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