Music for the Dead

Written by Luis Gutiérrez Maluenda, translated by Nick Caistor – It’s not often that a crime novel calls to mind the work of Boris Vian,…

Factory Town

Written by Jon Bassoff — Author Jon Bassoff is well known on the pulp scene as the founder of indie publisher New Pulp Press, though…

Ghosts of Manhattan

Written by George Mann — First published by an independent in 2010, Mann’s tribute to the Pulp-era American rogue crime-fighting vigilantes has been revised, expanded…

False Ransom

Written by Ivan Infante — Mike Chance is what you might call a nasty piece of work. He has made his way from America’s East…

Borderline

The sexual violence that occurs here and there in Lawrence Block’s short stories may be borderline gratuitous, but if you’re looking for some classic pulp…

Interview: Ari Marmell

Today we welcome the American author Ari Marmell to the site. The author of Hot Lead, Cold Iron, has a big reputation in horror and…

Borderline

Written by Lawrence Block — If you’re not familiar with Lawrence Block’s work – and you should be, we’ve reviewed a whole stack of it…

Scratch One

Written by Michael Crichton, as John Lange — Late last year, Hard Case Crime reprinted eight crime novels written by Michael Crichton. They were under…

The Wrong Quarry

Written by Max Allan Collins — One of America’s leading modern pulp crime authors, Max Allan Collins has been writing Quarry stories since back in…

The Double

Written by George Pelecanos — Famed for his screenwriting on The Wire, and for novels such as Hard Revolution and The Night Gardener, George Pelecanos…

Quarry returns in print and on TV

Pulp hitman Quarry, created by Max Allan Collins, is to return in his 11th novel in January with the publication of The Wrong Quarry. The…

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CIS: Black Mask returns

One of the highlights of crime fiction publishing this year has to be the re-publication of the legendary pulp fiction magazine Black Mask. Thanks to…

Joyland

Written by Stephen King — When Charles Ardai and Max Allan Collins started up Hard Case Crime with the intention of reviving the paperback original…