Every book published by Brash Books is a winner. From mysteries and thrillers to police procedurals, psychological suspense, crime fiction, and private eye and espionage stories, we publish books by masters of the genre, bestselling authors, and exciting new writers. These aren’t just highly-acclaimed and award-winning titles, they’re also great books to read – and we know you’ll love them as much as we do. Check out our complete library of mystery titles below.
The first book by acclaimed novelist and poet David Wagoner, back in print for the first time in 70 tears, hailed by the Los Angeles Times as ”a breathtaking novel filled with terror and pathos.”
Middle-aged Charlie Bell, a crippled watchman at a railroad crossing, sees a woman thrown out of passing train. He takes the injured woman, and the briefcase she was clutching, with him in search of a phone. She’s a reporter, and the briefcase contains papers that could destroy a corrupt Senator. But before Charlie can get her help, a thug attacks them and kills her. Now Charlie is relentlessly pursued through the Chicago underworld by cops who think he’s a murderer…and killers intent on silencing him.