Bill Petrocelli at the Bay Area Book Festival, Berkeley

BILL PETROCELLI WILL MODERATE THE INSIDER, OUTSIDER: DO PIS OR COPS DO IT BETTER? PANEL, FEATURING CARA BLACK, CANDICE FOX, MATT GOLDMAN, AND RACHEL HOWZELL HALL “I

Brian Sweany at the Indiana Historical Society, Indianapolis

Hank Fitzpatrick’s life is what you might expect from a manchild stumbling his way from his teens to his thirties in small town Indiana: hypersexual,

Bill Petrocelli at Books on B, Hayward, CA

“I don’t know if I sought out bookselling, or whether bookselling sought me out. But when you are hiding from a past that can blow

Julayne Lee at Other Books, Los Angeles

A provocative and furious book about race, culture, identity and what it means to be an inter-country adoptee in America Julayne Lee was born in South

Emily Strelow at Literati Bookstore, Ann Arbor, MI

Cast adrift in 1870s San Francisco after the death of her mother, a girl named Olive disguises herself as a boy and works as a

Jacqueline Suskin at Skylight Books, Los Angeles

The Edge of the Continent is a book about California. Specifically, this first volume is about Northern California, the wet part of the state, the green

Adrian Todd Zuniga at Left Bank Books, St. Louis

It would be easier for Thomas Mullen to move on from what he’d seen if Sarah stopped calling. It would be even better if she

Julayne Lee at Gatsby Books, Long Beach

A provocative and furious book about race, culture, identity and what it means to be an inter-country adoptee in America Julayne Lee was born in South

Lucy Jane Bledsoe at Laurel Book Store, Oakland

“She’d told herself, and her husband Tom, that she was coming to rescue Vicky. And she was. She would. She’d been rescuing her sister her

Bill Petrocelli at Bookshop Santa Cruz, CA

“I don’t know if I sought out bookselling, or whether bookselling sought me out. But when you are hiding from a past that can blow

Adrian Todd Zuniga at Common Good Books, St. Paul

It would be easier for Thomas Mullen to move on from what he’d seen if Sarah stopped calling. It would be even better if she

Lucy Jane Bledsoe at Prairie Lights, Iowa City

“She’d told herself, and her husband Tom, that she was coming to rescue Vicky. And she was. She would. She’d been rescuing her sister her

Adrian Todd Zuniga at Prairie Lights, Iowa City

It would be easier for Thomas Mullen to move on from what he’d seen if Sarah stopped calling. It would be even better if she

Lucy Jane Bledsoe at Left Bank Books, St. Louis

“She’d told herself, and her husband Tom, that she was coming to rescue Vicky. And she was. She would. She’d been rescuing her sister her

Adrian Todd Zuniga at City Lit Books, Chicago

It would be easier for Thomas Mullen to move on from what he’d seen if Sarah stopped calling. It would be even better if she

Jon Methven at the Gaithersburg Book Festival, MD

Tom Pistilini has just discovered he’s an unwitting investor in a macabre tourism company bringing wealthy European sightseers obsessed with America’s murder culture to explore

Eva Montealegre at Pasadena Litfest: Crime Writing in the Age of Trump

Detective Joan Lambert works within the fabric of the LA landscape, solving cases with a combined tapestry of plodding police work, bang-on perceptions of the

Jude Angelini at Brazos Bookstore, Houston

Dark, deviant, and deliriously funny, Jude Angelini writes in the colloquial vein of Charles Bukowski, using his unique, natural voice to tell stories from his

Lucy Jane Bledsoe at Booksmith, San Francisco

“She’d told herself, and her husband Tom, that she was coming to rescue Vicky. And she was. She would. She’d been rescuing her sister her

Howard Bloom at Stories, Los Angeles

Before Timothy Leary, before free love, before the word hippie became a part of the preferred nomenclature, Howard Bloom and his band of explorers were

Bill Petrocelli at Laurel Bookstore, Oakland

“I don’t know if I sought out bookselling, or whether bookselling sought me out. But when you are hiding from a past that can blow

Sylvia Verange at Book Passage, Corte Madera, CA

“I realized I was alone and the trail had completely disappeared. I had no idea where it was, nor did I know where I had

Adrian Todd Zuniga at Brookline Booksmith, MA

It would be easier for Thomas Mullen to move on from what he’d seen if Sarah stopped calling. It would be even better if she

Jacqueline Suskin at Northtown Books, Arcata, CA

The Edge of the Continent is a book about California. Specifically, this first volume is about Northern California, the wet part of the state, the green

Lucy Jane Bledsoe with Karen Joy Fowler at Kepler’s Books, Menlo Park, CA

“She’d told herself, and her husband Tom, that she was coming to rescue Vicky. And she was. She would. She’d been rescuing her sister her

Lucy Jane Bledsoe at Powell’s Books, Portland, OR

“She’d told herself, and her husband Tom, that she was coming to rescue Vicky. And she was. She would. She’d been rescuing her sister her

Stephen Robert Stein at Mystery to Me, Madison, WI

The Oath tracks the intertwined lives of Dr. Katz and SS Doktor Bloch, who both survive Auschwitz and the war to practice medicine in the United

Lucy Jane Bledsoe with Christopher Bram at The Bureau of General Services–Queer Division, New York

“She’d told herself, and her husband Tom, that she was coming to rescue Vicky. And she was. She would. She’d been rescuing her sister her

Julayne Lee at Moon Palace Books, Minneapolis

A provocative and furious book about race, culture, identity and what it means to be an inter-country adoptee in America Julayne Lee was born in South

Lucy Jane Bledsoe at Books Inc., Berkeley

“She’d told herself, and her husband Tom, that she was coming to rescue Vicky. And she was. She would. She’d been rescuing her sister her

Audrey Berger Welz at Gallery Bookshop Mendocino, CA

From Imperial Russia to Savannah, Georgia and beyond, a circus family, a once aspiring ballerina, and a scorned lover set the stage and then draw

Lucy Jane Bledsoe at BookBar, Denver

“She’d told herself, and her husband Tom, that she was coming to rescue Vicky. And she was. She would. She’d been rescuing her sister her

Noir at the Bar

Come see California Coldblood Books’ Beth Woodward, author of the Dale Highland series, at this celebration of noir fiction.