Three Rooms Press
On Sale: October 11, 2016
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CRIME + MUSIC: The Sounds of Noir, collects twenty darkly
intense, music-related noir stories by world-renowned
mystery authors including David Corbett, Tyler Dilts,
Brendan DuBois, Bill Fitzhugh, Alison Gaylin, A.J. Hartley,
Craig Johnson, David Liss, Val McDermid, Gary Phillips,
Peter Robinson, and ZoĂ« Sharp, and, from the music world,
Galadrielle Allman, author of Please Be With Me: A Song for
My Father, Duane Allman and award-winning
songwriter-novelist Willy Vlautin. Edited by novelist and
Wall Street Journal rock and pop music critic Jim Fusilli.
The lively anthologyâ€™s chilling, sinister tales tap into the
span of rock and pop history, ranging from Peter Blaunerâ€™s
heart-wrenching â€śThe Last Temptation of Frankie Lymonâ€ť to
Fusilliâ€™s â€śBoy Wonder,â€ť set in the world of contemporary
electronic dance music; from Naomi Randâ€™s â€śThe Misfits,â€ť a
punk-rock revenge saga to Mark Haskell Smithâ€™s menacingly
comedic â€ś1968 Pelham Blue SG Jr.â€ť; from Reed Farrel
Colemanâ€™s study of a one-hit wonder, â€śLook at Me/Donâ€™t Look
at Meâ€ť to Erica Wrightâ€™s account of betrayal among minor
talents in â€śA Place Youâ€™re Likely to Findâ€ťâ€”and many more.
CRIME + MUSIC exposes the nasty side of the world of popular
music, revealing it to be the perfect setting for noir tales.
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