Short walk #69

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

Short sample:

While writers make their best work public, murderers bury theirs. From “The Bog” by Loren D. Estleman (in Desperate Detroit and Stories of Other Dire Places, Loren D. Estleman. Gallery Books, collected in 2016).

Point of view:

Review: Switchblade Issue 10 (reviewed by Matthew X. Gomez).

Review: Switchblade: Stiletto Heeled (reviewed by Kevin R. Tipple).

New releases, old releases:

Me Too Short Stories: An Anthology (ed. Elizabeth Zelvin, 2019).

Troubled Daughters, Twisted Wives: Stories from the Trailblazers of Domestic Suspense (ed. Sarah Weinman, 2013).

Tricks of the Trade:

Interviews with the editors of Tough and The Strand Magazine, here and here (as also posted on the SMFS blog).

Free Reads:

All the latest free-to-read flash fiction from Mystery Tribune.

Check my shorts, please:

My suspense story “Nobody’s Safe” is free to read at crime ‘zine Tough.

Thanks for visiting.

Peter DiChellis