Pow! Just like that things have changed. After Dorchester’s news that they would be going the digital route and scrapping their mass market line many in the crime fiction community were wondering what would happen to Hard Case Crime.
We’re pleased to announce that we’ve just reached agreement to publish an exclusive Hard Case Crime volume, which will also be the first in the series to debut in hardcover. Volume #69 will resurrect a pair of early Lawrence Block novels: 69 Barrow Street and Strange Embrace, bound back to back in the classic “doubles” format, featuring brand new art by Robert McGinnis. You can look for more details, including ordering info, later this year, with a projected publication date in the first half of 2011.
We’d like to thank Larry Block, Charles Ardai, and Danny Baror for thinking of us with this one. We couldn’t be happier than to publish an original in this
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