Colorado Noir: Stories from the Dark Side

Colorado Noir is a walk on the wild side. Eleven of the best stories in hard-boiled crime from the award-winning pen of John Dwaine McKenna, author of The Neversink Chronicles and The Whim Wham Man. In Colorado Noir, you’ll ride along with Elaine, The Aluminum Mistress, as she struggles to survive on the cold streets of Colorado Springs, making her living from trash cans; Hang out with Yazzie and Darrell Lee as they learn to live rough, surviving by petty theft, until one of them commits a capital crime in The Ghosts of Christmas Present; There’s merry mischief and pathos in Mosby’s Retreat, where you’ll meet a four footed usher of death; Experience utter terror at 30,000 feet on a B-17 flying abattoir in The Rising, an unforgettable World War II story; Treat yourself to the second Jake McKern novella in A Mischief of Rats, as you countdown to a crime spree that leaves the reader gasping and blood running in the streets of Colorado Springs. All of these, plus six more of the best noir stories in town. If you love crime fiction and mystery, don’t you dare miss Colorado Noir!

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Rhyolite Press is pleased and proud to announce that The Independent Publisher Book Award (IPPYs), dedicated to acknowledging those who exhibit courage, innovation, and creativity in publishing, has awarded its silver medal for excellence to Colorado Noir: Stories from the Dark Side, 2014.

 

Get to Know the Author

John Dwaine McKenna is the multiple award-winning author of The Neversink Chronicles, The Whim-Wham Man, and Colorado Noir. He’s a member of the Colorado Author’s League, and his newspaper column, Mysterious Book Report appears weekly in the Tri-Valley Townsman and online. He and his wife June are long-time residents of southern Colorado.

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If you love crime fiction and mystery, don’t you dare miss Colorado Noir!

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