Short walk #6


Take a chance. It’s just a short walk down a dark street.

This week’s links to what’s fresh, what’s famous, and what’s fiendish in short mystery and crime fiction.

Short sample:

I shook my head, too nauseated by the thought of Paul’s death to muster intellectual curiosity over the choice of weapon. From “Settled Score” by Sara Paretsky (in Windy City Blues: a V.I. Warshawski Collection, Delacorte Press, 1995).

Point of view:

Andi Shechter reviews the evidence on Murder and All that Jazz, ed. Robert Randisi (2004).

New releases, old releases:

Check your mailbox, your local newsstand, and the EQMM and AHMM websites. July/August double issues (with online sneak peaks and excerpts) are ready to read.

Writing desk:

Hank Phillippi Ryan with a few words about what to say at your book event.

Free zine:

“Labor Day” by Danny Gardner at Beat to a Pulp (2015)

“Nature of the Beast” by Paul D. Marks at Beat to a Pulp (2016).

Check my shorts, please:

My flash piece “Hostile Plans” appeared in Switchblade Issue 2.

Thanks for visiting.

Peter DiChellis