Online Issue 2

Click here "In (Bill and Fiona's) escape to freedom, which goes from New York City to Oklahoma to Cuba and back, they run into all sorts of oddball characters, including a freaky assassin in an Elvis costume and a foulmouthed octogenarian with a deep, dark secret." - Nick Kolakowski Check out our Q&A with Nick … Continue reading Online Issue 2

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Online Issue #1

Our first online issue is live now! Earl Javorksy, Gabino Iglesias, Andrew Nette, Tom Piccirilli, David Swinson, Alex Segura, James Sallis, Peter Watts, Stuart MacBride, Christine Mangan, Patricia Abbott, Joe R Lansdale and Kasey Lansdale, Dana King and more. What's the deal with online issues? Find out more here.  

Review: Tangerine by Christine Mangan

Review by Gloria Feit From the publisher:  "It’s about Alice Shipley and Lucy Mason, at one time the closest of friends, now wedged apart by a chilling secret.  They find themselves reunited in Morocco in 1956, where revolution is imminent, though it seems like the real warfare is between the two of them.  The dusty … Continue reading Review: Tangerine by Christine Mangan

Soundtrack Sunday: Down To No Good by Earl Javorsky

If readers were listening to music as they enjoyed your book, what song would be playing with the opening scene? Miles Davis All Blues. To get a sampling of the music that illustrates Javorsky's protagonist's emotional state click through to Youtube. Daniel Earl Javorsky was born in Berlin and immigrated to the US. He has … Continue reading Soundtrack Sunday: Down To No Good by Earl Javorsky

Patricia Abbott Talks About Bringing Sorrow in Short Stories

Patricia Abbott is the author of more than 125 stories that have appeared online, in print journals and in various anthologies. She is the author of two print novels CONCRETE ANGEL (2015) and SHOT IN DETROIT (2016)(Polis Books). CONCRETE ANGEL was nominated for an Anthony and Macavity Award in 2016. SHOT IN DETROIT was nominated … Continue reading Patricia Abbott Talks About Bringing Sorrow in Short Stories

Review: Terror is Our Business: Dana Roberts’ Casebook of Horrors

Terror is Our Business: Dana Roberts' Casebook of Horrors is a collection of short stories that follow the investigations of supernormal investigator Dana Roberts. The first stories in the collection were written by Joe R. Lansdale and use an external narrator to frame the stories. It's a simple but effective technique that draws the reader … Continue reading Review: Terror is Our Business: Dana Roberts’ Casebook of Horrors

Bad Samaritan: Dana King Takes Us Inside The Writing of Bad Samaritan

SR: First off, let's introduce Bad Samaritan to everyone. Can you give a short elevator pitch of what the book is about? DK: Chicago PI Nick Forte is asked to stop the harassing e-mails a woman author is receiving. Along the way he encounters a beautiful former prostitute from a previous case who has cleaned … Continue reading Bad Samaritan: Dana King Takes Us Inside The Writing of Bad Samaritan