Monthly Archives: July 2016

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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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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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 noir western. Loving a good dark story, So I went into it with fairly high hopes. It’s easy to see why so many crime folks...

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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 relationship and was ready to start a new one. You were strolling along with friends when one shoved you and you bumped into her. You...

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