Short walk #8


Crave more thrills? Try a short walk down a dark street.

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

Short sample:

Looking back on it, with everything that’s happened, Sammy disappearing and all, I’m not sure I did the right thing. From “Preacher’s” Kid by Jessica Powers (in Lone Star Noir, eds. Bobby Byrd and Johnny Byrd, Akashic Books, 2010).

Point of view:

A review from a guy who just likes to read: Hap and Leonard (short stories) by Joe R. Lansdale (2016).

New releases, old releases:

A New Omnibus of Crime, eds. Tony Hillerman and Rosemary Herbert, contributing eds. Sue Grafton and Jeffrey Deaver (2005).

Writing desk:

Lessons on success for authors, from Brendan Dubois.

Free zine:

Pop open the July 2018 issue of Flash Bang Mysteries for six free stories.

Check my shorts, please:

My crime story “Eternal Love” appeared in Switchblade Issue 4.

Thanks for visiting.

Peter DiChellis