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Mick Ballou Looks at the Blank Screen

May 31, 2011 in Books, Guest Posts, Mulholland Authors

In the opening pages of A Drop of the Hard Stuff, Scudder mentions that his friend Mick Ballou is married now, to a much younger woman named Kristin Hollander.  Readers may recall Kristin from Hope to Die and All the Flowers Are Dying, but her relationship with Mick may come as news to them.  It […]

Black Lens: Part XVIII

May 25, 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 […]

Black Lens: Part XVII

May 18, 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 […]

Let’s Get Lost: A Matthew Scudder Story (Part II)

May 11, 2011 in Fiction, Guest Posts, Mulholland Authors

In our ongoing celebration of the publication of A DROP OF THE HARD STUFF, which has been called “the perfect introduction to Scudder’s shadow-strewn world and the pleasures of Block’s crisp yet brooding prose” (Time), “a book right up there with Mr. Block’s best” (Wall Street Journal) and “as rich and rewarding as it is […]

Let’s Get Lost: A Matthew Scudder Story (Part I)

May 10, 2011 in Fiction, Guest Posts, Mulholland Authors

In our ongoing celebration of the publication of A DROP OF THE HARD STUFF, we present a Matthew Scudder short story by the Grandmaster himself. When the phone call came I was parked in front of the television set in the front room, nursing a glass of bourbon and watching the Yankees.  It’s funny what […]

A Master On Top of His Craft: A Review of A Drop of the Hard Stuff

May 09, 2011 in Books, Guest Posts, Mulholland Authors

Lawrence Block is one among a very small number of true masters of crime fiction, and A Drop of the Hard Stuff is a delight to readers who really care about seeing the right words on the page. Ex-cop and detective Matt Scudder, a favorite Block character with fifteen novels worth of cases behind him, […]

Black Lens: Part XV

May 04, 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 […]

Mulholland Books and Rockstar Games

May 03, 2011 in eBooks, Mulholland News, Video Games

We’re thrilled to announce that we will be publishing, in conjunction with Rockstar Games, a series of short stories some of which are based on characters and cases from the world of L.A. Noire, Rockstar’s forthcoming new video game. “L.A. Noire: The Collected Stories” will be available for digital download on June 6, 2011 through […]

Start reading A Drop of the Hard Stuff by Lawrence Block

Apr 29, 2011 in Books, Excerpts, Fiction, Mulholland Authors

Next month we are publishing A Drop of the Hard Stuff by Lawrence Block, the newest installment in the celebrated Matthew Scudder series. Start here with the prologue to the novel Booklist, in a starred review, called: “Genius…the prose, as always, is like the club soda Scudder sips in the opening pages: cool, fizzy, and completely […]

Black Lens: Part XIV

Apr 27, 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 […]