Tag: Noir

Mud Puddlers

Mud Puddlers

| February 15, 2018

William Black may be the first racketeer to ever hit Las Vegas. He isn’t content “puddling mud,” or pouring Hoover Dam’s concrete. He’s more concerned with running “the Black Bank,” an underground lottery complete with runners, middle men—the works. The only thing standing in his way is Simeon Eliason, the boomtown’s dictatorial mayor. But does […]

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Doppelgänger’s Curse

Doppelgänger’s Curse

| December 31, 2017

A woman stalked by her double. A detective in over his head. In a city where the cops are on a mobster’s payroll, private investigator Charlie Madison stands in the gap. When a wealthy young socialite asks him to help her catch a threatening stalker, he takes the case. But things aren’t what they seem, […]

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Murder Without Pity

Murder Without Pity

| December 10, 2017

Paris, France: dark with fog, riots over police killings, and Far Right demagogues. Such is the milieu surrounding dogged state criminal investigator Stanislas Cassel. However, this grandson of a French propagandist for Nazis during their WWII Occupation, ashamed of his family’s history, avoids anything political. Instead he buries himself solving small crimes, which he calls […]

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Volume One: a HARPER collection

Volume One: a HARPER collection

| October 13, 2017

Detective Reggie Harper is a man constantly flirting with the end of his rope. From his youth in upstate New York, through his early adult life and into his golden years, there has been no shortage of hard lessons both learned and taught. No shortage of heartache and pain. However, through it all, he has […]

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Where in Hard-Boiled City is Carmella Sanfrancisco?: Classen’s Tale

Where in Hard-Boiled City is Carmella Sanfrancisco?: Classen’s Tale

| October 13, 2017

A great mystery unsolved.An ancient game forgotten.A noir detective hard-boiled. Industry Giant, Tornado Tech, released the first online video game over thirty years ago and the black and white edutainment relic has been collecting dust ever since. But hidden within the crude polygons and musty word puzzles of Hard-Boiled City is one of the greatest […]

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The Illustrious (The Sublime Electricity Book #1)

The Illustrious (The Sublime Electricity Book #1)

| July 19, 2017

In this world, science took the place of magic. Meanwhile, the transition from the era of steam to the epoch of Sublime Electricity is already underway. But magic hasn’t simply disappeared without a trace. It still exists, concealed in the blood of the illustrious. Detective constable Leopold Orso of the metropolitan police counts himself among […]

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No Steps On The Snow

No Steps On The Snow

| July 11, 2017

NATIONAL LITERARY AWARD “CIRCE 2013”- A psychological thriller that starts nowadays, but deepens its roots in 1968, during the student protest in Rome. THE PLOT:Francesco, a brilliant middle-aged oncologist signs in a social network while surfing the Internet. He bumps into the profile of the girl he was desperately in love with during High School […]

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Somebody’s Trying to Kill Me

Somebody’s Trying to Kill Me

| May 30, 2017

A bounty hunter tears through the underworld in search of a pair of stolen assault rifles. Somewhere in the Southwestern desert, a college dropout trades textbooks and keggers for ripping off mob dealers. Up in Harlem, a liquor-store owner gambles with his life during a high-stakes robbery, while down in Brooklyn, a penniless novelist finds […]

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Missing Mona: A Tommy Cuda Mystery

Missing Mona: A Tommy Cuda Mystery

| May 26, 2017

Foreword Reviews 2015 INDIEFAB Book of the Year Awards Finalist 2016 New York Book Festival – Runner Up “Klingler presents his craftiest yarn to date, summoning the pulpy spirits of Raymond Chandler and Dashiell Hammett. The setting of Chicago rattles from the page in lines such as, ‘The buildings held noise and exhaust fumes around […]

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Missing, a Frank Renzi crime thriller

Missing, a Frank Renzi crime thriller

| May 11, 2017

KIDNAPPING … MURDER … REVENGEDonna and Hunter Gates appear to be the perfect power couple. He’s a wealthy city councilman. She’s a popular news anchor for a local TV station. One night when Hunter comes home, Donna and their two small children are gone. He asks NOPD Detective Frank Renzi to find them. Renzi uncovers […]

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