"For assorted purposes those tales domesticate a bit anything particular, a radiance, a humanity, even a grace, in the course of the noir gloom, and thereby set themselves aside. type, familiarity, temper and tone, and the occasional gem of a narrative make Miami Noir
a set to savor."
"For this sort of sun-stoked position. Miami definite is shady. Shadowy, too. Even at maximum midday. perhaps it is the warmth. perhaps it is the humidity. and perhaps, simply perhaps, it truly is our destiny...With echoes of Charles Willeford's Hoke Mosely sequence, the Miami books of Elmore Leonard, the quirk of Carl Hiaasen, who by no means met a shady personality he did not wanna write, and Edna Buchanan, who turns out to grasp the entire shadows, this batch of soiled deep South Florida fiction may simply ship you packing...your personal heat."
"Sixteen new, diversified and hugely entertaining secret tales pack Akashic's most recent city-by-city travel of modem noir...This volume is as sturdy because the coral rock mendacity underneath the Miami streets."
"This well-chosen brief tale assortment is not just a considerate compilation of labor via a few of South Florida's most sensible and upcoming writers. every one Miami Noir tale is also a window on a unique half or Miami-Dade and its melting pot of cultures."
"Murder is not anything new in Miami--or the other gigantic urban, for that subject. yet seldom has it been so wonderful because it is within the sixteen brief tales integrated in Miami Noir."
--Palm seashore day-by-day News
Akashic Books maintains its groundbreaking sequence of unique noir anthologies, introduced in 2004 with Brooklyn Noir. every one tale is determined in a different local or situation in the urban of the book.
Brand-new tales by: James W. corridor, Barbara Parker, John Dufresne, Paul Levine, Carolina Garcia-Aguilera, Tom Corcoran, Christine Kling, George Tucker, Kevin Allen, Anthony Dale Gagliano, David Beaty, Vicki Hendricks, John Bond, Preston L. Allen, Lynne Barrett, Jeffrey Wehr.
From the creation by means of Les Standiford:
"The fact is that Miami, although certainly wonderful, is a frontier city, perched at the border among the recognized and the not often prior to skilled. The poet Richard Hugo as soon as acknowledged that the usual position for the author used to be at the facet, and 'edge' may perhaps good be the definitive observe in terms of this city...We will not be merely at the fringe of the continent, we're to this nation what long island was once in Ellis Island's heyday, what the West Coast used to be in the midst of the 20th century. this can be the place the recent arrivals debark nowadays, and it truly is no mistake that in the decade of the final century, commentators as varied as Joan Didion, David Rieff, and T.D. Allman dedicated complete volumes to Miami's position because the harbinger for America's future...But for now, the unconventional of crime and punishment is definitely the right motor vehicle to express the spirit and the timbre of this brawling position to a much broader world."