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Richmond Noir

by Andrew Blossom (Editor), Brian Castleberry (Editor), Tom De Haven (Editor)

Other authors: X.C. Atkins (Contributor), Mina Beverly (Contributor), Laura Browder (Contributor), Clay McLeod Chapman (Contributor), Dennis Danvers (Contributor)11 more, Tom De Haven (Contributor), Dean King (Contributor), Clint McCown (Contributor), Howard Owen (Contributor), Conrad Ashley Persons (Contributor), Hermine Pinson (Contributor), David L. Robbins (Contributor), Tom Robbins (Foreword), Pir Rothenberg (Contributor), Meagan J. Saunders (Contributor), Anne Thomas Soffee (Contributor)

Series: Akashic Noir

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The River City emerges as a hot-spot for unseemly noir.
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I love mysteries. I love noir. I'm just not a short story fan. Despite that, I gave this a good try, ultimately skipping through to read the ones GoryDetails highlighted. The Red Rose Vial and Midnight at the Oasis were ultimately my favorites (and yes, I am a Poe fan and belly-dance). Still, I think this series is an interesting project, and I suspect each volume holds great delight for people more familiar with the cities involved than I am with Richmond (which I know mainly through reading or driving through on I-95). Off to the bookshelf today!
  bookczuk | Dec 30, 2014 |
Collection of mystery short stories taking place in Richmond, VA. It's suppose to be noir, but some of it really isn't. One or two stories are very good with a well developed plot and characters, but most fall short. I do like the area mentioned though, I'm a current Virginian. ( )
  FMRox | Mar 16, 2011 |
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Blossom, AndrewEditorprimary authorall editionsconfirmed
Castleberry, BrianEditormain authorall editionsconfirmed
De Haven, TomEditormain authorall editionsconfirmed
Atkins, X.C.Contributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Beverly, MinaContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Browder, LauraContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Chapman, Clay McLeodContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Danvers, DennisContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
De Haven, TomContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
King, DeanContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
McCown, ClintContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Owen, HowardContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Persons, Conrad AshleyContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Pinson, HermineContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Robbins, David L.Contributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Robbins, TomForewordsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Rothenberg, PirContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Saunders, Meagan J.Contributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Soffee, Anne ThomasContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed

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