Preview number two: Love You To A Pulp, by CS DeWildt

Coming February 15th from All Due Respect freaking Books.   The old farm was just off to the left before the road began to dissolve into a dirt 2-track in the raw wood. Miles in, hidden from everything, cars began to line the two-track, half on the road and half run up into the edge […]

New staff member: Editorial Consultant Rob Pierce

Oh man, do we need help. Monson can read the stories and manuscripts and forward the good ones on to Rhatigan. Then, Rhatigan has a good eye for line-by-line editing and he really knows how to structure and shape a plot. But, still, even then, every story, every novella, every novel needs a polish, a […]

Excerpt: Uncle Dust by Rob Pierce

    Rico didn’t like nice places. “The drinks cost more, and the women all say no.” So we met at Sparks, which was not nearly as well lit as the name implied. It was dark and it was nothing but a bar. If you wanted to eat, you’d better like pretzels. We strolled to […]

All Due Respect Books gets a Beetner

Freaking Eric Beetner is one of our favorite writers. He is one of our favorite cover designers. He’s cute.  And, he’s written another gritty/clever crime novella called 9 Toes In The Grave and he was nice enough to offer it to us (complete with cover) because he’s smart enough to know that it was a perfect […]

Uncle Dust by Rob Pierce IS LIVE ON AMAZON!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

We here at the main offices of All Due Respect Books in lovely downtown Modesto, California, are so fucking proud to release Uncle Dust, the debut novel of the gritiest of the gritty, lowliest of the lowlifes, the darkest of the freaking noirmeisters: Rob Pierce. Yay. Get it here now.   Dustin loves to rob […]

Excerpt: BROKEN PRAYER, by Steve Weddle — from All Due Respect #5

ADR #5 is out now!   Below is a preview from the issue. It’s an excerpt from an upcoming novel by featured author Steve Weddle.     BROKEN PRAYER BY STEVE WEDDLE Fed drew a seven and a nine. Hearts. Started to slide them into the line, the seven after the six of hearts, the […]

Excerpt: Jedidiah Ayres interviews Steve Weddle in All Due Respect #5

  Call it grit-lit, rough-Americana or rural noir—it seems to be a genre unto itself complete with established tropes. Did you find yourself fighting against any in Country Hardball? Well, I wanted to avoid the alcoholic, meth-addled criminal with a good heart who goes up against a bad cop set out to destroy him. I’ve […]

Story excerpt: THE FACES OF THE DEAD ONES, by Joe Sinisi

From All Due Respect #5, coming any day now:   A pair of metal doors blocked our way, one to the left, rust creeping over its hide, and one to the right, holding a small plate with illegible letters hiding behind red blackness. Tre pushed open the right door and beyond was a large chamber […]