Posts Tagged ‘ crime fiction ’

FICTION: Short Change Heroes by Terrence P. McCauley

July 7, 2014
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CHAPTER 1 La Terminal, Guatemala City Present Day   The guardian who called himself Jose spotted the boy walking into the market. Jose was paid to spot thieves. He was paid even more to kill them. He watched the young man push his way through the jostling crowd of shoppers and sellers; every one...

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Fiction: MY NAME IS PRISCILLA by W.D. County

April 3, 2010
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My name is Priscilla and I am six years old. Not that I could tell anyone that, since I was born without vocal cords, but I can think it just fine. If I could talk, maybe things could have turned out differently. Tommy’s my brother. He’s four. He can talk. Mommy and Daddy thought...

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Fiction: CHEAP BASTARD by Hilary Davidson

March 29, 2010
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Don was between Grand Central and Greenwich when he heard the guy behind him jabbering into a cell phone. “I got till Friday to decide, but I’m gonna do it,” the young man’s voice cracked with excitement. “I’ll hafta work my ass off, but it’s gonna be worth it. You won’t believe what they’re...

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