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The Case for Short Crime Fiction?

I’ve always loved writing short stories. Like a lot of authors, I find the shorter form makes it more challenging to capture a full story arc, and the economy of language required develops strong habits at the sentence level, meaning it improves my writing and editing skills. 1,125 more words

William Lashner: A Filthy Business

A writer & a psychopath

Walk into a bar

A man who searches may find himself, but won’t necessarily like the result.

Phil Kubiak is a fixer on the wrong side of the law. 73 more words

Murder In Common

Book Review: Theatrics by Neil Gibson and Leonardo Gonzalez (9780995721906)

“You need to act like a killer, so people will treat you like one.”

It is New York, 1920, and Archibald “Archie” Brown aka Rudy Burns aka the Barbarian Count is a former leading Broadway actor who is attacked in an alley resulting in disfigurement, ending his career and his relationship with Stephanie.

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Book Reviews

Review of 2017: June Lorraine Roberts

Our penultimate 2017 reviewer is the lovely June Lorraine Roberts. 

Tomorrow is my annual review so I’d just like to thank all of the participants who’ve given their precious time and shared their experiences with us.  212 more words


June Lorraine Roberts reblogged this on Murder in Common and commented:

The 'Amazing Brit" Vic Watson has kindly allowed me the last word prior to her 2017 Annual Review

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Then out of the corner of his eye Frank saw Nikki go behind the bar. 1,384 more words

Adult Fiction

Ron Corbett: Ragged Lake


Like a fire gone to ground, Ragged Lake is slow and steady. For those who like their crime fiction dark, it’s well worth the immersion. 106 more words

Murder In Common