Short walk #31

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

Short sample:

Lying in bed in the apartment she once shared with Harry, the apartment where she now lived alone, staring at the ceiling unable to sleep, Esther began killing Harry. From “The Last Supper” by Carol Lea Benjamin (in Manhattan Noir, ed. Lawrence Block, Akashic Books, 2006).

Point of view:

Vicki Weisfeld reviews The Best American Mystery Stories, 2018 at Crime Fiction Lover.

New releases, old releases:

Hardboiled (paperback and Kindle, included in free-to-read Kindle Unlimited program).

Gary Phillips’ Hollis For Hire (paperback and Kindle, included in free-to-read Kindle Unlimited program).

Writing desk:

For the Research Folder — Bullet Trajectories: Where Did the Shot Come From?

Free zines:

“Dollface” by Michael Bracken at Story and Grit.

“The Myths” by J.D. Smith at Retreats From Oblivion.

Check my shorts, please:

My story “Ten-Spot Robber” appears in the new anthology Hardboiled (paperback and Kindle, included in free-to-read Kindle Unlimited program).

Thanks for visiting.

Peter DiChellis