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We’ve got it all: psychological thrillers, murder mysteries, international espionage, and police procedurals from established masters of the craft – as well as premiere books from new voices who are sure to become crime fiction stars.
Life is short – don’t waste your time on bad books. Browse through our fantastic library of unmissable mysteries, terrific thrillers and compelling crime novels – then pick up one of the best books you’ll ever read.
Gerald Duff is a winner of the Cohen Award for Fiction, the Philosophical Society of Texas Literary Award, and the Silver Medal for Fiction from the Independent Publishers Association. Memphis Ribs is his classic tale of deception, crime, and barbecue, earning him comparison to Elmore Leonard, Carl Hiaasen, Calvin Trillin, Flannery O’Connor, and even William Faulkner.
The fourth novel in the series. A small-town farmer hires Hardman to find his teenage daughter who ran off to Atlanta to become a model...and ended up a hooker.
The third book in the acclaimed Hardman series. Jim Hardman is hired to find Peggy Holt, a drug dealer, stripper, and serial seductress who has kidnapped her six-year-old daughter from her ex-husband.
The second novel in the acclaimed, long-lost series. Hardman races to find the five kids who robbed a high-stakes gambling party before they are found, and diced, by a knife-wielding assassin.
The first novel in the unforgettable, long lost series by Ralph Dennis is finally back in print… after being coveted for years by collectors of the very best in hardboiled fiction. Includes an Introduction by Joe R. Lansdale.
Gerald Duff’s MEMPHIS LUCK—the sizzling sequel to MEMPHIS RIBS—is finally available in trade paperback and ebook editions! The critics already love it, and we’re sure you will as well.
We’re excited to announce that we’ve acquired the rights to all of Ralph Dennis’s work…
Why did the byline “Patrick Culhane” originally appear on two of my novels, Black Hats and Red Sky in Morning? Forgive me if you’ve heard this one, but I believe it’s one of the truly remarkable f**k-ups of my career, and one of the rare ones that I didn’t cause myself.
It’s been a thrilling few weeks here at Brash Books, and we’re blasting into July…
Bill Crider’s two children will miss him. Fellow writers will miss him. Readers too will miss him, but we have his many, many books.
Author Leo W. Bank’s debut crime novel Double Wide has scored a rare double-header from the Western Writers of America by winning two 2018 Spur Awards, the “Oscar” of western fiction.
Jimmy Sangster was an amazing writer. He was one of the best screenwriters for Hammer’s horror movies, and he was all over U.S. TV in the ’70s (check out his IMDb entry). He also wrote novels, several of which I read and enjoyed, including two about a spy named Katy Touchfeather.