Polis Books

Patricia Abbott

Patricia Abbott is the author of more than 100 stories in print, online, and in various anthologies. In 2009, she won a Derringer Award for her story MY HERO. She is the author of two ebooks of stories: MONKEY JUSTICE and HOME INVASION (through Snubnose Press). She is the co-editor of DISCOUNT NOIR (Unteed Reads). She makes her home in Detroit.

Her debut novel, CONCRETE ANGEL, will be published in 2015 by Polis Books.

I Bring Sorrow

“A sparkling collection from Edgar-finalist Abbott...This brilliant collection is sure to boost the author’s reputation as a gifted storyteller.” ―Publishers Weekly (Starred Review)

Shot in Detroit

“An assured mystery centering on artistry and the price that can be paid for it.” —Booklist

Concrete Angel

"This is a gripping psychological thriller...will draw fans of the late Ruth Rendell as well as Paula Hawkins' The Girl on the Train." —Booklist