Best Indie Books of 2013


MYSTERY & CRIME
Released: July 6, 2012

"A smart, nimble treat of a mystery that provides ample foundation for growth."
In Ferrendelli's debut mystery, a reporter desperate to solve her sister's murder must face demons of her own. Read full book review >
ME AND MURDER, SHE WROTE by Peter S. Fischer
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Sept. 15, 2013

"A warm, affectionate autobiography that will likely appeal to TV history buffs."
An award-winning television writer and producer reflects on his prolific career. Read full book review >

MYSTERY & CRIME
Released: Nov. 1, 2011

"An enjoyable, fast-paced whodunit from opening act to final curtain."
In this stylish homage to the detective novels of Hollywood's Golden Age, a press agent stumbles across a starlet's dead body and into the seamy world of scheming players and morally bankrupt movie moguls. Read full book review >
Promo Cowboy by Barry Fitzsimmons
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: May 13, 2013

"This original, well-written crime story will win plenty of fans, but it'd be better off with a more likable protagonist."
A genre-bending mystery set in the high-stakes world of TV production. Read full book review >
I, PARIS by Rick Garnett
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: July 1, 2013

"A lyrical, outstanding modern reshaping of the ancient Homeric epic."
A retelling of Homer's Iliad from the point of view of Paris, seducer of Helen. Read full book review >

The Projection Room by Carol Golembiewski
THRILLERS
Released: Jan. 29, 2013

"An original, entertaining horror fantasy."
Cubist art runs amok and slaughters museum staff in this arty, high-concept supernatural thriller debut. Read full book review >
BROTHERS AND BONES by James Hankins
Released: Oct. 25, 2012

"A complex, entertaining thriller."
A prosecutor and a homeless man team up against a murderous conspiracy in this rollicking thriller. Read full book review >
Released: Dec. 13, 2012

"A light, engaging behind-the-scenes Hollywood tale."
A breezy memoir of a publicist's year on Hollywood movie locations. Read full book review >