This week’s links to what’s fresh, what’s famous, and what’s fiendish in short mystery and crime fiction.
Moe knew every crook in the game, never forgot a face or a gem and was the smoothest double-crosser in the business. From “Come and Get It” by Erle Stanley Gardner (in The Black Lizard Big Book of Black Mask Stories, ed. Otto Penzler. Vintage Crime/Black Lizard. Compiled in 2010). For a review see the Point of View section in Short walk #28.
Point of view
Review: Killer, Come Back To Me: The Crime Stories of Ray Bradbury is a collection that demonstrates the “imagination and creativity Bradbury brought to crime fiction.”
New releases, old releases
Fire in the Hole: Stories (collected in 2012) is a collection of Elmore Leonard stories, including tales featuring Marshalls Raylan Givens and Karen Sisco.
Tricks of the trade
All the latest free-to-read stories from Mystery Tribune.
Check my shorts, please
The Literary Hatchet reprinted my crime-horror story “Dead Ringer” (originally appeared in Kzine in 2018).
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