Coming in March from Down & Out Books: The Night of the Flood, E.A. Aymar and Sarah M. Chen, editors

The Night of the Flood, E.A. Aymar and Sarah M. Chen, editors
The Night of the Flood, E.A. Aymar and Sarah M. Chen, editors
TAMPA, Fla. - Oct. 5, 2017 - PRLog -- Down & Out Books is pleased to announce that THE NIGHT OF THE FLOOD, a Novel in Stories edited by E.A. Aymar and Sarah M. Chen, will be published on March 5, 2018 in trade paperback and ebook formats.


It happened the night Maggie Wilbourne was to be put to death, the first woman executed by the state of Pennsylvania in modern times. That was when a group of women passionately protesting Maggie's imprisonment struck. They blew up a local dam, flooding the town of Everton and indirectly inspiring a hellish night of crime and chaos.

Fourteen of today's new and most exciting contemporary crime writers will take you to the fictional town of Everton, with stories from criminals, cops, and civilians that explore the thin line between the rich and the poor, the insider and the outsider, the innocent and the guilty. Whether it's a store owner grimly protecting his property from looters, an opportunistic servant who sees her time to strike, or two misguided youths taking their anger out against any available victim, The Night of the Flood is an intricate and intimate examination of the moment when chaos is released—in both society and the human spirit.

Contributors to THE NIGHT OF THE FLOOD:

E.A. Aymar, Rob Brunet, Sarah M. Chen, Angel Luis Colón, Hilary Davidson, Mark Edwards, Gwen Florio, Elizabeth Heiter, J.J. Hensley, Jennifer Hillier, Shannon Kirk, Jenny Milchman, Alan Orloff, and Wendy Tyson.

Meet the Editors …

E.A. Aymar's most recent novel is You're As Good As Dead. He writes a monthly column for the Washington Independent Review of Books and is the Managing Editor of The Thrill Begins (for the International Thriller Writers).

Sarah M. Chen juggles several jobs including indie bookseller, transcriber, and insurance adjuster. She has published over twenty crime fiction short stories with Shotgun Honey, Crime Factory, Betty Fedora, Out of the Gutter, and Dead Guns Press, among others. Cleaning Up Finn, her noir novella with All Due Respect Books, is shortlisted for an Anthony Award and an IPPY award winner.

About Down & Out Books …

Celebrating six years 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, or to request an interview with the editors or any of the contributing authors, contact

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