Monthly Archives: May 2012

Killer Reels by Rob Kitchin

May 30, 2012
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By Rob Kitchin Fancy starring in a movie?  Jimmy Kiley’s always on the hunt for potential stars for his one hit wonder series. Jimmy Kiley is a keen amateur movie maker. He’s also the ruthless criminal boss of the north side of the city. When enforcing his own brand of law, he sees no...

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Rogue’s Gallery: King is the new Woolrich

May 29, 2012
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Rogue’s Gallery: King is the new Woolrich

ROGUE’S GALLERY – Where three dedicated Noirheads discuss, argue and bat around topics on all things Film Noir. With Jake Hinkson, Cullen Gallagher and Eric Beetner.   Eric Beetner leaves his brothers in noir behind this time out to make a point he’s not sure the others would agree with. Of course, they’d be...

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Flash Fiction: An Accidental Death by Phyllis Smallman

May 25, 2012
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Cash was missing. Once again,  Aunt Kay and I went looking for my brother Scott. We found him at my parents, in the backyard where he was supposed to be redoing the patio while they were on vacation. Scott wasn’t alone. “Figures.” My disgust was boundless but Aunt Kay’s reaction was rage. She charged...

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That Pink Light at the End of the Tunnel by Stephen Graham Jones

May 21, 2012
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That Pink Light at the End of the Tunnel by Stephen Graham Jones

By Stephen Graham Jones Growing Up Dead in Texas took me thirteen weeks to write. My first novel took me ten months—my record. The fastest I’ve ever done it’s three days, and I guess I’ve done that twice now, though only one of them got published. Give me between six weeks and, I don’t...

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Flash Fiction: The Tell-Tale Heartbreak by Mark Rosenblum

May 18, 2012
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“It is impossible to say how first the idea entered my brain; but once conceived, it haunted me day and night.” The Tell-Tale Heart By Edgar Allan Poe How it got there I did not know nor care.  With a mounting sense of dread, I quickly snatched the single sheet of college ruled note...

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The Professionals by Owen Laukkanen – review

May 17, 2012
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The Professionals by Owen Laukkanen – review

Owen Laukkanen’s debut novel The Professionals deserves to be the big deal thriller of the year.  This beast is a tension-packed and assured as fuck, the type of broad-appeal book that never ceases to entertain yet challenges the reader morally just enough to get high marks from junkies with a jones for the darker shit...

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A Death In Mexico by Jonathan Woods – review

May 11, 2012
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A Death In Mexico by Jonathan Woods – review

After a beautiful American artist’s model is found dead in the streets of San Miguel, Mexico, hard-drinking womanizer Detective Hector Diaz searches for her killer in the ritzy ex-pat artists’ community of the tourist getaway town.  He’s still reeling from the loss of his daughter to a stray bullet at a New Year’s celebration...

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Dove Season by Johnny Shaw – review

May 9, 2012
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Dove Season by Johnny Shaw – review

I fucking loved Dove Season. With his debut novel Johnny Shaw has created one of my favorite fictional worlds of recent years.  His Imperial Valley is insanely vivid, a punishing desert where farmers work their alfalfa fields at night, illegal immigrant traffic is a daily who-gives-a-shit reality, and smoking laws are ignored in shit shack...

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Nothing Matter by Steve Finbow – excerpt

May 8, 2012
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Nothing Matter by Steve Finbow – excerpt

Snubnose Press is our ebook imprint. Here is a brief excerpt from one of our releases Nothing Matters by Steve Finbow. A small excerpt from our newest novella, Nothing Matters by Steve Finbow: “…my bar, a music bar somewhere on the road between LA and Barstow, a stop for truckers, fuckers, and no-luckers. We...

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The Duplicate by Helen Fitzgerald – excerpt

May 7, 2012
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The Duplicate by Helen Fitzgerald – excerpt

Snubnose Press is our ebook imprint. Here is a brief excerpt from one of our releases The Duplicate by Helen Fitzgerald. There were thirty keys on the bunch and it was the twenty third that opened Aunty Joan’s room. I unlocked the door, still a little worried that she may be inside sleeping, and...

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2012 Spinetingler Awards – WINNERS

May 1, 2012
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Winners are bolded. Best Novel: New Voice (1-3 Novels) Beautiful, Naked and Dead by Josh Stallings Mule by Tony D’Souza The Dead Women of Juarez by Sam Hawken The Devil All the Time by Donald Ray Pollock Dove Season by Johnny Shaw The Drop by Howard Linskey Dust Devils by Roger Smith Good Neighbors...

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2012 Spinetingler Award Best Novel: New Voice – WINNER

May 1, 2012
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Spinetingler would like to congratulate all of the nominees and thank all of the voters. Just a reminder that a summary post with all of the winners will be available after the winners are announced. The winner of the 2012 Spinetingler Award for Best Novel: New Voice is… Brian LindenmuthBrian is the non-fiction editor...

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2012 Spinetingler Award Best Novel: Rising Star – WINNER

May 1, 2012
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Spinetingler would like to congratulate all of the nominees and thank all of the voters. Just a reminder that a summary post with all of the winners will be available after the winners are announced. The winner of the 2012 Spinetingler Award for Best Novel: Rising Star is… Brian LindenmuthBrian is the non-fiction editor...

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2012 Spinetingler Award Best Novel: Legend – WINNER

May 1, 2012
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Spinetingler would like to congratulate all of the nominees and thank all of the voters. Just a reminder that a summary post with all of the winners will be available after the winners are announced. The winner of the 2012 Spinetingler Award for Best Novel: Legend is… Brian LindenmuthBrian is the non-fiction editor of...

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2012 Spinetingler Award Best Short Story Collection – WINNER

May 1, 2012
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Spinetingler would like to congratulate all of the nominees and thank all of the voters. Just a reminder that a summary post with all of the winners will be available after the winners are announced. The winner of the 2012 Spinetingler Award for Best Short Story Collection is… Brian LindenmuthBrian is the non-fiction editor...

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2012 Spinetingler Award Best Anthology – WINNER

May 1, 2012
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Spinetingler would like to congratulate all of the nominees and thank all of the voters. Just a reminder that a summary post with all of the winners will be available after the winners are announced. The winner of the 2012 Spinetingler Award for Best Anthology is… Brian LindenmuthBrian is the non-fiction editor of Spinetingler...

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2012 Spinetingler Award Best Crime Comic or Graphic Novel – WINNER

May 1, 2012
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Spinetingler would like to congratulate all of the nominees and thank all of the voters. Just a reminder that a summary post with all of the winners will be available after the winners are announced. The winner of the 2012 Spinetingler Award for Best Crime Comic or Graphic Novel is… Brian LindenmuthBrian is the...

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2012 Spinetingler Award Best Short Story on the Web – WINNER

May 1, 2012
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Spinetingler would like to congratulate all of the nominees and thank all of the voters. Just a reminder that a summary post with all of the winners will be available after the winners are announced. The winner of the 2012 Spinetingler Award for Best Short Story on the Web is… Brian LindenmuthBrian is the...

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2012 Spinetingler Award Best Crime Fiction Publisher – WINNER

May 1, 2012
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Spinetingler would like to congratulate all of the nominees and thank all of the voters. Just a reminder that a summary post with all of the winners will be available after the winners are announced. The winner of the 2012 Spinetingler Award for Best Crime Fiction Publisher is… Brian LindenmuthBrian is the non-fiction editor...

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2012 Spinetingler Award Best Zine – WINNER

May 1, 2012
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Spinetingler would like to congratulate all of the nominees and thank all of the voters. Just a reminder that a summary post with all of the winners will be available after the winners are announced. The winner of the 2012 Spinetingler Award for Best Zine is… Brian LindenmuthBrian is the non-fiction editor of Spinetingler...

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