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Chapter 1 of Guilt By Association by Marcia Clark

Apr 08, 2011 in Excerpts, Guest Posts, Mulholland Authors

Keep reading GUILT BY ASSOCIATION by Marcia Clark as we prepare for the book’s publication on April 20th. If you missed the Prologue, catch up here. 1 “Guilty? Already? What’d they do, just walk around the table and hit the buzzer?” Jake said, shaking his head incredulously. I laughed, nodding. “I know, it’s crazy. Forty-five-minute […]

Start Reading The Bayou Trilogy by Daniel Woodrell

Apr 07, 2011 in Books, Excerpts, Guest Posts, Mulholland Authors

This month we are re-publishing Daniel Woodrell’s three Rene Shade novels, Under the Bright Lights, Muscle for the Wing, The Ones You Do in one beautiful package called THE BAYOU TRILOGY. We will be excerpting the first chapter of each of the 3 novels here over the next few weeks. We begin with Under the […]

Black Lens: Part XII

Apr 06, 2011 in Black Lens, Guest Posts

Story by Ken Bruen and Russell Ackerman Ken Bruen is one of the most celebrated crime novelists of our time. Black Lens is his most secret project. Read on as the unveiling continues. Every Wednesday on Mulholland Books. With art by Jonathan Santlofer. Fade in… Read Part 1, Part 2, Part 3, Part 4, Part 5, Part 6, Part 7, Part […]

A Conversation with Michael Connelly

Apr 05, 2011 in Books, Guest Posts, Writing

Michael Connelly’s new legal thriller starring Mikey Haller, The Fifth Witness, hits bookstores today. Here, Connelly discusses the perils of writing about a defense attorney, the source of his courtroom knowledge and the connection between Mikey and Matthew McConaughey. Question: Michael, in The Fifth Witness, we learn that times have been tough for criminal defense […]

Talking Titles

Mar 31, 2011 in Books, Guest Posts, Writing

It’s either one step above or one step below judging a book by its cover, but say what you will – titles matter. They matter a whole lot in the noir fiction world since back when the stands used to be filled with the salacious come-ons of pulp fiction femme fatales in lace brassieres and […]

Black Lens: Part XI

Mar 30, 2011 in Black Lens, Guest Posts

Story by Ken Bruen and Russell Ackerman Ken Bruen is one of the most celebrated crime novelists of our time. Black Lens is his most secret project. Read on as the unveiling continues. Every Wednesday on Mulholland Books. With art by Jonathan Santlofer. Fade in… Read Part 1, Part 2, Part 3, Part 4, Part 5, Part 6, Part 7, Part […]

The Drowned Man

Mar 29, 2011 in Guest Posts, Mulholland Authors

In our early 20s, my wife and I didn’t have any money or real jobs. We were going to college and doing day labor in Nacogdoches. What we didn’t have was a house we owned. The one we were living in rented for very little, but it had some drawbacks. One was an outhouse. The […]

Science Fiction Noir

Mar 25, 2011 in Books, Film, Guest Posts

One could argue until the cows came home about the definition and origins of noir, and many have been known to do so. From the moment that German expressionist movies and cinematographers moved that extra inch into darkness or crime writers combined their vision of cities at night with the despairing existential angst overwhelming their […]

Skinny Dog Bites Dictator

Mar 24, 2011 in Guest Posts, Mulholland Authors

The words military junta do not generally fill ama people with hope for the future. And they shouldn’t. Armies have very narrow fields of expertise.  They are constituted exclusively for the purposes of killing people, threatening to kill people, giving the appearance that they could at any moment kill people, and supporting the efforts of […]

Black Lens: Part X

Mar 23, 2011 in Black Lens, Guest Posts

Story by Ken Bruen and Russell Ackerman Ken Bruen is one of the most celebrated crime novelists of our time. Black Lens is his most secret project. Read on as the unveiling continues. Every Wednesday on Mulholland Books. With art by Jonathan Santlofer. Fade in… Read Part 1, Part 2, Part 3, Part 4, Part 5, Part 6, Part 7, Part […]