Short walk #80

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

Short sample:

Robbing banks is a tough habit to break. From “You Owe Me” 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: The Department of Dead Ends (a collection of “inverted mysteries” by Roy Vickers. Collected in 1979, limited availability.)

New releases, old releases:

Down and Out the Magazine Volume 2, Issue 1 (November 2019).

The Best American Mystery Stories of the Century (2001).

Tricks of the Trade:

A short walk encore presentation—two Michael Bracken essays on selling stories, here and here.

Free Read:

“Lamb to the Slaughter” by Roald Dahl. (The classic crime story that became an Alfred Hitchcock Presents TV episode.)

Check my shorts, please:

My impossible crime You-Solve-It “Disappearing Diamonds” appears in the latest issue of Mystery Weekly Magazine (Solution in December issue).

Thanks for visiting.

Peter DiChellis