The Twenty-Year Death

The rebirth of prestige imprint Hard Case Crime seems to have inspired its founder, Charles Ardai, to offer bolder original novels than ever before, some for the first time in hardcover. Ariel S. Winter's debut is one such. The narrative comes in three parts, each paying homage to a different classic crime novelist.

April 24: "[The HST] lifted a curtain from our view of the universe, changing it so profoundly that no human can look at the stars in the same way..."

Kenneth Calhoun (Black Moon) and Lysley Tenorio (Monstress) of the Discover Great New Writers program on B-movies, heritage, and finales.