Brash Videos

A Brash look at crime novels and thriller fiction,  news and insights about our latest books, personal appearances by our publishers and authors, and clips from TV shows and movies based on our books.

Leo Banks in Action

Author Leo W. Banks talks about his career and his new novel DOUBLE WIDE at the Singing Wind Bookstore in Benson, AZ... November 2018

Learn to Think Like a Thief...part 1

THE SOAK author Patrick McLean introduces you to Hobbs, a professional thief, and some of the skills he uses to chase one last, big score into the eye of a Florida hurricane. It begins with the Amnesia Dodge.
"Richard Stark fans will relish heistmeister Hobbs in this well-plotted tale of robbery, murder and revenge." Publishers Weekly

Outside the Law

OUTSIDE THE LAW by Phillip Thompson. Colt Harper is the Sheriff in a rural Mississippi county who goes up against a Memphis drug cartel and their cold-blooded assassin and will do whatever it take to get justice...even if it means going outside the law.

The Long Road

Max Allan Collins introduces you to the Complete Perdition Saga... now available together in terrific uniform editions from Brash Books, including the complete novel of ROAD TO PERDITION in print for the first time.

Road to Perdition

The ultimate edition of ROAD TO PERDITION is here!

Memphis Ribs is a Delicious Thriller

Memphis Ribs by Gerald Duff is a deliciously funny new thriller!

Get Soaked in Action

Hobbs is an aging, professional thief who chases one last, big score into the eye of a Florida hurricane. He emerges a broken man, hell-bent on revenge while out-running his own mortality and a ruthless FBI agent gone rogue.

Return to The Streets of San Francisco

Return to THE STREETS OF SAN FRANCISCO with cop-turned-author Robin Burcell's THE LAST GOOD PLACE, the new novel in the book series that was the basis for the hit TV series.

For Dignified Dead

Michael Genelin's brilliant new novel goes where no police procedural has gone before: Slovakia. Lee Goldberg & Joel Goldman discuss the gripping new thriller by Genelin, “a master storyteller” (Library Journal), featuring the unforgettable Commander Jana Matinova, “one of the more intriguing characters in fictional thrillerdom” (Kirkus Reviews)

Koreatown Blues

KOREATOWN BLUES by Mark Rogers
When a young man buys a car wash in LA's Koreatown, he gets a young Korean wife he's never met as part of the bargain and plunges into a centuries old blood feud.

It's Not Easy Shooting a Promo

Author Patrick E. McLean tries to shoot a promo video for his new novel THE SOAK... but can't seem to catch a break.

Sleazy Lawyers

Lee Goldberg and Joel Goldman discuss the "sleazy lawyer" at the heart of TRUE GRIFT, the acclaimed first novel by Jack Bunker that has won praise from Joseph Wambaugh, Ron Hansen, Joseph Finder...and a coveted starred review from Publishers Weekly

Graven Images

The body parts of murder victims begin turning up in the lifelike sculptures of a celebrated artist...a case that strike horrificly close to home for true crime author Garner Quinn.

Nuclear Noir

The Preacher, the ex-priest and Vietnam vet turned professional gambler, is playing the highest stakes poker game ever dealt. His opponents are mobsters, arms dealers and terrorists. The jackpot is an atomic bomb. And if he loses, the entire city of Las Vegas will be dealt the Dead Man’s Hand.

Meet Milicent Le Sueur

From Margaret Moseley, the Edgar Award-nominated author of the bestselling Bonita Faye, comes a wickedly funny, delightfully unusual mystery novel featuring a very unlikely detective.

If Elmore Leonard Wrote A Cozy...it would be BONITA FAYE

EDGAR AWARD FINALIST
Bonita Faye captures Fannie Flagg’s homespun charm and Janet Evanovich’s laugh out loud humor.

The Black Glove

An Edgar Award Finalist...and one of the best PI novels ever.

A Flubbed Promo for A COLD QUARRY

This is what happens after a long day of shooting promo videos... one of us just loses it. Okay, it was Lee Goldberg. Joel Goldman courageously soldiers on, trying to promote A COLD QUARRY, a terrific novel by Andy Straka from Brash Books.

The Owl: Justice Never Sleeps

Meet THE OWL, the action hero who never sleeps... and neither will you until you finish reading this book

TRUE GRIFT is highly entertaining

TRUE GRIFT BY JACK BUNKER
A shrewd, darkly-funny, wildly unpredictable crime novel that evokes the very best of Elmore Leonard, John Grisham, and Carl Hiaasen

There's a Storme Coming

Wyatt Storme is back in EYE OF THE STORME by WL Ripley.

Deleted Scenes from THE OWL pilot

Sequences deleted from the 1991 pilot THE OWL, based on Bob Forward's novel. The pilot was written and directed by Tom Holland, and starred Adrian Paul (of HIGHLANDER fame). These scenes eventually surfaced in a European feature-length cut of the production, from which Holland had his name removed, and replaced with the dreaded Alan Smithee.

How Jane Became a Writer

Graven Images author Jane Waterhouse shares the hilarious story behind how she became a crime writer...

El Camino Del Rio by Jim Sanderson

Circling buzzards lead U.S. Border Patrol agent ​Dolph Martinez​ to the corpse of a man executed in the desert…a murder that shatters the fragile calm in a​ dusty, Texas town. His investigation pits him against the Mexican Army, the DEA, big-money Houston real estate interests, a Catholic nun who practices voodoo, a charismatic revolutionary wanted on both sides of the border, and perhaps deadliest of all, the demons from his own, tortured past.

The Evolution of Max Allan Collins

From the noir style of Dick Tracy to the gritty realm of Road to Perdition, Max Allan Collins has done it all. Watch this latest Masters Series video where he discusses his journey from reading classic detective fiction to becoming a bestselling author.

The Preacher

A mysterious, one-eyed stranger wanders into Farewell, New Mexico, a dusty border town rife with corruption in this Edgar Award finalist.

Authentic Crime

Cop-turned-author Robin Burcell brings incredible authenticity to THE LAST GOOD PLACE, the new novel in the book series that was the basis for the hit TV show THE STREETS OF SAN FRANCISCO

Breaking Your Schmeckle

Lee Goldberg and Joel Goldman discuss one of the hilarious perils in TRUE GRIFT, the acclaimed first novel by Jack Bunker that has won praise from Joseph Wambaugh, Ron Hansen, Joseph Finder...and a coveted starred review from Publishers Weekly

Die For Me

The long lost eighth and final book in Jack Lynch's multiple Shamus and Edgar nominated Peter Bragg series has been found...and published by Brash Books. Lee Goldberg & Joel Goldman have the scoop.

Off & Running by Philip Reed

Some people say there are no new stories. Joel Goldman says OFF AND RUNNING by Philip Reed proves otherwise.

The pilot for THE OWL

The full, uncut pilot for the unproduced series version of THE OWL, based on the novels by Bob Forward

For the Dignified Dead

Lee Goldberg and Joel Goldman discuss the gripping new thriller by Michael Genelin, “a master storyteller” (Library Journal), featuring the unforgettable Commander Jana Matinova, “one of the more intriguing characters in fictional thrillerdom” (Kirkus Reviews)

The Government is in our heads: The Windchime Legacy

What happens when the government is literally in your head? THE WINDCHIME LEGACY is a spy thriller that answers that question. Joel Goldman and Lee Goldberg discuss this book by the mysterious A.W. Mykel.

A Spoonful of Sugar

Graven Images author Jane Waterhouse hopes she's never reincarnated as the relative of a writer...

The Windchime Legacy is MINDBLOWING

THE WINDCHIME LEGACY by AW Mykel is a mind-blowing espionage thriller. And we mean that literally. Lee Goldberg & Joel Goldman explain.

Andy Straka's Acclaimed Frank Pavlicek Series

Thirteen years ago, NYPD Detective, Frank Pavlicek quit the force after a controversial shoot-out..now he works as a private investigator and hunts with a trained falcon. The ANTHONY, SHAMUS, AND AGATHA AWARD nominated series.

The Mysterious A.W. Mykel and THE WINDCHIME LEGACY

The story behind the Brash Books​' thriller THE WINDCHIME LEGACY, and its mysterious author A.W. Mykel, is almost as explosive as the book itself.... Joel Goldman & Lee Goldberg explain..

The Need for Justice

Phillip Thompson talks about the quality he shares with Colt Harper, the hero of OUTSIDE THE LAW

OFF & RUNNING is an unconventional thriller

You've never read a book like this before... Lee Goldberg & Joel Goldman tell you what makes Philip Reed's OFF & RUNNING the most inventive thriller of the summer.

Living in the Gray

Phillip Thompson talks about his hero, Sheriff Colt Harper, in OUTSIDE THE LAW.

A Cold Quarry by Andy Straka

Joel Goldman & Lee Goldberg introduce A COLD QUARRY, the third thriller in Andy Straka's award-winning series from Brash Books

A Night Falconer by Andy Straka

A bird-of-prey is terrorizing the tenants of a posh NYC apartment building. Virginia PI Frank Pavlicek, an ex-NYPD cop and an avid falconer himself, investigates the bizarre case. Fourth book in Andy Straka's award-winning series

Blanche Passes Go

Lee Goldberg & Joel Goldman introduce BLANCHE PASSES GO, the fourth and final book in Barbara Neely's acclaimed series of award-winning novels from Brash Books

Storme Front

STORME FRONT, the second book in W.L. Ripley's Wyatt Storme series, is about as hard-boiled and exciting as you can get in detective fiction. Joel Goldman and Lee Goldberg tell you all about it.

Nine New Books from Brash

Joel Goldman and Lee Goldberg talk about the nine new books that were just released by Brash Books

Experience GO DOWN HARD - The brilliant new thriller

Lee Goldberg and Joel Goldman discuss GO DOWN HARD, the brand new, wildly inventive thriller by Craig Faustus Buck from Brash Books.

Discover A KILLING SKY by Andy Straka

A KILLING SKY from Brash Books is the Anthony Award-nominated second novel in Andy Straka 's acclaimed Frank Pavlicek series. Joel Goldman & Lee Goldberg tell you why this is the PI series you've got to start reading....

Discover FIFTEEN MINUTES TO LIVE by Phoef Sutton

Lee Goldberg and Joel Goldman discuss Phoef Sutton's sexy, funny, and clever new thriller, now available from Brash Books

SUSANNAH SCREAMING, the second of Carolyn Weston's ground-breaking cop dramas

Joel Goldman & Lee Goldberg have way too much fun talking about Carolyn Weston's SUSANNAH SCREAMING, the second book in her crime novel series that was the basis for the hit TV show THE STREETS OF SAN FRANCISCO

Discover BLANCHE CLEANS UP by Barbara Neely

Joel Goldman & Lee Goldberg tell you all about the third ground-breaking Blanche White mystery novel by Barbara Neely from Brash Books....

MEMPHIS RIBS is the Tastiest Crime Novel You'll Ever Read

Joel Goldman & Lee Goldberg talk about the deliciously deadly new book MEMPHIS RIBS by Gerald Duff...now out from Brash Books

Discover A WITNESS ABOVE by Andy Straka

What's the PI series that Edgar Award winners Michael Connelly, Jeffery Deaver, Steve Hamilton, and Rick Riordan read when they want the best? This one...The Frank Pavlicek series by Andy Straka. Joel Goldman and Lee Goldberg tell you why.

Bragg is Back...and Yesterday is Dead

Joel Goldman & Lee Goldberg tell you why Peter Bragg is the PI you don't want to miss in YESTERDAY IS DEAD by Jack Lynch, out now from Brash Books

A Storme is coming... HAIL STORME by WL Ripley

The first Wyatt Storme thriller, W. L. Ripley's HAIL STORME, is now out from Brash Books...and Joel Goldman & Lee Goldberg are here to tell you why you've got to read this book...hailed by Ace Atkins, author of the new Spenser novels, as one of his favorite series.

Our February 2015 Releases

Lee Goldberg & Joel Goldman introduce the eight stunning crime novels Brash Books is publishing in February

The Death of the Detective

Lee Goldberg & Joel Goldman discuss Mark Smith's brilliant THE DEATH OF THE DETECTIVE, widely regarded as perhaps the best crime novel ever written.

Poor Poor Ophelia

Lee Goldberg & Joel Goldman introduce the long-awaited re-release of POOR POOR OPHELIA, the crime novel that became the TV series THE STREETS OF SAN FRANCISCO

Michael Stone's TOTALLY DEAD

Joel Goldman introduces Michael Stone's fourth Streeter novel, TOTALLY DEAD

Flawless by Tom Kakonis

Lee Goldberg & Joel Goldman discuss Tom Kakonis' brilliant and terrifying thriller FLAWLESS

The God Project by Stan R. Lee

Lee Goldberg & Joel Goldman introduce THE GOD PROJECT, a riveting spy thriller

W.L. Ripley's STORME WARNING

Lee Goldberg & Joel Goldman talk about W.L. Ripley's STORME WARNING, the fourth book in his acclaimed series

Amazon Interviews Lee Goldberg

Brash Books co-founder & NY Times bestselling novelist Lee Goldberg is interviewed by Amazon about the publishing success that led to the creation of Brash Books

Blanche Among the Talented Tenth

Brash Books co-founders Lee Goldberg and Joel Goldman introduce you to BLANCHE AMONG THE TALENTED TENTH by Barbara Neely

Three Great Novels by Three Great Women

Lee Goldberg and Joel Goldman introduce HIT & RUN by Maxine O'Callaghan, BLANCHE AMONG THE TALENTED TENTH by Barbara Neely, and POOR POOR OPHELIA by Carolyn Weston... all being publishing by Brash Books in February

Hit and Run by Maxine O'Callaghan

Brash Books co-founder Lee Goldberg introduces you to HIT & RUN by Maxine O'Callaghan.

A Brash Idea Becomes a Publishing Company

Lee Goldberg and Joel Goldman share the story behind Brash Books

Texas Vigilante

Ellie thought the killing was over…that she’d put her guns away for good to run a ranch that she’d inherited from a legendary Texas Ranger. She was wrong

Our Female Crime Writers

Lee Goldberg and Joel Goldman introduce the great, award-winning, widely-acclaimed female crime writers being published in September by Brash Books.

Streets of San Francisco

The main and end titles of the hit series STREETS OF SAN FRANCISCO, based on the novels by Carolyn Weston, published by Brash Books.

How Brash Books Founders Joel Goldman & Lee Goldberg Broke into Publishing

Brash Books co-founders Joel Goldman and Lee Goldberg share their "breaking into the business" stories.

Barbara Neely Discusses Her Books

Barbara Neely discusses her ground-breaking Blanche White novels at Book World in Prague.

Our Unconventional Heroes

Lee Goldberg & Joel Goldman discuss the unconventional heroes in the novels published in September by Brash Books

The Owl Main Titles

The Main Title Sequence for the Unsold TV series pilot for THE OWL starring Adrian Paul, based on the novel by Bob Forward, published in September by Brash Books

Our Private Eyes

Lee Goldberg & Joel Goldman introduce the stellar line-up of private eye novels Brash Books is releasing in September

How You Can Become a Brash Books Author

How to submit your manuscript to Brash Books

What Sets Us Apart

What sets Brash Books apart from other publishers of crime fiction, thrillers and mysteries...

The Streets of San Francisco Pilot Main Titles

The opening credits and iconic theme for THE STREETS OF SAN FRANCISCO pilot, based on the novel "Poor Poor Ophelia" by Carolyn Weston, published by Brash Books

How We Are Getting The Word Out

Lee Goldberg & Joel Goldman discuss, at a library talk in Kentucky, how they are publicizing our new Brash Books releases

The Birth of Brash Books

Joel Goldman, at a library talk in Kentucky, discusses how our company was born.

Writing Screenplays vs Writing Novels

Brash Books author Craig Faustus Buck discusses the differences between writing screenplays and novels.

Streets of San Francisco Preview

Before THE STREETS OF SAN FRANCISCO debuted, ABC produced this sales promo to introduce stations and advertisers to their new series... which was based on the books by Carolyn Westin that have been republished by Brash

Learn to think like a thief 2/4

Patrick McLean, author of THE SOAK, introduces "The Money Stash."

Learn to think like a thief 3/4

Patrick McLean, author of THE SOAK, introduces the Nap time Dodge.

Learn to think like a thief 4/4

Patrick McLean, author of THE SOAK, introduces the best place to steal a car when you're on the run...

The Bad Girl

VIDEO: Hobbs is a professional thief being pursued by a twisted female FBI agent in THE SOAK. How twisted is she? Patrick McLean tells you.

Memphis Luck

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.

Memphis Luck

MEMPHIS LUCK is the rollicking new crime novel by Gerald Duff, hailed by critics as the "Elmore Leonard of the Deep South" for his colorful characters & sharp wit.

Dead Man's Badge Audiobook is Here!

Career criminal Longview Moody, on the run from killers, assumes his dead twin brother's identity as the new chief of police of a Texas town that's being terrorized by a Mexican drug cartel.