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FICTION: Doire by Angel Luis Colon

July 29, 2016
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I’ve made a lot of dumb decisions in my life. Case in point: I’m lying in wait on a deer stand about twenty feet up a chestnut oak in the middle of Nowheresville, Kentucky, with a major crick in my neck from holding this rifle so long. I’m here to shoot some rich redneck...

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Written Off by E.J. Copperman — Review

July 26, 2016
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This first in a new series by E.J. Copperman opens with the last two pages in the newest book by protagonist author Rachel Goldman, which is to be the fifth in her fictional Duffy Madison series. Duffy is the consultant to the county prosecutor’s...

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A HOT NIGHT IN DC – NOIR AT THE BAR

July 21, 2016
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A HOT NIGHT IN DC – NOIR AT THE BAR

On a weekend where the heat indexes crept into the 100s across the mid-Atlantic, no place was hotter than Washington DC’s Wonderland Ballroom, the site of author and reviewer E.A. Aymar’s third Noir at the Bar.

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FICTION: Anonymous by Alicia De La Rosa-Millard

July 18, 2016
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The first time she noticed you was the day you were ambling through the mall. You didn’t notice her and you should have. She had just ended her previous...

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Western Wednesday: .44 by H.A. DeRosso (1953)

July 20, 2016
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Western Wednesday: .44 by H.A. DeRosso (1953)

.44 is one of those westerns that gets talked about in some crime fiction circles and is something of a cult classic. It is often described as being a...

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Pimp by Ken Bruen and Jason Starr — Review

June 18, 2016
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After a long lull, Ken Bruen and Jason Starr turned their attention to another Max Fisher novel, and it was well worth the wait. “Pimp” is not only a...

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