Catalogue K-Z

CATALOGUE K-Z

in alphabetical order. Click on title for details.

kswannKingdom Swann by Miles Gibson

October 1998 – £6.50
Filmed by the BBC as Gentleman’s Relish starring Billy Connolly and Sarah Lancashire. A comic foray into the sub-world of Victorian and Edwardian pornography and the double standards that marked art and life.
Modern Fiction

kissitawayKiss it Away by Carol Anne Davis

January 2003 – £6.99/£15
A gripping psychological thriller from the author of Safe As Houses and Noise Abatement.
Crime & Mystery

kissmesadKiss Me Sadly by Maxim Jakubowski

June 2002 – £6.99/£15
An erotic, moving and often disturbing story of two people – a man and a woman of diverse backgrounds – drawn together by coincidence. Sparks fly and lives are changed forever, until a final, shocking, epiphany.
Modern Fiction

lastboatLast Boat to Camden Town by Paul Charles

February 1998 – £7
The second enthralling DI Christy Kennedy murder mystery. The body of Dr Edmund Berry is discovered at the bottom of Regent’s Canal in the heart of Kennedy’s patch of Camden Town in north London.
Crime & Mystery

lifeintheworldLife in the World of Women by Maxim Jakubowski

April 1996 – £6.99/£15
“These stories have the hard edge of Henry Miller and the redeeming grief of Jack Kerouac. A first class collection.” – Ed Gorman, Mystery Scene
Modern Fiction

londonbLondon Boulevard by Ken Bruen

October 2001 – £6.99/£15
“The unforgettable Hollywood noir of Sunset Boulevard moves to London, transmuted by the savage pen of Irish noir king of the hill, Ken Bruen” – Maxim Jakubowski, Guardian columnist & owner, Murder One.
Crime & Mystery

london_revenant_smallLondon Revenant by Conrad Williams

June 2004- £7.99
A madman is pushing people under tube trains… Adam Buckley thinks he knows who it is, but has problems of his own to deal with.
Modern Fiction

longsnakeThe Long Snake Tattoo by Frank Downes

March 1998 – £5
Ted Hamilton’s new job at the down-at-heel Eagle Hotel propels him into a world of seedy nocturnal goings-on and bizarre characters.
Fiction

mcdeadThe McDead by Ken Bruen

October 2000 – £7.50/£15
This final segment of Ken Bruen’s masterful White Trilogy is a potent tale of revenge, double-dealing and violence, combining black humour with nail-biting tension and characters The Sopranos and Guy Richie would kill for.
Crime & Mystery

meantimeMeantime edited by Jerry Sykes

October 1998 – £6.50
A short story collection exploring how the turn of the Millennium has had an impact on people’s lives, with contributions from such as Colin Bateman, Nicholas Blincoe, David Bowker, Paul Charles, Peter Crowther, John Foster, Ed Gorman and John Harvey.
Anthology

middlemanMiddleman by Bill James

July 2002 – £6.99/£15
Times are tough for ‘middleman’ Julian Corbett. He is a half-crooked businessman in what was once the rough dockside of the Welsh capital. But a multi-billion pound redevelopment is transforming the seafront. Big money; bigger danger.
Crime & Mystery

mrromMr Romance by Miles Gibson

June 2002- £6.99/£15
AN EPIC TALE OF LOVE, LUST, JEALOUSY, PAIN & PURPLE PROSE. Skipper shares his parents’ boarding house with their lodgers, lovely Janet the bijou beauty and Senior Franklin, the volcanic literary genius. Life is sweet, until one night the lugubrious Mr Marvel seeks shelter with them. Who is the mysterious fugitive and what dark secret haunts him?
Modern Fiction

noonegetsNo One Gets Hurt by Russell James

June/July 2003 – £6.99/£15
No One Gets Hurt is a hard-bitten, multi-layered underworld thriller of nail-biting intensity from “the best of Britain’s darker crime writers” (The Times). When a young woman is gruesomely murdered, her friend and fellow reporter Kirsty Rice feels bound to investigate. But as Kirsty enters the murky world of call-girls, porn and Internet sex, she discovers that she is pregnant…
Fiction / Crime & Mystery

noiseabatementNoise Abatement by Carol Anne Davis

November 2000 – £6.99/£15
The Scottish writer’s third novel is a taut psychological thriller set in a quiet, typically British street. Stephen and Caroline are an active young couple until the neighbours from hell move into the flat above. Suddenly each day becomes a nightmare. Then Stephen snaps and takes increasingly inventive and extreme revenge on his tormentors…
Crime & Mystery

ohnoOh No, Not My Baby by Russell James

September 1999 – £7.50
A gripping noir mystery set against a background of meat processing, incorporating corporate crime, animal rights terrorism and murder. Powerful stuff, with a shocking climax at the Glastonbury Festival.
Crime & Mystery

ontendernessOn Tenderness Express by Maxim Jakubowski

May 2000 – £7.50/£15
Maxim Jakubowski’s long-awaited private eye novel. Dark, erotic and gripping. When you’re a private detective and life’s dealing you all the wrong cards, you can never afford to say ‘no’ to a case. Suddenly things start to turn very sour indeed…
Crime & Mystery

pitdPainting in the Dark by Russell James

November 2000 – £7.50/£15
Painting in the Dark is Russell James’s most controversial novel – a modern crime novel that also explores some of the darkest secrets of our recent history.
Crime & Mystery

passporttothepubPassport to the Pub by Kate Fox

October 1996 – £5.99
Published in association with the Brewers’ Society. A guide to pub etiquette based on extensive research by MGM Research and collated by anthropologist Kate Fox.
Food & Drink

perhapsshePerhaps She’ll Die by John B Spencer

September 1996- £5.99
Set amidst the boom and gloom of ’80s Britain, Perhaps She’ll Die! is classic noir with a centre as hard as toughened diamond. Giles could never say no to a woman, but when he tangled with Celeste he made a mistake. Celeste was married to Harry and Harry walked a dark side of the street that Giles could only imagine.
Crime & Mystery

patPick Any Title by Russell James

April 2002 – £7.50/£15
A magnificent crime caper involving sex, humour, sudden death and double-cross. ‘Lord Clive’ bought his lordship at a “Lord of the Manor” sale where titles fetch anything from two to two hundred thousand pounds. Why not buy another cheap and sell it high? Why stop at only one customer? A glorious caper novel, set between the USA and England.
Crime & Mystery

quakeQuake City by John B Spencer

April 1996 – £5.99
Cracking third title in the Charley Case cri-fi series finds Spencer in tip-top form. Charley Case is the hard-boiled investigator of the future. But of a future that follows the ‘Big One of Ninety-seven’ – the quake that literally rips California apart and makes LA an Island.
Crime & Mystery

rocktalkRock Talk edited by Jim Driver

October 1994 – £5.99
The first ever book from The Do-Not Press featured writing from musicians like Roy Harper, Wilko Johnson, Daevid Allen (Gong), Tom Robinson, plus input from music journalists including Nick Coleman, Jon Ronson and Laura Lee Davies.
Music/Anthology

SAH_new_smallSafe as Houses by Carol Anne Davis

New Edition June 2004 – £6.99
Women are vanishing from the streets of Edinburgh and only one man knows the answers. David is a sadist with a double life. He divides his time between the marital home – shared with devoted wife, Jennifer and young son – and his Secret House.
Crime & Mystery

sandmanThe Sandman by Miles Gibson

November 1997- £7
The notorious modern classic about the life and crimes of a loveable serial killer. Black comedy has never been blacker. Wild, wicked and very funny. “A splendidly macabre achievement. As an account of descent into homicidal mania, it has seldom been bettered…” Time Out
Modern Fiction

shroudedShrouded by Carol Anne Davis

April 1997 – £7
The taut and enthralling début. Douglas likes women – quiet women – the kind he deals with at the mortuary where he works. Douglas meets Marjorie, unemployed, gaining weight and losing confidence.
Crime & Mystery

smallchangeSmall Change by Jerry Raine

September 2001 – £6.99/£15
The long awaited follow up to Smalltime. Chris Small has been lying low for seven years, then he meets Edie, a waitress with a talent for blackjack. Together they hatch a plan to outwit London’s casinos. But things don’t go at all to plan…
Crime & Mystery

smalltimeSmalltime by Jerry Raine

October 1996 – £5.99
Taut, psychological crime thriller, set among the seedy world of petty criminals and no-hopers. In this remarkable début, Jerry Raine shows just how easily curiosity can turn into fear amid the horrors, despair and despondency of life lived a little too near the edge.
Crime & Mystery

songoftheSong of the Suburbs by Simon Skinner

March 1998 – £5
A road novel with a difference. Told in ever-more revealing episodes, it marks the published début of one of Britain’s most exciting new writers.
Fiction 

splitSplit by Bill James

September 2001 – £6.99/£15
Simon Abelard – black ‘redbrick’ graduate from Cardiff’s dockland – was recruited by British Intelligence as a spy. But since the Berlin Wall came down he finds that he’s working as a glorified cop. Then Abelard is given the dangerous job of “bringing back”’ a colleague who’s turned bad…
Crime & Mystery

stitchStitch by John B Spencer

September 1999 – £7.50
A Runyonesque tragedy of manners set in a west London populated by a cavalcade of users, abusers and three-time losers. Stitch is John B Spencer at his very best.
Crime & Mystery

strangeadvStrange Adventures of the Dangerous Sports Club by Martin Lyster

October 1997 – £8
The inside story of an informal group of amateur adventurers (including soldiers, academics, an MP and a member of the Monty Python team) who broke laws, legs and chandeliers around the world.
Extreme Sports/Biography

ttaTaming the Alien by Ken Bruen

October 1999 – £7.50
Second part of the groundbreaking White Trilogy, featuring Detective Sergeant Brant and his boss, Inspector Roberts of the Metropolitan Police – as sleazy and as ruthless as the villains they are out to get.
Crime & Mystery

thatangelThat Angel Look by Mike Ripley

November 1997 – £8
A chance encounter (in a pub, of course) lands streetwise, cab-driving Angel the ideal job as an all-purpose assistant to a trio of young and very sexy fashion designers. The 8th and possibly best Angel book.
Crime & Mystery

13Thirteen by Marc Atkins

May 2002- £13
Photographic nudes by Marc Atkins ‘illustrated’ with text specially commissioned from thirteen internationally acclaimed writers, ranging from twice Booker Prize nominated novelist Julian Rathbone to New York columnist Maggie Estep via Bill Drummond (KLF) and Groupie author, Jenny Fabian. Plus Nicholas Royle, Stella Duffy, James Sallis, Mick Farren and others.
Art/Photography

tooth&nailTooth & Nail by John B Spencer

February 1998 – £7
A dark, Rackmanesque tale of avarice and malice-aforethought in West London from one of Britain’s most exciting and accomplished writers.
Crime & Mystery

usersThe Users by Brian Case

April 1996 – £5.99
The rediscovered classic from 1968, acclaimed for its fine writing and sharp wit. ‘A remarkable début’ – Anthony Burgess.
Fiction

 vinegarsoupVinegar Soup by Miles Gibson

October 1998 – £6.50
Gilbert Firestone, fat and fifty, works in the kitchen of the Hercules Café and dreams of travel and adventure. When his wife drowns in a pan of soup he abandons the kitchen and takes his family to start a new life in a jungle hotel in Africa.
Modern Fiction

vixensmallVixen by Ken Bruen

November 2003 – £6.99/£15.00
For the south-east London police squad, things have seldom been worse. There’s a bomber on the loose and the police have problems of their own. The fantastic follow-up to Blitz and the White Arrest trilogy.
Crime & Mystery

willyouWill You Hold Me? by Christopher Kenworthy

September 1996 – £6.99
the first collection of intense, mood-laden stories from the respected young writer, already spoken of in the same breath as Iain Banks and Angela Carter.
Fiction