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Four Corners

Four Corners is a bare-knuckled debut novel in the style of Daniel Woodrell, Barry Hannah, and Charles Bowden. Both a savage, mean-streets thriller and a heartbreaking story of unfortunate love, Four Corners is carved from the rich, distinct voices and landscapes of the American Southwest.

Ghosted

Ghosted A Novel By Shaughnessy Bishop-Stall Growing up, Mason Dubisee had a hundred future selves: Jedi. Cowboy. Jedi-cowboy, explorer, rock star, Sandinista-Gandhi-Hemingway-Indiana-Jones type thing. But at thirty, he must finally face the truth: He’s a drug-addled drifter, an aspiring novelist unable to move beyond lists of titles and themes. Desperate, he takes a job as “The Dogfather”—a downtown hot dog vendor....

Gone and Back Again

Gone and Back Again Jonathon Scott Fuqua Caley’s family is on the move again, dragging Caley, his brother Fulton, and his sister Louise all over the country. With each new home, Caley loses another part of himself. Finally, his family settles into a pathetic life in Ozarks, Missouri during the dead of winter. Depressed and confused, Caley attributes his problems to Star Trek, the strange moldy smell in his...

Heredity

Heredity Jenny Davidson Heredity tells the story of Elizabeth Mann, a young woman plagued by self-destructive habits, who thinks leaving New York will solve her problems. Taking a travel-writing assignment to London, she encounters the skeleton of the famous 18th-century criminal Jonathan Wild in an obscure museum. Elizabeth’s burgeoning preoccupation with the master thief is briefly interrupted by an encounter...

How the Dead Dream

How the Dead Dream Lydia Millet Devoted to money and to ideas of power and political ambition, entrepreneur and former frat boy T. wants to establish himself in real estate in Los Angeles, having spent his life to that point developing his childhood predeliction for charity scams into a highly profitable day-trading regime.His schemes, funded by both his own capital and that of a collection of rich, bored ignorant...

In the Course of Human Events

Clyde Twitty is a young man lost—stuck deep within the fast-settling muck of a dwindling rural Missouri town that has given up hope. Until he meets a fiercely charismatic patriarch named Jay Smalls, a man who exerts a kind of gravitational force—and breeds fierce purpose in those who find themselves caught in it. Un-rattled by the increasingly sinister racial undertones of Jay and his posse, Clyde is ushered down a path that takes a dark turn.

In Violet’s Wake

When Marshall VanDahmm’s wife Violet, married four times previously, informs him that she’s divorcing him, he promptly falls apart. She refuses to offer a reason for the divorce, and Marshall is utterly confused. Out of anger and desperation, he seeks out one of Violet’s exes, Costa Pavlos, with whom he’s convinced she’s been having an affair. Despite a rocky introduction, Marshall and Costa form a tentative friendship, and together they seek out Violet’s other exes.

Iris Has Free Time

The end of youth:
when childhood
is behind you,
and adulthood
remains just
out of reach

Jamestown

Jamestown A Novel Matthew Sharpe Set in the indeterminate but not too distant future, Jamestownchronicles a group of “settlers” (more like survivors) from the ravaged island of Manhattan, departing just as the Chrysler Building mysteriously collapses, heading down what’s left of I-95 in an armor-plated vehicle that’s half-schoolbus, half-Millenium Falcon. They are going to establish an...

Kara Was Here

Kara Was Here by William Conescu Pub date: November 2013 Price: US $15.95 / CAN $17.50 ISBN: 978-1-59376-533-0 Trade Paper • 6″ x 9″ • 272 pages When Kara dies unexpectedly in her sleep, three people begin retracing her steps Brad Mitchell’s life is falling apart. His marriage is in limbo, the woman he thought he would marry, Kara, died from an overdose, an old friend keeps trying to convince him that...

Keyhole Factory

Set in an alternate present that is a slightly, if dangerously, skewed version of our own, Keyhole Factory tracks the interwoven destinies of disparate characters up to and beyond the end of the world-as-we-know-it, brought on by a global super-virus. Part imaginative free-for-all and part deeply felt examination of isolation and survival, the individual lives in Keyhole Factory shine through the chaos in all their beauty and tragedy.

Lonely Werewolf Girl

Lonely Werewolf Girl Martin Millar Teenage werewolf Kalix MacRinnalch is being pursued through the streets of London by murderous hunters, while her sister, the Werewolf Enchantress, is busy designing clothes for the Fire Queen (who is unstoppable in battle yet can be reduced to floods of tears if someone wears the same designer outfit at a party). Meanwhile, in the Scottish Highlands the MacRinnalch Clan is beset...

Lux the Poet

Lux the Poet Martin Millar There’s a riot, see. Lux is looking for the love of his lives but she’s in shock after killing her computer. Anyway, she’s a lesbian. Her employers want their disc back. The thrash metal band want their tape back not to mention their cocaine and all their KY. Reincarnated angels are also wandering around, one trying to do good deeds, and the other determined to thwart...

Manstealing for Fat Girls

Manstealing for Fat Girls Michelle Embree Manstealing for Fat Girls is a comic coming of age story about three teenage girls: one’s fat, one’s a dyke and the third has only one tit. Sixteen year old Angie is called “Lezzylard” by her classmates. Her best friend Shelby is an out dyke—in a working class suburb of St. Louis in the 1980’s—while the third member of their trio can’t shoplift because security...

Milk, Sulphate, and Alby Starvation

Milk, Sulphate, and Alby Starvation Martin Millar There’s a megalomaniac professor digging a hole outside his flat. His small stake in the amphetamine market in Brixton is being threatened by a mysterious Chinese man. And the Milk Marketing Board has taken out a contract on his life. Welcome to the bizarre, obsessive world of Alby Starvation. Alby’s doctor refuses to believe he’s allergic to just about everything...

Mistaken

Mistaken Neil Jordan The new novel by the Academy Award-winning writer and director, already a #1 international bestseller “I had been mistaken for him so many times that when I heard he had died it was as if part of myself had died too.” So begins Mistaken, the new bestselling novel from the master of gothic fiction, Neil Jordan. Kevin and Gerald were two boys growing up on opposite sides of the Dublin economic...

My Happy Life

My Happy Life A Novel Lydia Millet At the opening of My Happy Life, the unnamed narrator of this bittersweet fictional memoir has been abandoned in a locked room of a defunct hospital for the mentally ill. She hasn’t seen the nice man who brings her food in days; she’s eaten the soap and the toothpaste; she tried to eat the plaster on her walls, a dietary adventure that ended none too well.This...

Nameless Dame

Nameless Dame Murder on the Russian River Bart Schneider From the best-selling and acclaimed author Bart Schneider comes a murder mystery infused with pot, poetry, and an endless array of lies The Russian River Valley—laid-back, marijuana-steeped, and off-the-grid—is the backdrop for Bart Schneider’s new mystery featuring the tough and dogged detective Augie Boyer. Augie takes a break from the bite of another...

No Stopping Train

No Stopping Train is the magnum opus and final novel of the late writer Les Plesko, a powerful, swirling novel of memory and violence set during the Hungarian Revolution.

Northern Gothic

Northern Gothic Nick Mamatas July, 1863: William Patten learns exactly what his life is worth. $300 is the amount needed to legally avoid the draft into the meat grinder of the Civil War. Drawn into New York’s Civil War Draft Riots–the bloodiest in our nation’s history–something snaps in William, and he prowls the cobblestones of Chelsea, looking only to kill, and drown his pain and fear in...

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