Monthly Archives: March 2016

FICTION: With A Name by Michael McGlade

March 22, 2016
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I hadn’t seen Harry Ficco since he was popped in the nuts by a ginger midget. Vicious little bastard: the midget, not Ficco. Had it coming for what he did. Shouldn’t have slept with the midget’s wife. But Ficco wasn’t entirely to blame. A woman like that, boy can she turn a man. “I...

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And Sometimes I Wonder About You By Walter Mosley — Review

March 21, 2016
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Leonid Trotter McGill’s New York City office now officially answers its phone “McGill and Son detective agency,” a recent development. One of his sons, Twilliam (usually just “Twill”), is a new addition. His relationships with just about all his nearest and dearest being fraught with complexities: He hasn’t seen his father, Clarence, the charismatic...

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Johnny Shaw Talks About His New Novel, Floodgate

March 14, 2016
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1. How do you feel FLOODGATE is a departure from your past novels? While FLOODGATE is still very much a crime novel, it marks a lot of firsts for me as a novelist. One of the most noticeable ones is that it isn’t set in the desert southwest where my first three books were...

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FICTION: A Shortage of Things to Say by Albert Tucher

March 1, 2016
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“Interesting,” said the fisherman. “How is it interesting?” said Coutinho. It struck him as anything but. “You could say that’s the southernmost dead man in the United States.” Coutinho got the joke. No one who drove through the nearby town of Na’alehu could miss the signs in every window: “The Southernmost Restaurant in the...

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