Author Bruce Krajewski reached out to me asking me to look at his story published on Akashic’s Mondays Are Murder. I’m glad he did. In under 750 words he gives us two vivid characters and one hell of a great twist. I look forward seeing more of his work. Enjoy.
I asked Shotgun Honey founder and editor Chris Irvin if the site had published a good Thanksgiving story and he suggested this tale of neighbors during the holidays, told through a police confession. You can be thankful for not living in this neighborhood.
It’s always great to find another crime fiction author from Australia. Whether it be Garry Disher’s cops and criminals, Peter Corris’ Cliff Hardy, or Peter Temple’s heady noir tales. So it was great to discover this very Land Down Under take on committing the perfect murder by JJ Munro at Akashic’s Mondays Are Murder site.
With Boston authors Edwin Hill and Scott Von Doriak coming this Saturday, we found a bean town crime tale from Akashic’s Mondays Are Murder site. Here, author Frank Possemato describes the most dramatic moment of a hood’s life in one paragraph.
Shotgun Honey, the flash crime fiction site always comes through when looking for inventive tales of crime and murder. It recently showcased this experimental story from Matthew Iden featuring a bullet who explains himself to his victim.
Terrance McCauley is one of those authors that have been writing for close to a decade and delivering solid genre writing. He has a western coming out in September and his period detective thriller, The Fairfax Incident, has gotten great reviews, In this piece published in Shotgun Honey, he gives us a unique idea for a career decision.
Gabino Ingesias is one of our rising talents in the Austin crime fiction scene. He blends his Latin culture with a dead on understanding of where his protagonists are coming from to deliver a muscular, gritty style of writing that holds a dark humanity to it. A perfect example is this nasty little piece recently published in Shotgun Honey.