Hard Case Crime | Hard Case Crime is dedicated to reviving the vigor and excitement, the suspense and thrills—the sheer entertainment—of the golden age of paperback crime novels, both by bringing back into print the best work of the pulp era and by introducing readers to new work by some of today's most powerful writers and artists.

Hard Case Crime

Hard Case Crime is dedicated to reviving the vigor and excitement, the suspense and thrills—the sheer entertainment—of the golden age of paperback crime novels, both by bringing back into print the best work of the pulp era and by introducing readers to new work by some of today's most powerful writers and artists. Determined detectives and dangerous women...fortune hunters and vengeance seekers...ingenious criminals and men on the run...Hard Case Crime novels offer everything you want from a great story, all in handsome and affordable editions.

"The art perfectly captures the era — if I didn’t know better, I would have sworn it was from one of the old publishing houses. I am very impressed." —Donald Hamilton, creator of Matt Helm

"They do write 'em like they used to." — Publishers Weekly on Fade to Blonde

"Hard Case may be the best new American publisher to appear in the last decade." — Neal Pollack in The Stranger