This week’s links to what’s fresh, what’s famous, and what’s fiendish in short mystery and crime fiction.
The door opened and a tall blonde dressed better than the Duchess of Windsor strolled in. From “Trouble Is My Business” by Raymond Chandler (in Raymond Chandler: Collected Stories, Everyman’s Library, collected in 2002).
Point of view:
Kevin Burton Smith is on the scene to review The Black Lizard Big Book of Black Mask Stories (ed. Otto Penzler, 2010).
New releases, old releases:
The oldest name in mystery magazines released another fresh issue: The Strand Magazine: Twentieth Anniversary Collector’s Issue.
Lethal ladies found here: Switchblade: Stiletto Heeled.
Mayhem at the MegaMart: Discount Noir (eds. Abbott and Weddle).
EQMM editor Janet Hutchings’ views on 1st person vs. 3rd person POV.
Check my shorts, please:
My crime-horror flash piece “The Lonely Gravedigger” is free to read at Spelk Fiction.
Thanks for visiting.