Soul Standard (Paperback)

By Richard Thomas, Caleb Ross, Axel Taiari

Dzanc Books, 9781938103049, 280pp.

Publication Date: July 5, 2016

List Price: 14.95*
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The economy has fallen, and flesh is worth more than dollars. Across four different districts of the City, a desperate banker must keep his employer happy at any cost, a boxer must choose between honor and the woman he loves, a criminal must atone for his past, and a man with a terrifying condition searches desperately for his missing daughter.

Richard Thomas is the editor in chief of Dark House press.

Caleb Ross is the author of five books of fiction.

Axel Taiari is a French writer.

Nik Korpon is the author of several books of fiction.

About the Author

Richard Thomas is the author of four previous novels as well as over 100 stories in print. The editor in chief of Dark House press, he has also edited three anthologies, including the recently released "Burnt Tongues," which he co-edited with Chuck Palahniuk. He lives in Mundelein, IL. Visit him on the web at

Caleb Ross' fiction and nonfiction has appeared widely, both online and in print. He is the author of five books of fiction and is the creator of The Burning Books Channel, a YouTube channel featuring humorous book reviews, literary skits, writing advice, and rants. Ross lives in Kansas City, KS. Visit his official page at

Axel Taiari is a French writer, born in Paris in 1984. His writing has appeared in multiple magazines and anthologies, including "3: am Magazine, 365tomorrows, Bastion, Cease, Cows," and several others. He lives in North Pole, AK. Read more at

Nik Korpon is the author of "Fait Ave; Stay God, Sweet Angel; Fight Card: Punching Paradise"; and "Bar Scars: Stories and Old Ghosts." His stories blackened eyes in "Needle Magazine, Shotgun Honey, Crime Factory, Yellow Mama" and "Noir Nation," among others. He is an associate editor at Dark House Press. He lives in Baltimore.