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.

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

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)