Weekly links to what’s fresh, what’s famous, and what’s fiendish in short mystery and crime fiction.
Not like the killers in the books he read, always neat and organized, no, he’d been down in the slime and spit and bloody snot, flailing with the targets, feeling the life wriggle out of some badass mothers. From “The Haze” by James W. Hall (in Bibliomysteries: Volume Two, ed. Otto Penzler. Pegasus Books 2018).
Point of view:
Review: From Sea to Stormy Sea: 17 Stories Inspired by Great American Paintings (at Criminal Element).
New releases, old releases:
Everybody Pays (by Andrew Vachss, collected in 1999).
Tricks of the Trade:
The new (Holiday) issue of Yellow Mama is live.
Check my shorts, please:
My crime-suspense story “They Die in Eight Minutes” first appeared, free to read, at Shotgun Honey in 2014.
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