Short walk #27

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

Short sample:

I paused for a moment, wondering if I was going too far, arranging for Douglas to suffer this way. From “Whose Wine Is It, Anyway” by Barb Goffman (In 50 Shades of Cabernet: A Mysterious Anthology, ed. Mary Miley, Koehler Books, 2017).

Point of view:

Catherine Dilts serves a tasty two-part review of Noir at the Salad Bar, here and here.

New releases, old releases:

Malice Domestic 14: Mystery Most Edible will be released in time for Malice Domestic 31 in May 2019.

Landfall: The Best New England Crime Stories 2018.

The Killer Wore Cranberry, volumes #5, #4, #3, #2, #1.

Writing desk:

A detailed list of 34 motives for murder (“too slow passing me the sweet potatoes” not among them).

Free zines:

“Cold Turkey” by Keith Rawson at Beat to a Pulp.

“Somewhere, New Mexico” by Henry Brock and “Blood and Red Tape” by April Snellings at Shotgun Honey.

Check my shorts, please:

My humorous You-Solve-It Mystery “The Mysterious Meatball Autopsy” appeared in the November 2017 issue of Mystery Weekly Magazine (with the solution to the mystery revealed in the December issue).

Thanks for visiting.

Peter DiChellis