As Coffin for Cash begins the almost 30-year-old U.S. Marshal Cash Laramie is in Cheyenne, Wyoming to see his boss, Chief U.S. Marshal Devon Penn. Also in his office is an attractive redhead by the name of Berenice Rohmer who is a family friend of Penn’s. Her brother has gone missing in the Dakota Territory…Continue
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Thuglit: Last Writes is the latest, and unfortunately, the last issue of Thuglit franchise. The final issue contains twelve quality stories that are very good in their own right as well as also honoring what has come before them.
After a very short introduction…Continue
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More than one actually, but this one is all mine. You may have heard of it......
Mind Slices: A Collection of New and Previously Published Stories—16 stories in fantasy, science fiction, mystery, suspense, and mainstream fiction, with some stories blending genres.…Continue
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This one blends a fantasy with a strong mystery angle....…Continue
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as we spin the review way back machine....…Continue
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Cameron Trost and Black Beacon Books invite you to the online launch of "The Tunnel Runner", a tale of urban adventure, social discontent, and psychological suspense. There will be competitions, sneak peeks, and details on the places and music that inspired the tunnel world.
Online Shop: http://trostlibrary.blogspot.com/p/the-tunnel-runner.html
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The second issue of Crime Syndicate Magazine proves that the first issue was not a fluke. Lightening does strike twice and it certainly did in this case. “Intense” and “edgy” are often over used clichés when applied to crime fiction, but they certainly apply here in several…Continue
Edited by Andrew MacRae, Black Coffee: Stories from the Noir Side of Town. While defining what noir means can be difficult as Andrew MacRae notes in the introduction, the decision was made to let the stories included in the anthology define it. While there is commonality in the 23 definitions, there is also …Continue
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SMFS Member Kaye George won a 2016 Killer Nashville Silver Falchion Award for MURDER ON WHEELS.
Nominated in the Best Fiction Short Story Anthology category and edited by Ramona DeFelice Long, Murder On Wheels…Continue
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As President of The Short Mystery Fiction Society I invite you to come be a part of things. Today on our SMFS Blog, those members nominated for Killer Nashville’s 2016 Silver Falchion Awards are recognized. Congrats to the nominees! …
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I first told you about The End of Everything by Megan Abbott a few years ago. Back in late September of 2011 to be exact. She has written a lot since and I have not been able to keep up. So keep reading her
and make sure you pick up this one too. Make sure you check out the rest of the reading…Continue
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There is a legend regarding the Wind River Canyon in Wyoming. The legend has several pieces including a piece involving a highway patrol officer by the name of Bobby Womack who had a complicated career tragically cut short in a fiery crash decades ago. It is a place where strange…Continue
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Gage Renshaw was supposed to be dead. At least that was what Sharon McCone and Hy Ripinsky had thought until his unwelcome appearance at the building in San Francisco. Why he is back now and what he wants isn’t clear, but the guy is certainly bad news and well known for his mind…Continue
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Today on the blog I review the anthology Black Coffee: Stories from the Noir Side of Town. Edited by Andrew MacRae, the read features 23 short stories. That means my review is a bit longer than usual today. So, go pour yourself another cup of your favorite beverage and then come take a…Continue
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Today Kaye George brings us word of a debut mystery and a new series. We also lean that Kaye has her wine with ice. Read “Monday With Kaye” to learn what she thought of Decanting a Murder by Nadine Nettmann.
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It is September of the year 2085 as Nanoman: Perfect Courage by Jack Rice begins. The United States of America no longer exists as the country has politically fractured into far smaller regions. What is left of the former USA calls itself the “United States of Freedom” and controls a chunk of the northeast as well…Continue
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