Books by K.C. Frederick

LOOKING FOR PRZYBYLSKI by K.C. Frederick
Released: Oct. 1, 2012

"Frederick's woebegone outsiders are reminiscent of Elmore Leonard's tough-tender guys and dolls—not a bad literary role model."
Ziggy Czarnecki, a former numbers runner from Detroit, is on a quest to find Przybylski, a former adversary who he believes may have ratted him out years before. Read full book review >
AFTER LYLETOWN by K.C. Frederick
SCIENCE FICTION & FANTASY
Released: July 1, 2011

"Although Rory's character is occasionally ill-defined, his interactions with Alan remain menacing—and Frederick reminds us of the tenebrous atmosphere of the '60s. "
Radical activity from the 1960s comes back to haunt a former militant. Read full book review >
INLAND by K.C. Frederick
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Dec. 30, 2006

"Atmospheric and textured but lacking a payoff. "
Muffled sketch of Cold War U.S. culture. Read full book review >
ACCOMPLICES by K.C. Frederick
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Aug. 1, 2003

"A complex portrait of the intricacies of emerging freedom."
Frederick (The Fourteenth Day, 2000, etc.) limns an apocryphal post-Communism state with a tale of three people who become companions as they face danger, illness, and history. Read full book review >
THE 14TH DAY by K.C. Frederick
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: July 1, 2000

"Focused sharply on those for whom personal and national identity have become traumatically entwined—and focused especially on their turbulent inner lives—Frederick's tale is as inexorable and engrossing as a recurring nightmare."
A second bleak and shadowy saga from Frederick (Country of Memory, 1998) centers on a trio of exiles from a land torn by civil war—a bloodbath known as the Thirteen Days—as they struggle to find their bearings far from home. Read full book review >
COUNTRY OF MEMORY by K.C. Frederick
Released: Nov. 1, 1998

Somewhere in Eastern Europe, somewhere between Kafka and Orwell, a corporate flunky awakens to life and his government's stranglehold on it—in a bleakly poetic, slow-moving debut by storywriter Frederick. Read full book review >