Speculative Los Angeles
Edited by Denise Hamilton
Akashic Books, Brooklyn, NY; paperback, $16.95; 272 pages; available Tuesday, February 2nd
Denise Hamilton is an Edgar Award finalist, author of seven crime novels, and the editor of the best-selling anthology Los Angeles Noir, which includes Susan Straight's Edgar Award-winning short story "The Golden Gopher," and Los Angeles Noir 2: The Classics. Hamilton is a Los Angeles native who refuses to speak only in English, a former Los Angeles Times journalist, a Fulbright Scholar, a noir and sci-fi/fantasy geek.