Weekly links to what’s fresh, what’s famous, and what’s fiendish in short mystery and crime fiction.
On the second day of her life as a criminal, Alice Wilson baked a cake. From “Rats” by Tom Savage (in Alfred Hitchcock Mystery Magazine, September/October 2018, ed. Linda Landrigan, Dell Magazines).
Point of view:
Crime Review reviews Shots Fired: Stories from Joe Pickett Country by C.J. Box, collected in 2014. (And see Short walk #13 in the August archives for Kevin Tipple’s review.)
Reviewing the Evidence reviews Twisted: The Collected Stories of Jeffery Deaver (2003).
New releases, old releases:
Hollywood vs. The Author (2018). A tell-all from authors who sold rights to movie folks. ed. Stephen Jay Schwartz. Includes Lawrence Block, Michael Connelly, T. Jefferson Parker, and more. (Backlogged at Amazon.)
Two freebies courtesy of Retreats from Oblivion.
“Walking Amsterdam” by Patricia Abbott.
“Requiem for Spider” by Reed Farrel Coleman.
Check my shorts, please:
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