Wednesday, September 4, 2013
The Black Mask Boys are Back!
Celebrating the digital reissue of the iconic mystery magazine, where hardhoiled masters Raymond Chandler (with the pipe) and  Dashiell Hammett (top right) go their start.
Read all about it here. 
Back Row L-R: Raymond J. Moffatt (not a BM author), Raymond Chandler, Herbert Stinson, Dwight Babcock, Eric Taylor, Dashiell Hammett
Front: Arthur Barnes, John K. Butler, W. T. Ballard, Horace McCoy, Norbert Davis 

The Black Mask Boys are Back!

Celebrating the digital reissue of the iconic mystery magazine, where hardhoiled masters Raymond Chandler (with the pipe) and  Dashiell Hammett (top right) go their start.

Read all about it here.

Back Row L-R: Raymond J. Moffatt (not a BM author), Raymond Chandler, Herbert Stinson, Dwight Babcock, Eric Taylor, Dashiell Hammett

Front: Arthur Barnes, John K. Butler, W. T. Ballard, Horace McCoy, Norbert Davis 






Monday, July 29, 2013




Thursday, June 20, 2013
Meet Dorothy B. Hughes: One of the first women to write tough, gritty, hardboiled mysteries like her male counterparts Dashiell Hammett and Raymond Chandler. Now available as ebooks with great new covers.

Meet Dorothy B. Hughes: One of the first women to write tough, gritty, hardboiled mysteries like her male counterparts Dashiell Hammett and Raymond Chandler. Now available as ebooks with great new covers.






Wednesday, June 12, 2013
Read Your Way Through the USA with our Map of Mystery! From the Atlantic to the Pacific, we’re celebrating great mysteries, crime stories, and thrillers from June 11-18, for 75% off ebooks!
Find an ebook that takes place in your home state here, or learn more about James M. Cain’s early novel, The Institute. 

Read Your Way Through the USA with our Map of Mystery! From the Atlantic to the Pacific, we’re celebrating great mysteries, crime stories, and thrillers from June 11-18, for 75% off ebooks!

Find an ebook that takes place in your home state here, or learn more about James M. Cain’s early novel, The Institute






Tuesday, June 11, 2013
Read Your Way Through the USA: The Best American Mysteries from Coast to Coast.
Today we’re taking a pit stop in Florida with Carl Hiaasen’s Powder Burn. After a young architect witnesses a hit-and-run murder by Miami’s drug-smuggling gangsters, he is suddenly caught up in southern Florida’s brutal underground cocaine war.
Looking for another state? Check out our infographic here and learn more about the titles here.
And don’t forget: 64 participating ebooks are 75% off from June 11-18, including Hiaasen’s Powder Burn. 

Read Your Way Through the USA: The Best American Mysteries from Coast to Coast.

Today we’re taking a pit stop in Florida with Carl Hiaasen’s Powder Burn. After a young architect witnesses a hit-and-run murder by Miami’s drug-smuggling gangsters, he is suddenly caught up in southern Florida’s brutal underground cocaine war.

Looking for another state? Check out our infographic here and learn more about the titles here.

And don’t forget: 64 participating ebooks are 75% off from June 11-18, including Hiaasen’s Powder Burn






Wednesday, April 17, 2013




Monday, February 4, 2013
Raymond Chandler wrote like a slumming angel and invested the sun-blinded streets of Los Angeles with a romantic presence. Ross Macdonald, author of Trouble Follows Me





Friday, January 25, 2013
Read the Whole Article HERE

Read the Whole Article HERE






Wednesday, January 9, 2013
And my belly began to tell me how deep my fear was. And then at last I began to realize how terrible a thing it was, the dream that you make come true. James M. Cain, The Cocktail Waitress.





Wednesday, November 28, 2012
Read novels by Charles Williams, the 1950s noir legend, and/or Ray Banks’ excellent article, "Five Noir Lessons from Charles Williams" on MysteriousPress.com’s blog.

Read novels by Charles Williams, the 1950s noir legend, and/or Ray Banks’ excellent article, "Five Noir Lessons from Charles Williams" on MysteriousPress.com’s blog.