Polis Books

Rob Hart

Rob Hart is the associate publisher at MysteriousPress.com and the class director at LitReactor. Previously, he has been a political reporter, the communications director for a politician, and a commissioner for the city of New York.

Rob is the author of The Last Safe Place: A Zombie Novella, and his short stories have appeared in publications like Thuglit, NEEDLE, Shotgun Honey, All Due Respect, and Helix Literary Magazine. He is the author of four Ash McKenna novels: NEW YORKED, CITY OF ROSE, SOUTH VILLAGE, and THE WOMAN FROM PRAGUE.

He lives in New York City. You can follow him at @robwhart or find more at his website, www.robwhart.com.

Bad Beat by Rob Hart and Alex Segura

Acclaimed crime writers Rob Hart and Alex Segura pair up for a unique adventure that brings together their series characters Ash McKenna and Pete Fernandez for an untold tale of vice, double-crosses and the back alleys of suburban New Jersey.

The Woman From Prague

“THE WOMAN FROM PRAGUE keeps you hooked with its fast-paced story set in the treacheries and terrors of our post-9/11 world." ―James Grady, author of SIX DAYS OF THE CONDOR

City Of Rose

"CITY OF ROSE has my favorite kind of hero, a tough guy romantic with a smart mouth and a dark past. Terrifically written, and populated with rich characters, this book had me by the throat from page one." —Chelsea Cain, New York Times bestselling author of ONE KICK and HEARTSICK

South Village

"The story zigs and zags and then heads off in yet another direction, keeping one step ahead of the reader until it ends up in an unexpected but satisfying spot." —Publishers Weekly

Potter’s Field

The final novel in Rob Hart’s acclaimed Ash McKenna series! "(A) fast-paced, adventure-packed read. Hart knows his Staten Island setting well and makes strong use of it.” ―Library Journal

New Yorked

"The New York of New Yorked is a place of heartbreak and murder I highly recommend you visit.” —Josh Bazell, New York Times bestselling author of Beat the Reaper


A collection of "16 winning food-themed tales” (Publishers Weekly) all revolving around culinary crimes, from the acclaimed author of the Ash McKenna series.