Like it or find it incredibly frustrating (we're somewhere in between
) L.A. Noire is out there and its dominating the gaming charts worldwide. And if you've not yet had your fill of period detective thrills, L.A. Noire: The Collected Stories is availble right now on certain digital channels - and it's free on Amazon and iTunes for a limited time.
In collaboration with renowned suspense fiction publishing house Mulholland Books, the anthology is a collection of eight original short stories, from an esteemed, and award-winning company of authors. Each tale honors the shadowy and crime-riddled world of L.A. Noire - and plunges you into the lives of actresses desperate for the Hollywood spotlight, heroes turned defeated men, and classic Noir villains.
L.A. Noire: The Collected Stories features eight short works from celebrated authors Megan Abbott, Lawrence Block, Joe Lansdale, Joyce Carol Oates, Francine Prose, Jonathan Santlofer, Duane Swierczynski and Andrew Vachss, many of which revisit characters and cases from the game itself, and provide a new spin on infamous headlines from the 1940s.
To celebrate the release of L.A. Noire: The Collected Stories,the complete anthology of all eight complete works, and each original cover illustration, as a completely free download at the Amazon, iTunes and Barnes & Noble eBook stores. This limited-time freebie also applies to the fans who pre-ordered the collection, and will be extended to anyone who orders between now and June 12th (after June 12th the price will be $0.99).
Enjoy all of the original stories as previously released(and at rockstargames.com/lanoire/stories
) all in one download along with three others ("Postwar Boom" by Andrew Vachss; "School for Murder" by Francine Prose; and the full "The Girl" by Megan Abbott) that are only available exclusively in the completed anthology.