents a collection of crime and noir stories set in Copenhagen.
12) Venice noir
A collection of sinister stories set in Venice and the Veneto region features contributions from such noted mystery authors as Francesca Mazzucato, Emily St. John Mandel, and Matteo Righetto.
13) San Juan noir
14) Noir fatale
"NEW SCIENCE FICTION, URBAN FANTASY, AND MYSTERY STORIES WITH A NOIR THEME FROM BEST-SELLING AUTHORS LAURELL K. HAMILTON delivering an Anita Blake series story, LARRY CORREIA, penning a Grimnoiir series adventure, an original Honor Harrington series tale from DAVID WEBER, AND MORE. The silky note of a saxophone. The echoes of a woman's high heels down a deserted asphalt street. Steam rising from city vents to cloud the street-lit air. A man with...
15) Brooklyn noir
Masters of the mystery genre and the best of New York's literary fiction community come together in an anthology of stories, each set in a distinct neighborhood of Brooklyn.
16) Hong Kong noir
"Ng and Blumberg-Kason defy the fates by presenting a collection of 14 stories--by Chinese tradition, an ominous number--illustrating their city's dark side...Ng and Blumberg-Kason's Hong Kong is a city on the brink, haunted by its past but facing an uncertain future. Readers can feel lucky to have such a collection." -- Kirkus Reviews
17) Mumbai noir
Presents a collection of short stories featuring noir and crime fiction about Mumbai by such authors as Sonia Faleiro, Smita Harish Jain, Devashish Makhija, and Avtar Singh.
18) Prison noir
"A remarkable anthology of stories written by inmates of correctional institutions across America ... Most importantly, this landmark volume amplifies the voices of the incarcerated"--Publishers weekly.
19) Sydney noir
Nothing lasts in Sydney, especially good fortune: lives are upturned, shops are sold, roads dug up, trees and houses knocked down, premiers discarded, and entire communities relocated in the name of that economic mantra--growth and progress. Just when you think the traffic can't get any worse and the screech of the 747s descending over your roof can't get any louder, along comes a wild electrical storm that batters the buildings and shakes the power...
Rapid City Public Library - Fiction - Adult
This adventurous volume, with its companion devoted to the 1930s and 40s, presents a rich vein of modern American writing too often neglected in mainstream literary histories. Evolving out of the terse and violent hardboiled style of the pulp magazines, noir fiction expanded over the decades into a varied and innovative body of writing. Tapping deep roots in the American literary imagination, the novels in this volume explore themes of crime, guilt,...