Tag: classic noir

  • Andrew Diamond: To Hell With Johnny Manic

    Andrew Diamond: To Hell With Johnny Manic

    Tom Gantry is a man trembling on the edge of collapse. He has assumed the persona of John Manis AKA Johnny Manic, a wealthy IT coding guru. The resemblance is so striking that Manis would play tricks on people, and laugh like hell at the deceit. Gantry gambles his way through Manis’ fortune before settling…

  • Alan Parks: Bloody January

    Alan Parks: Bloody January

    Glasgow’s underbelly in the 1970s is well given life in this debut book by Alan Parks. A young man commits murder at a Buchanan St. bus station. Shooting a waitress before killing himself. For DI Harry McCoy the question is why. There isn’t a connection between the two people. When the murder/suicide leaves a dotted…