By Steve Paul
"Kansas urban, recognized for its jazz, its fish fry, and its shady heritage, presents the venue for this sturdy addition to Akashic's acclaimed noir anthology series."
"Hard-used heroes and heroines appear to reside a life-time within the stories...Each one turns out nearly novelistic in scope. part novels-in-waiting, part journalistic anecdotes which are both prone to entice Kansas urban boosters and strangers."
Brand-new tales from: J. Malcolm Garcia, Grace Suh, Daniel Woodrell, Kevin Prufer, Matthew Eck, Philip Stephens, Catherine Browder, John Lutz, Nancy Pickard, Linda Rodriguez, Andrés Rodríguez, Mitch Brian, Nadia Pflaum, and Phong Nguyen.
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