It seemed appropriate to ring in the new year with a new writer. Aaron Fox-Lerner is building a name for himself with stories in Thuglit and Crime Factory. Here, in this short piece from Akashic’s Mondays Are Murder series, he gives us this slow-burn thriller with just a touch of the Twilight Zone.
“Right when I thought things were getting better, the stranger showed up. Every day, I could see him across the street, staring into the shop. And with the stranger came a series of incidents that grew increasingly serious…”