Clay Stafford Edits Killer Nashville’s First Anthology, Killer Nashville Noir: Cold-Blooded

Bestselling authors Jeffery Deaver and Anne Perry join rising stars like Dana Chamblee Carpenter and Paula Gail Benson in a collection that proves Music City is a deadly place to be when your song gets called.  

Featuring stories by: Donald Bain, Robert Dugoni, Jefferson Bass, Mary Burton, Jonathan Stone, Steven James, Maggie Toussaint, Clay Stafford, Heywood Gould, Jaden Terrell, and more…  

Every year, some of the biggest names in the thriller world converge in Tennessee for the Killer Nashville Writers’ Conference, an event where stars of the genre rub elbows with their most devoted fans, where the bestsellers of tomorrow pick up tricks of the trade, and where some of the best writers of today swap dark tales of good deals gone bad, rights made wrong, and murder in all shades…  

This collection of new stories features some of the biggest names in suspense, from bestsellers to ferociously talented newcomers. Grouped around the classic theme of murder, Killer Nashville Noir: Cold-Blooded is a first-class collection and a must-have for fans of the genre.


PUBLISHER’S WEEKLY: “This is a book to keep by your bedside for those nighttime short story cravings.”

2016 ITW NOMINEE – “Repressed”
USA REBA AWARD – Best Southeast Anthology – 2016 WINNER –
BEST AMERICAN MYSTERY STORIES 2016 by Otto Penzler & Elizabeth George – “Mailman”
USA REBA AWARD – 2016 WINNER – Sponsor’s Choice Winner
BESTSELLER – Amazon print & e-book 
“Murder, mayhem, and mystery! Every story in Killer Nashville Noir: Cold-Blooded is filled with suspense, sizzle and startling twists. I loved it!” – LISA JACKSON, New York Times Bestselling Author

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Release Date: October 27, 2015

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