Alabama Noir (Akashic Noir) (Paperback)

Alabama Noir (Akashic Noir) By Don Noble (Editor) Cover Image
By Don Noble (Editor)
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Alabama joins Mississippi as fertile Deep South soil for the Noir Series.


“Banish any boredom with a descent into Alabama Noir.” —Southern Review of Books

Akashic Books continues its award-winning series of original noir anthologies, launched in 2004 with Brooklyn Noir. Each book comprises all new stories, each one set in a distinct location within the geographic area of the book.

Brand-new stories by: Ace Atkins, Tom Franklin, Anita Miller Garner, Suzanne Hudson, Kirk Curnutt, Wendy Reed, Carolyn Haines, Anthony Grooms, Michelle Richmond, Winston Groom, Ravi Howard, Thom Gossom Jr., Brad Watson, Daniel Wallace, D. Winston Brown, and Marlin Barton.

About the Author

DON NOBLE is the editor of twelve volumes, three of which are collections of short fiction by Alabamians. He has received a regional Emmy Award for achievement in screenwriting and is the recipient of the state prizes for literary scholarship and service to the humanities, as well as the Governor’s Arts Award. Noble is host of the TV literary interview show Bookmark with Don Noble and reviews books weekly for public radio. He is the editor of Alabama Noir.

Praise For…

A beautifully engineered anthology of 16 crime and mystery stories that are heavy on setting, atmosphere, and human emotion.

— Mystery Scene

Each story springs from a particular place, actual streets, honkytonks or stomping grounds any Alabamian may have walked.
— Tuscaloosa News

Alabama Noir is known for its fertile deep-south perspective and encounters troubles and foibles galore as well as darkness in many forms.

— Birmingham Times

The 16 tales in this entertaining Akashic noir anthology cover the entire state of Alabama . . . The flaws are few and far between, and as is so often the case for the series, each contributor consistently embraces the setting.
— Publishers Weekly

Especially and unreservedly recommended.
— Midwest Book Review

Product Details
ISBN: 9781617758089
ISBN-10: 1617758086
Publisher: Akashic Books, Ltd.
Publication Date: April 7th, 2020
Pages: 264
Language: English
Series: Akashic Noir