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Winter Counts by David Heska Wanbli Weiden

Winter Counts are pictorial histories and calendars common among some Native American tribes. For Virgil Wounded Horse, of the Lakota Nation and living on the Rosebud Indian Reservation in Colorado, they represent one of the few comfortable memories of his tribal culture. He would make…
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Unbelievable

Written by T Christian Miller and Ken Armstrong — This timely true crime book expands on the authors’ article An Unbelievable Story of Rape, which won a 2016 Pulitzer Prize. With as much tension and drama as any fictional police procedural, the book describes the…
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Freefall

Written by Jessica Barry — In some crime novels, the wrongdoing hits you between the eyes from page one. With others it’s a more subtle process, and that’s OK too. So where does Freefall fit into the sliding scale? In truth, it’s not clear. This…
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Black Wings Has My Angel

This re-issued Elliott Chaze novel offers up a delicious trip into the noir past, and holds you in its grip. Originally published in 1954, the first-person narrator of Black Wings has all the sardonic humour of Raymond Chandler’s Marlowe, but instead of a PI he’s…
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Black Wings Has My Angel

Written by Elliott Chaze — This is a 2016 reissue by The New York Review of Books of a Mississippi newspaperman’s best noir crime novel, originally published in 1954. Black Wings Has My Angel is a roller-coaster of a read; lightning fast and a lot of…
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Features

NTN: Interview with CJ Howell

Last month, indie publishing outfit New Pulp Press released The Last of the Smoking Bartenders by CJ Howell. It’s an intense and incendiary story about a drifter called Tom who’s actually an agent – deep undercover – out to foil a terrorist plot to blow…
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