Polis Books

Culprits: The Heist Was Just the Beginning

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Outstanding praise for CULPRITS

“CULPRITS has a consistently strong lineup of writers and a great hook! Brewer and Phillips have done a fantastic job putting together this multi-layered story and I couldn’t read it fast enough!”
―Steve Hamilton, Edgar Award-Winning Author of EXIT STRATEGY

“CULPRITS slams the bull’s eye for first-rate entertainment. From the heart-stopping robbery that opens the book to each of the linked short stories that follow, you’ll find the nine murderously good noir authors of this smart collection deliver a plate brimming with suspense, thrills, and violence. Sit down and savor. What a ride.” ―Gayle Lynds, New York Times bestselling author of THE ASSASSINS

"A well executed heist, like fine wine, pleasures the palate and can age well. In CULPRITS, liken the aftermath of the criminals from a heist to craft beer and a bumpy ride. Prepare to stay up all night!” ―Cara Black, New York Times bestselling author of the Aimée Leduc series

Some stories are all about the crime. These stories are about the maelstrom of what happens after... A hard-bitten crew of professional thieves pull off the score of their lives, coming away with seven million in cash. Like any heist there are some unforeseen complications, and unfortunately they don’t get away without a few bodies dropping. But despite this, they get away with the swag. Seven million. Enough to change their lives, make new identities, start fresh. But that’s when the real trouble begins...