Weekly links to what’s fresh, what’s famous, and what’s fiendish in short mystery and crime fiction.
Colonel Ortega leaned forward. “Why not go over to Al Masoni’s bar and fill yourself with good liquor and blow your brains out?” From “The Road to Carmichael’s” by Richard Wormser (in The Big Book of Reel Murders: Stories That Inspired Great Crime Films, ed. Penzler. Vintage Crime/Black Lizard, 2019.)
Point of view:
New releases, old releases:
Detective Mysteries Short Stories (February 2020. Available for pre-order.)
Nothing That Meets the Eye: The Uncollected Stories of Patricia Highsmith (Collected in 2002.)
Tricks of the Trade:
“Mad Dog” by Stephen D. Rogers at All Due Respect.
Check my shorts, please:
My crime-suspense story “Murderous Lies” is a free-to-listen podcast from King’s River Life Magazine. The story was originally published in Suspense Magazine in 2013.
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