In Orange County Noir, 14 writers tell tales from the shadowy parts of the O.C., the places where people do bad things to each other and sometimes to themselves.

There’s a dark side to most places,” even California’s sunny Orange County, Edgar-winner T. Jefferson Parker observes in his foreword to this outstanding entry in Akashic’s noir series, one of the stronger of the all-original anthologies. The crisp, often seductive prose of the 14 contributors, most of them relatively unknown, is a tribute to the critical judgment of the editor.

— Publishers Weekly (starred review)

Pat Morrison interviews GP, Dick Lochte, and Dan Duling

Publisher’s Weekly starred review
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