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October N e w s l e t t e r,  v o l u m e  2,   i s s u e  14 2013

Now shipping....

Kitten With a Whip / Kiss Her Goodbye

Kitten With a Whip / Kiss Her Goodbye
by Wade Miller

Two exciting novels of unexpected noir, the kind you might call basement noir, far from banks and burglaries, but reflecting the personal horrors otherwise "normal" people sometimes find themselves having to endure.

No one writes the hard-boiled mystery better. --Dorothy B. Hughes

Whenever you think you have a Wade Miller book figured out, the team comes up with a neat plot or character twist. --Bruce Grossman, Bookgasm

Featured back list titles:

Still in honor of Greg Shepard's essay on Canadian thriller author Douglas Sanderson in the current issue of Paperback Parade, we're still featuring our two excellent Sanderson volumes....

Paperback Parade 84

by Douglas Sanderson

0-9749438-2-7    $19.95

by Douglas Sanderson

1-933586-06-0    $19.95

Sanderson HellSanderson Dames

Classic novels back in print and ready to ship now!

For a limited time, the Featured back list title is available for 15% off the cover price.  Just send us an e-mail with your ordering information and mention this newsletter.  Enjoy!

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Hello, Everyone—

Bouchercon 2013 is long over and by now everyone who's interested has surely read any number of wrap-ups and commentaries. To these I'll just add that our own Dana King was part of two very successful panels, and that I got a chance to meet a number of Stark House readers who came up to me and introduced themselves.

A particular highlight is when I thanked Lee Goldberg for writing a wonderful review of Paperback Confidential for his website and After we spoke, a number of people asked me, "What was that book Lee Goldberg was raving about?"

A special thanks to Susan Novotny at The Book House of Stuyvesant Plaza for making some of our books available to the convention-goers. (And to Mystery Mike for getting my copy of PC signed by none other than Lawrence Block. Which was cool.)

Mystery Lovers Bookshop

On Saturday, November 16th, the wonderful Mystery Lovers Bookshop is hosting Dana King's official launch party at one of their Breakfast & Crime events. They're located in Oakmont, Pennsylvania, smack dab in the middle of the area Dana cobbled together to create the fictional town of Penns River.

If you can make it, drop in and enjoy the event and the shop's hospitality. Rumor is there'll be pastries.

Then Name of the Game is Death/One Endless Hour

And we did another podcast!

This time, it was Dana King, the inimitable Charlie Stella, along with a few asides by myself and we talked about writing, publishing, authors we like, and everything else we could cram in a little over an hour. Check it out here...

Charles Williams

Next up in 2013 is a double volume by the legendary and tragic Charles Williams, one of the very best writers of the Gold Medal era. Author of such classics as Hell Hath No Fury  (filmed and perhaps better known as The Hot Spot), Dead Calm and Scorpion Reef.

On that note, I'll stop here and wish everyone a Happy Halloween! If you have any questions or comments, as always please be sure to drop us a line. And if you wish to get our latest releases still warm from the printer's presses, you can always sign up for our Crime Book Club and take advantage of discounts and deals on back list titles for new members.

And if you wish to subscribe or even unsubscribe to this newsletter, drop us an e-mail and we’ll make it happen.


Rick Ollerman
Associate Editor,
Stark House Press

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