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"Sure to be of neighborhood curiosity and to entice enthusiasts of noir or 'dark' fiction, this highly spiced black brew of sinister thrills isn't really for the squeamish or the simply offended."
--Library Journal

"Unsettling and shivery."
--Kirkus Reviews

"Crime, like politics, is neighborhood. the folk at Akashic Books comprehend this . . . "Lone big name Noir" is a pretty good assortment. Heck, it higher be -- the state's crimson clay feels like dried blood. Noir grows out of the floor here."
--Austin American-Statesman

"What makes Texas noir diverse from the other noir? Is it simply that the gumshoes put on cowboy boots? . . . Akashic Books eventually turns its consciousness to the most important nation within the decrease forty eight, yet all that land simply capability extra areas to bury the our bodies. As father-son modifying partnership Bobby and Johnny Byrd realize of their creation, this is not J.R. Ewing's Lone celebrity nation. this can be the Texas of chook shit bingo, Enron scamsters, and a sense that what occurs in Mexico remains in Mexico. […] So what defines Texas noir? Who understands, yet you greater pray that blood does not stain your belt buckle."
--Austin Chronicle

Includes brand-new tales via: James Crumley, Joe R. Lansdale, Claudia Smith, Ito Romo, Luis Alberto Urrea, David Corbett, George Weir, Sarah Cortez, Jesse Sublett, Dean James, Tim Tingle, Milton Burton, Lisa Sandlin, Jessica Powers, and Bobby Byrd.

Bobby Byrd is the co-publisher of Cinco Puntos Press in El Paso, Texas. As a poet, Byrd is the recipient of an NEA Fellowship, the D.H. Lawrence Fellowship offered by means of the collage of latest Mexico, and a global Residency Fellowship.

John Byrd, co-publisher of Cinco Puntos Press, is co-editor (with Bobby Byrd) of the anthology Puro Border: Dispatches, Snapshots & Graffiti from l. a. Frontera. he's additionally a Spanish-to-English translator and a contract essayist.

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