Weekly links to what’s fresh, what’s famous, and what’s fiendish in short mystery and crime fiction.
The end of London looked very like the end of the world: and the last lamppost of the suburbs like a lonely star in space. From “The Garden of Smoke” by G.K. Chesterton (in Alfred Hitchcock Mystery Magazine, September/October 2019, ed. Linda Landrigan, Dell Magazines. Mystery Classic story: originally published in 1919).
Point of view:
Review – Kingston Noir.
Review – Tough 2: Crime Stories.
New releases, old releases:
Dashiell Hammett: Crime Stories and Other Writings (collected in 2001).
Tricks of the Trade:
“One Spent Shell” by Dan J. Fiore at Tough.
“Mysterious Ways and All That” by Gary Priest at Crimson Streets.
Check my shorts, please:
The anthology The Best Laid Plans includes my impossible-crime private eye tale “Callingdon Mountain” (Kindle format on sale 99c until 8/27. U.S. and U.K. only).
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