Amy Grech’s stories shock, like a sudden, splash of cold water. This latest collection delivers gritty profiles of people snarled in the crime and seething anger of inner city New York at its most violent. Here you’ll encounter five dark tales—”Rage and Redemption in Alphabet City”, “.38 Special”, “Cold Comfort”, “Prevention”, and “Hoi Polloi Cannoli”—actually 12, if you count the literary parts. These startling stories will convince you that Grech is noir and horror writer you want to watch.
So far, over 100 of Any Grech’s stories have been published in various anthologies and magazines including: Apex Magazine, Beat to a Pulp: Hardboiled, Dead Harvest, Expiration Date, Fear on Demand, Funeral Party 2, Inhuman Magazine, Needle Magazine, Reel Dark, Shrieks and Shivers from the Horror Zine, Space & Time, The Horror Within, Under the Bed, Detectives of the Fantastic, Volume II, and many others.
Raves for Rage and Redemption in Alphabet City
“Amy Grech’s Rage and Redemption in Alphabet City is a remarkable collection of tales that tingle the spine and chill the soul. Dark and violent, these stories move back and forth from those passionate for life and those soon to be dispossessed of theirs, yet always showcase a writer at the top of her game.”
— Needle: A Magazine of Noir
“Amy Grech’s latest, Rage and Redemption in Alphabet City, is a blistering collection full of cruel turns and a wicked noirish tone. Grech is a consummate storyteller, and her skills are on rich display here. If you haven’t read her yet, you are in for a serious thrill.”
— Joe McKinney, Bram Stoker Award-winning Author of Dead City and The Dead Won’t Die