New from Down & Out Books: KILLIN' TIME IN SAN DIEGO, Bouchercon Anthology 2023

S For Story/10597989
TAMPA, Fla. - s4story -- Down & Out Books is pleased to announce that KILLIN' TIME IN SAN DIEGO, Bouchercon Anthology 2023 edited by Holly West, has been published on August 30, 2023 in trade paperback and ebook formats.


Welcome to San Diego, where the perpetual sunshine blurs the line between good and evil, and sin and redemption are two sides of the same golden coin.

Killin' Time in San Diego is a gripping anthology edited by Holly West, featuring twenty of today's best crime and mystery writers. Published in conjunction with Bouchercon 2023, this new anthology peels back the postcard-perfect image of San Diego to expose its darker side.

With contributions from #1 New York Times bestseller C.J. Box and the Edgar-award-winning author Naomi Hirahara, plus a new story from Ann Cleeves OBE, published for the first time in the U.S., Killin' Time in San Diego showcases an impressive lineup of writers, including Mary Keenan, C.W. Blackwell, J.R. Sanders, John M. Floyd, Kathy A. Norris, Kathleen L. Asay, L.H. Dillman, Richie Narvaez, Wesley Browne, Désirée Zamorano, James Thorpe, Kim Keeline, Victoria Weisfeld, Anne-Marie Campbell, Jennifer Berg, Tim P. Walker, and Emilya Naymark.

More on S For Story
From the haunted hallways of the Hotel del Coronado to the tranquil gardens of Balboa Park, from the opulent estates of La Jolla to the bustling Gaslamp Quarter, Killin' Time in San Diego is your ticket to the hidden side of "America's Finest City."

Critical Acclaim for KILLIN' TIME IN SAN DIEGO …

"Killin' Time in San Diego is a knock-it-out-of-the-park grand slam. A must-have anthology for mystery readers everywhere." —Reed Farrel Coleman, New York Times bestselling author of Sleepless City

"A lively, varied and well-written collection distinguished by sharp characterizations. Revenge and survival, sly cozies and twisty plots all confirm that fabulous weather is no barrier to bad behavior and successful sleuthing in Killin' Time in San Diego." —Janice Law, author of the Francis Bacon mysteries

"Bookended by two of the strongest stories I've read in a long time, this collection is thoroughly fantastic. Seen through these eyes, San Diego is both more appealing and threatening now." —Ryan Sayles, author of Like Whitewashed Tombs and The Richard Dean Buckner trilogy

More on S For Story
In its twelfth year as an independent publisher of award-winning literary and crime fiction, Down & Out Books ( is based in Tampa, Florida. For more information about the book, to request a review copy of the book, or to inquire about an interview with the author, contact

Lance Wright

Source: Down & Out Books
Filed Under: Books

Show All News | Report Violation


Latest on S For Story