This week’s links to what’s fresh, what’s famous, and what’s fiendish in short mystery and crime fiction.
That evening, shortly after eight, the invisible killer claimed his fourth victim. From “The Problem of the Boston Common” by Edward D. Hoch (in More Things Impossible, The Second Casebook of Dr. Sam Hawthorne, Crippen & Landru, collected in 2006.)
Point of view:
Reviews: Over four dozen Edward D. Hoch impossible crime stories in four different collections (including the collection featured above)—See the Point of View section in Short walk #30.
New releases, old releases:
The latest issue of Mystery Weekly Magazine (May 2020).
And on the Mystery Weekly website you can read free samples of new and old stories by clicking the links to Recent Published Stories. You can also sign up to have free stories emailed to you.
Tricks of the Trade:
A third generation cop offers real-world tips on avoiding glaring procedural mistakes in crime fiction.
All the latest free-to-read flash fiction from Mystery Tribune.
Check my shorts, please:
My humorous robbery whodunit “Listen Up” appeared at Flash Bang Mysteries.