Category Archives: Noir fiction

Pulp Friday: the pulp of John D MacDonald

“He Sold His Soul For Another Man’s Wife.” This weeks Pulp Friday is a selection of covers from the prolific US thriller writer, John D MacDonald. MacDonald got his start writing for pulp magazines in the late forties, then rode … Continue reading

Book review: Galveston

Nic Pizzolatto’s first novel, Galveston, was published in 2010. Prior to that he wrote a book of short stories that appeared in 2006. It’s fair to say most people didn’t hear about Galveston until the screening in January this year of Pizzolatto’s groundbreaking … Continue reading

Crime Factory issue 15 is live

Issue 15 of the award winning magazine Crime Factory is hot off the digital press and ready for you to feast your eyeballs on. As usual, the magazine is full of great content, including my interview with the long time … Continue reading

My year in books

Will I ever come to the end of a year without the feeling I haven’t read nearly as much as I should have? Unlike other years I’ve at least got a clear list in terms of my top five reads … Continue reading

My year in books: Benoit Lelievre

Today is the last guest post in the ‘my year in books’ series. I hope you’ve enjoyed the selections that have featured on my site over the last few weeks as much as I have. There’s one more post to … Continue reading