The e-book anthology Discount Noir goes on sale today. Edited by Patricia Abbott and Steve Weddle, it features a host of A-list authors, 42 stories total, all set in a "big box" store setting (think Wal-Mart).
The author roster includes Patricia Abbott, Sophie Littlefield, Kieran Shea, Chad Eagleton, Ed Gorman, Cormac Brown, Fleur Bradley, Alan Griffiths, Laura Benedict, Garnett Elliot, Eric Beetner, Jack Bates, Bill Crider, Loren Eaton, John DuMond, John McFetridge, Toni McGee Causey, Jeff Vande Zande, James Reasoner, Kyle Minor, Randy Rohn, Todd Mason, Byron Quertermous, Sandra Scoppettone, Stephen D. Rogers, Steve Weddle, Evan Lewis, Daniel B. O’Shea, Sandra Seamans, Albert Tucher, Donna Moore, John Weagly, Keith Rawson, Gerald So, Dave Zeltserman, Dorte Hummelshoj Jakobsen, Jay Stringer, Anne Frasier, Kathleen A. Ryan, Eric Peterson, Chris Grabenstein and J.T. Ellison.
Charles Ardai wrote the introduction for the book, which was borne out of a blog flash fiction challenge. It's published by Untreed Reads and is available via their store, as well as in other e-book venues, as listed on their site.