Older but hardly wiser, Vic Valentine finds himself in hot water again when he becomes embroiled with a Hollywood bad boy who wants to make a film about the anachronistic private eye’s tumultuous life.
With a social justice bent, and featuring some of today’s best crime fiction writers, Just to Watch Them Die is a kick-ass collection of wronged men and women who, like The Man in Black, walk the line every day, fighting for what they believe is right.
In this, the fourth installment in Gutter Books’ Rock Anthology Series, we pay tribute to, and hopefully in some small way enhance the legend of, a band that has spoken so compellingly to— and for—millions of people searching for meaning in the modern world.
When mobster Richard “Red” Scarlotti’s son goes missing, Dylan Thomas Lonagan, a private detective with truckloads of baggage, is hired to find him, and lands himself in the middle of a mob war.As two crime families try to settle old scores, Lonagan is forced to ally with Red’s hitman brother, Whitey, a hard nut with a soft side and a secret of his own.
When his good friend is found dead, failed LA rocker Declan St. James launches an investigation and quickly learns that nothing is what it seems with the music scene centered around an apparent cult outside Joshua Tree.
In this volume, like Waylon did with country music in those bygone days, we’re looking to rock the boat. Don’t give us stories contorted to conform to commercial, or political, agendas. We want outlaw fiction. The real deal. No apologies. No limits.
Tal Howard, a disillusioned Korean War veteran, breaks away from his old life, looking for answers and convinced he’s going to find them in the small town of Hillston. What’s in Hillston? Sixty grand in embezzled funds that Howard learned about from a dying friend in a POW camp.
Sam Schuler is starting a new family, trying to begin a respectable life, and trying to extricate himself from the seedy people he once knew. But when his former best friend involves him in a petty drug theft, a local street gang is stirred to action and Sam finds himself in the midst of a personal war that nothing in his life has prepared him for.
The shocking new novel from author, editor and publisher Matthew Louis. The story of a rural misfit who finds himself on the wrong side of modern social trends–and the laws of God and man.
When a hard-drinking professional baseball player hires postmodern PI Vic Valentine to find a vanished lover, a troubling journey begins. The hunt leads Valentine down a twisting trail of decadence and danger that eventually takes him to the most unexpected place—the private eye’s own past.