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Black Ink: An Ace Solver Mystery: Part I

The grey rain pelted the asphalt outside of my office building like a secretary mindlessly hitting her keyboard. It was miserable afternoon- the kind of afternoon where the water doesn’t wash you clean- it just lets the nasty stuff bubble to the surface. 1,093 more words

Ace Solver

Chapter 6: Dead (Part 6)

Eden tugged at the sides of the outfit and a cloud of dust fell to the ground. “I’m surprised these are still intact. You sure I have to wear this?” 1,120 more words


PRIVATE HELL '36 (1954)

So far on this journey through noir, the meanest crooked cops I’ve come across are featured in Where the Sidewalk Ends and The Prowler. Hell, the latter is going to be nearly impossible to beat. 391 more words

Movie Reviews

Poem #16.... Noir (Daily Poems-NPM)

“What do you want from me?”
The simple question is posed
In expectancy of a grandeur answer.
Her cigarette is placed strategically
Against the ashtray… 217 more words


The Long Goodbye

Raymond Chandler’s The Long Goodbye was my first dive into noir, but it was immediately familiar to me. I grew up with all kinds of pop culture references to old school gangsters and private detectives. 169 more words


Made It To The Ranch

“The truth is you don’t know what is going to happen tomorrow. Life is a crazy ride, and nothing is guaranteed.” -by Eminem-

Journal sketch, by Abe Quilling Art, of Alex Henrikson… 42 more words