Short walk #22

A full tank of links to what’s fresh, what’s famous, and what’s fiendish in short mystery and crime fiction.

Short sample:

Charlie had bought his Chevelle secondhand from the mama of its original owner, Jimmy Ray, who had died in the passenger seat of a buddy’s Camaro in a crash a few years earlier. From “Whipperwill and Back” by Patterson Hood (in The Highway Kind: Tales of Fast Cars, Desperate Drivers, and Dark Roads, ed. Patrick Millikin, Mulholland Books, 2016).

Point of view:

KRL revs up a review of Last Exit to Murder (2013) from Sisters in Crime LA.

Road trip for a Bolo Books reviewer: On the Road With Del and Louise (2015, a novel in stories).

New releases, old releases:

Black Car Business Volumes #1 and #2.

Writing desk:

How Stuff Works: Almost everything you ever wanted to know about high-speed pursuits (i.e., police “car chases”).

Free zines:

“Jackals” By Silvia Moreno-Garcia at The Big Click.

“The Kick the Bucket Tour” by Jo Perry at Retreats From Oblivion.

Check my shorts, please:

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

Thanks for visiting.

Peter DiChellis