Synopsis Lucas Rurik faces unwanted celebrity, ancient enemies, and dangerous zealots in a thrilling urban-fantasy noir from the author of the Hellequin Chronicles. Centuries of life experience inside and outside the Rift couldn’t prepare former Raven Guild member and riftborn detective Lucas Rurik for his latest set of challenges. First, when his capture of a […]
Synopsis The morning before he found the dead body, Jathan Algevin thought he had his whole life just the way he wanted it. He knows his city inside and out, and doesn’t bother carrying a sword, trusting his wits and his fists well enough to get by, hustling extra coin by ratting out loathsome magi […]
Synopsis In the sequel to The Last Raven, Lucas Rurik confronts a cult determined to remake the world—no matter the cost—in this urban fantasy noir from the author of the Hellequin Chronicles. Lucas Rurik is no stranger to navigating the tricky territory between humans and those touched by the rift. After all, as the last […]
Synopsis Lucas is a riftborn fighter bent on vengeance in this thrilling urban fantasy/detective noir series from the bestselling author of the Hellequin Chronicles. The peace between the rift and humanity has always been tenuous. It’s up to the Guilds to protect it, removing whomever—or whatever—poses a threat, whether human or rift-fused. Lucas Rurik used […]
Synopsis In this world, two souls inhabit a single body, one by day, one by night. But though they live alongside one another, their ends do not always align. For Special Inspector Morden, whose hunt for a dangerous witch takes him far from home, this will be a problem… Christophor Morden lives by night. His […]
Join host Adrian M. Gibson and authors Dan Stout, Patricia A. Jackson and Dale Lucas for a chat about detectives and noir in science fiction and fantasy. During the panel, they discuss noir, detectives, police procedurals and blending genres, what those genres can offer in terms of setting, characters and narrative, incorporating noir into fictional worlds, using real world influences to enhance stories, noir tropes and much, much more.
Join Adrian M. Gibson and P. Djèlí Clark for Part Two of their chat, where they dive into his new novel A Master of Djinn: how he built the world, incorporating magic and history, how the novel reflects our own world and much more.
Join Adrian M. Gibson and P. Djèlí Clark for Part One of their chat about Clark’s childhood, his writing journey, publishing, campy ’80s nostalgia, creative inspiration and much more.
Join Adrian M. Gibson and author Dan Stout for a chat about Chris McGrath’s amazing book covers, Dan’s experiences in publishing, the craft of writing, plus deep dives into various aspects of his series The Carter Archives and much more.
Ever since I picked up Dan Stout’s debut novel Titanshade, the first book in The Carter Archives series, I was swept up in its gritty, ‘70s-inspired noir atmosphere, its genuine protagonist and fascinating world. Dan Stout marries the noir vibe so perfectly with an original fantastical world, that The Carter Archives quickly became one of my all-time favorite series. Read this to find out more about why I think you should read this series.
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