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Dark Valentine

Mar 06, 2012 in Fiction, Mulholland Authors

Enjoy this twisted slice of fiction from the brilliant mind behind Prison Break and Breakout Kings, and the novels  FIFTEEN DIGITS and SLIP AND FALL, coming from Mulholland Books in April 2012. “This is called Candy Cane,” the sales girl said, handing me the small bottle. I unscrewed the top and sniffed it. “It doesn’t smell […]

Start reading A Drop of the Hard Stuff

Feb 07, 2012 in Excerpts, Fiction, Guest Posts, Mulholland Authors

Missed out on the“totally gripping….Great American Crime Novel” (Time) the first time around? Now’s your chance! A DROP OF THE HARD STUFF is now available in paperback. An excerpt from the novel follows: LATE ONE NIGHT . . . “I’ve often wondered,” Mick Ballou said, ” how it would all have gone if I’d taken a […]

An Excerpt of SHATTER by Michael Robotham

Jan 24, 2012 in Excerpts, Fiction, Mulholland Authors

This week Mulholland Books celebrates our publication of SHATTER by Michael Robotham, available in paperback for the first time in bookstores across the country. Start reading the novel that Stephen King called “the most suspenseful book I read all year.” Wipers thrash and a siren wails. From inside the car it sounds strangely muted and […]

New Year’s Resolutions: A Rachel Knight Story

Dec 30, 2011 in Fiction, Mulholland Authors

In honor of the approaching dawn of 2012 and the exciting news that Marcia Clark’s GUILT BY ASSOCIATION is available for a limited time for the low price of 1.99 as an eBook, Marcia has contributed an original Rachel Knight story. What are your resolutions? Tell us in the comments! Google | iBook | Kindle […]

Amateurs: A Short Story from The First Shift

Oct 12, 2011 in Fiction, Guest Posts, Short Stories

We’re thrilled to present to you today a story from the new Crime Factory anthology  The First Shift: 27 tales of revulsion, heartbreak, and violence.  They were two days into the trip when the train shuddered and the hiss of steam, fighting the brakes applied, caused his bowels to revolt. Through the window, Tip caught […]

The Other Man

Aug 25, 2011 in Fiction, Guest Posts, Short Stories

This short story was originally published on Beat to a Pulp and is re-printed here with permission. I knew I was a dead man when the cop walked into my bar. It was the way the cocksure bastard sauntered over the threshold, sniffed the moldiness of the stained oak panels, and smiled. Some little joke […]

More Triple Crossing by Sebastian Rotella

Aug 05, 2011 in Excerpts, Fiction, Mulholland Authors

On August 10th, we’ll be publishing TRIPLE CROSSING by celebrated journalist and investigative reporter Sebastian Rotella. Continue reading the novel Michael Connelly calls “one of the most accomplished first novels I have ever read,” and which Publishers Weekly, in a starred review, called “unflinching and provocative … a superb debut.” Missed the first except? Read […]

Last Dance

Aug 04, 2011 in Fiction, Guest Posts, Short Stories

“I’d love to take you away from all this.” Rachel turned. The man wore a white suit, azure shadows cast against its fabric from the reflection of the disco ball against her too-blue evening gown. She’d been on her way to the front to cash out with the night manager, the strap around her thigh […]

Continue Reading Triple Crossing by Sebastian Rotella

Jul 29, 2011 in Excerpts, Fiction, Mulholland Authors

On August 10th, we’ll be publishing TRIPLE CROSSING by celebrated journalist and investigative reporter Sebastian Rotella. Continue reading the novel Michael Connelly calls “one of the most accomplished first novels I have ever read,” and which Publishers Weekly, in a starred review, called “unflinching and provocative … a superb debut.” Missed the first except? Read […]

Megan Abbott Interviewed by Sara Gran

Jul 25, 2011 in Books, Fiction, Guest Posts, Writing

Megan Abbott’s much-praised novel THE END OF EVERYTHING (Reagan Arthur Books) which Gillian Flynn calls “a freight train of a mystery…bold, unnerving, poignant, and full of yearning” is in bookstores now. Here, we present an interview between Sara Gran, author of Claire DeWitt and the City of the Dead, Dope and Come Closer, and Megan, “one of the most exciting […]