Author Archives: Eric

Free G. J. Brown prequel story to FALLING

Down & Out Books will be publishing G. J. Brown’s crime novel FALLING in early February, and to set the stage for its release, Mr. Brown has written a short prequel to the book. But before we get to the “free stuff”, here’s more about FALLING: Charlie Wiggs is a quiet, unassuming accountant who has […]

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Squawk 7500 by Captain Will Smith

  SQUAWK 7500 The True Story of a Pilot Hijacked by the North Carolina Justice System Wife and two kids—the loves of your life. Flying airplanes—your passion became your job.  Your life is wonderful.  You’re the happiest you’ve ever been. But your wife leaves with the kids. Then a few days after 9/11, the airline […]

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Crimespree Magazine #60 is now available

The 60th issue of Crimespree Magazine is here!  The feature piece is an interview of Sean Chercover by Dan & Kate Malmon. Other interviews include Linda Fairstein is grilled by Jon Jordan, Gerald So takes on Ace Atkins, while Elise Cooper interviews John Sanford and Joseph Kanon. Fiction is brought to you by Anna Sykora. […]

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Bouchercon Anthology 2015 – PRE-ORDER AVAILABLE

MWA Grand Master Margaret Maron, Edgar Award winner Tom Franklin, and New York Times bestselling novelist Ron Rash headline a new anthology of 21 tales spanning from traditional detective stories to comic capers to darkest noir and more—something for all tastes. Murder Under the Oaks is published in conjunction with Bouchercon, the World Mystery Convention, […]

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Preview of THE SHILL by John Shepphird plus Special Pre-Order Pricing

Down & Out Books is proud to be reissuing THE SHILL from Shamus Award winning author and writer/director of television films John Shepphird. Here’s the set up: Struggling actress Jane Innes is seduced by a handsome new arrival in her acting class. He makes a proposition. He admits he’s a con man and needs Jane […]

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Preview of THE SUBTLE ART OF BRUTALITY by Ryan Sayles plus Special Pre-Order Pricing

The girl has gone missing. Again. But this time people are trying to kill her. Trying to burn down everything she has touched or left behind. The girl’s surrogate father feels responsible and to assuage his guilt, he hires Richard Dean Buckner, former Saint Ansgar homicide detective turned private eye to ferret her out. Buckner […]

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June Pre-Orders – Don’t Miss Out!

June 1, 2015 sees the launch of 4 new books from Down & Out Books.  They are 1) LADIES NIGHT: Sisters In Crime/LA 2015 Anthology edited by Naomi Hirahara, Kate Thornton and Jeri Westerson, 2) OVER THEIR HEADS by JB Kohl & Eric Beetner, 3) RULES OF HONOR by Matt Hilton and 4) TALES FROM […]

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Crimespree Magazine #59 available for your eReader!

Issue 59 is jammed full of interviews…Eight of them in all! The feature interview is with Dana Cameron and conducted by the Crimespree Crew. Elise Cooper provides two Q&As with David Baldacci and Tony Schumacher. Jon Jordan catches up with JD Rhoades and Alan Finn. Kate Malmon speaks with Kristi Belcamino while Michael Barson talks […]

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Preview of RULES OF HONOR by Matt Hilton with a Limited Time Pre-Order Price

  When Rink’s father is murdered, Joe Hunter vows to help his friend avenge his brutal death. Rink’s mother Yukiko isn’t talking, her silence governed by the Bushido tradition of giri, or moral obligation. But other people known to Yukiko are also dying, all due to a shameful secret from their past that Hunter must […]

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Preview of OVER THEIR HEADS by JB Kohl and Eric Beetner with a Limited Time Pre-Order Price

The drugs are missing and four lives are about to collide. Clyde just wanted to make a little extra cash on the side to raise his new baby. Now his life and the lives of his wife and newborn daughter are in jeopardy. Brent just wanted to do his job and be left alone. Now […]

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