Set in NYC during the early 1980s, and written partly in response to the reactionary discourse of the time, this kick-ass and conscious crime novel was nominated for the Edgar and the Anthony Awards, and made Booklist's Best First Mystery.
A powerful novel about a teen struggling with flashbacks from his war-torn past in Africa. Follow Abe through track meets, dates with his girlfriend, and loving interactions with his adopted family while uncovering terrible memories of the war.
Inspired by author Rick Dakan's own eventful experiences in the videogame and comic book industries, Geek Mafia, satisfies the hunger in all of us to buck the system, take revenge on corporate America, and live a life of excitement and adventure.
"A gripping story of con artists and activists, this story follows a crew of elite hackers, new recruits, anarchists, and impersonators as they attempt to take down their most challenging target to date—the U.S. Department of Homeland Security."
Guru Cigarettes is the story of a young woman caught at a crossroads in her life, weighing the balance between simplicity and clutter and trying to figure out the age-old question, “What is the meaning of life?”
Blend a spoonful of Charles Dickens' Oliver Twist, a dash of Armistead Maupin's Tales of the City, and a few pinches of the Adventures of Lassie and you get a powerful, fast-moving novel for young and old alike.
Taking on a subject that is still largely avoided in Japan, this powerful thriller explores the threat posed by an emperor, even in a ceremonial role, to a democratic government. Set in a fictional island country, the novel is told from the perspective of a group of young adults who are embroiled in their private problems of friendship, work, and sex.
Marshland is a deep map of the east London marshes, a blend of local history, folklore and weird fiction, where nothing is quite as it seems. Gareth E Rees has written a London text like no other. This book contains striking illustrations from artist Ada Jusic.
Miracles Ain’t What They Used to Be features new fiction starring Joe R. Lansdale’s unlikely best friends Hap and Leonard, two good ol’ boys from East Texas who have a way of getting into some bad fixes, along with some of Lansdale’s most famous and hard-to-find Texas Observercolumns.
Michael Moorcock's most audacious creation, Jerry Cornelius--assassin, rock star, chronospy and maybe-Messiah--is back with a time twisting odyssey that connects 60s London with post-Obama America, with stops in Palm Springs and Guantanamo.
Four friends in their early 20's use their punk band to fight crime and vandalism in their neighborhood. What begins with the best of intentions ends up pulling the band into the White Power movement.
Written in prose as stark and beautiful as New Mexico's landscape where violence bursts in starts and fits like the summer monsoons. All the more terrifying for its understated brutality, Nearly Nowhere is filled with ominous surprises.
Patty Hearst & The Twinkie Murders is darkly satiric take on two of the most famous cases of our era: the kidnapping of heiress Patty Hearst and the shocking assassination of San Francisco gay leader Harvey Milk.
White ex-convict Cal Winter returns home one day to find his gorgeous, young, black wife, Prudence, drowned in the swimming pool. Prudence couldn’t swim and Cal concludes she didn’t go in the water willingly.
Michael Tobias' latest work of fiction is a shocking, breath-stopping political thriller which tracks the fury of an outraged ex-Special Forces veteran who turns to violent retribution in defense of the earth and its fauna.
An all-new novella designed to take a poke at both Christian fundamentalists and corporate CEOs, Raising Hell is a rousing account of the fight to improve working conditions in Hell, for both demons and the damned, with the help of such deceased immortals as Jimmy Hoffa, John L. Lewis, and César Chávez.
First she was a beat cop, then she was unemployed. Now, Kenneth Wishnia's dynamic Filomena Buscarsela has apprenticed herself to a New York City P.I. firm. When she witnesses a marijuana-possession arrest that nearly turns into a shoot-out with the police, Fil is roped into finding out what went wrong.