Short walk #63

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

Short sample:

There is nothing more annoying than the repetitive sound of frozen iguanas hitting the roof of your trailer, with the possible exception of a man hammering at your neighbor’s door. From “Frozen Iguana” by Debra Lattanzi Shutika (in Florida Happens: Bouchercon 2018 Anthology, ed. Greg Herren. Three Rooms Press/Diversion Books, 2018. Out of Print. Limited Availability).

Point of view:

Review: Ben Boulden is on the scene with At Home in the Dark, ed. Lawrence Block (2019).

Reviews: Robert Lopresti’s Little Big Crimes: The best mystery story I read this week covers one, two, three, stories from the latest issue of AHMM.

New releases, old releases:

Invisible Blood, eds. Lee Child and Jeffery Deaver (July 23, 2019. Includes a new Jack Reacher story).

Crime & Mystery Short Stories (2016).

Tricks of the Trade:

Almost everything you wanted to know about cops’ concealment holsters.

Free Reads:

“The Bear Trap” (A Mike Bowditch Short Story) by Paul Doiron.

“Backtrack” by Paul Doiron.

Check my shorts, please:

My supernatural voodoo mystery “Most Evil” appeared in the anthology Busted! Arresting Stories from the Beat.

Thanks for visiting.

Peter DiChellis