September 12, 2017 by Philip Fracassi
New Laird Barron en route from Putnam — May 2018 — BLOOD STANDARD, the first in a series.
This is hands-down THE Must-Get title of 2018.
Blood Standard, first in a series about ex-contract hitter, Isaiah Coleridge, will arrive toward the end of May, 2018. I owe a debt of gratitude to a lot of people, but today I want to thank my agent Janet Reid for her support and dedication,and Sara Minnich at G.P. Putnam’s Sons for acquiring this novel and its follow-up.
Preorders are available. I’ve linked to Amazon for convenience, but I encourage folks to support local bookstores and your favorite independent sellers. Click here to check out a list of alternatives at the Penguin site.
Thanks, everybody. More soon.
Award-winning author Laird Barron makes his crime fiction debut with a novel set in the underbelly of upstate New York that’s as hardboiled and punchy as a swift right hook to the jaw–a classic noir for fans of James Ellroy and John D. Macdonald.
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