Normally, I feel I'm always at least one step ahead and see what's coming.
Good or evil, torment or salvation, pleasure or pain, fear or hope, submission or dominance...male or female--where do the distinctions lie?
I couldn't stop myself from reading some lines out loud, and that alone puts this book on my recommended list.
I was totally engrossed. Private Midnight creates its own language and world, and it takes a couple of chapters to find your bearings. Read morePublished 16 days ago by Angus W. Stocking
This cements Sakmussenn standing as my favorite living writer. Few writer draw me in and hold my attention quite like he can, with his uncanny ability to be heartfelt, funny, and... Read morePublished 4 months ago by Miss Vasiliki
I got interested in Kris's writing, via his posts of snippets of his work, on Facebook. I enjoy his somewhat dark, and often humorous perspective on human nature, and his... Read morePublished 5 months ago by S. Hales
It seems like a detective story, and retains a lot of the conventions, the tough but flawed police detective, the femme fatale who holds all the cards, and is also the suspect in a... Read morePublished 5 months ago by Brent Allard
I rate this is as the most surprising book I've ever encountered. On the surface a noir story with a broken down detective pitted against a mysterious woman--what the author does... Read morePublished on July 9, 2012 by Royce Schuyler
Private Midnight is the best kind of bizarre, boiling down the classic tropes of detective noir, gritty crime drama, supernatural thrillers, and dark erotica into a seductive brew... Read morePublished on May 7, 2012 by J Langdon
Detective Birch Ritter. Man, cop, Noir-protagonist of Private Midnight.
Once started, this novel feels like a police-procedural, but it's so much more than that. Read more
everybody's already saying it all, but what I can add is that, years after reading this -- and this is way deeper than the 2009 pub date -- when I flip back to it in my head,... Read morePublished on July 11, 2011 by Stephen Graham Jones
A detective who doesn't mind getting his hands dirty finds himself entangled with a femme fatale. The simplest, purest most archetypal noir framework. Read morePublished on February 22, 2011 by Garrett Cook