Santa Cruz Noir

Susie Bright


Santa Cruz Noir

Santa Cruz Noir

  • Title: Santa Cruz Noir
  • Author: Susie Bright
  • ISBN: 9781617756221
  • Page: 260
  • Format: Paperback



Following in the footsteps of Los Angeles Noir, San Francisco Noir, San Diego Noir, Orange County Noir, and Oakland Noir, this new volume further reveals the seedy underbelly of the Left Coast.Akashic Books continues its groundbreaking series of original noir anthologies, launched in 2004 with Brooklyn Noir Each story is set in a distinct neighborhood or location within tFollowing in the footsteps of Los Angeles Noir, San Francisco Noir, San Diego Noir, Orange County Noir, and Oakland Noir, this new volume further reveals the seedy underbelly of the Left Coast.Akashic Books continues its groundbreaking series of original noir anthologies, launched in 2004 with Brooklyn Noir Each story is set in a distinct neighborhood or location within the city of the book.Featuring brand new stories by Tommy Moore, Jessica Breheny, Naomi Hirahara, Calvin McMillin, Liza Monroy, Elizabeth McKenzie, Jill Wolfson, Ariel Gore, Jon Bailiff, Maceo Montoya, Micah Perks, Seana Graham, Vinnie Hansen, Peggy Townsend, Margaret Elysia Garcia, Lou Mathews, Lee Quarnstrom, Dillon Kaiser, Beth Lisick, and Wallace Baine.From the introduction by Susie Bright Every town has its noir ville It s easy to find in Santa Cruz We live in what s called paradise, where you can wake up in a pool of blood with the first pink rays of the sunrise peeking out over our mountain range The dewy mist lifts from the bay Don t hate us because we re beautiful we were made that way, like Venus rising off the foam with a brick in her hand We can t help it if you fall for it every time If I lived in a place like this, visitors often say, I d wake up with a smile every day Oh, we do, thank you for that There s no beauty like a merciless beauty and like every crepuscular predator, it thrives at dawn and dusk You re just the innocent we ve been waiting for, with your big paper cone of sugar shark cotton, whipped out of pure nothing We have just the ride for you, the longest tunnel ever Santa Cruz is everything you ever dreamed, and everything you ever screamed, in one long drop you ll never forget.


Recent Comments "Santa Cruz Noir"

Akashic Noir has since 2004 put out some eighty volumes of their Noir anthology series, each of which is set in a specific geographic location, whether a city, a state, a country, or other geographic area. These are crime fiction stories, each edited by an editor familiar with the location with stories chosen to reflect the mood, the feel, the aura of an area. When I read a volume about a place I've never been to, I look to whether it reflects what I've heard or seen about the location. When I r [...]

I have read many books in this Akashic Series, and this one was not one of my favorites. It's about a beach town in California, and reminds me of "Big Little Lies." The stories aren't particularly interesting or noteworthy.


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