Femme Fatale

Written by Dominic Piper — The concept of les femmes fatales is older than crime fiction itself – female characters whose charms and influence propel…

Thieves Fall Out

Gore Vidal might be the last person you’d expect to find on the pages of a crime fiction site, but the patrician intellectual could, and…

Thieves Fall Out

Written by Gore Vidal — Over the last few years Hard Case Crime has successfully unearthed some lost novels and re-introduced them with attractive throwback…

Femme and Kinsmen

Written by Bill Pronzini — Of all the long-running private eye series out there, Bill Pronzini’s Nameless Detective series must be one of the longest ones…

CIS: The Cocktail Waitress

Classics in September — The Cocktail Waitress by James M Cain — James Mallahan Cain was born in Maryland in 1892. After returning from WWI,…