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"Cons, Dames, & G-Men" An Anthology Part 3

The third story in the Cons, Dames & G-Men” anthology is Dark at the Top of the Stairs by Elizabeth Horton-Newton. Here is a review of this short story from author Neil Douglas Newton. 443 more words

Book Review

Trouble Is My Business by Raymond Chandler

Sometimes you just need to get back to basics. Broads, bourbon, gats and gams. And so, in quick need of a good read to keep the roll going, I jumped into this series of short stories with Chandler’s favorite private eye, Phillip Marlowe. 286 more words

Book Blogs

L.A. Confidential

James Ellroy writes brutal crime-noir thrillers set in 1950’s Los Angeles. Dramatic, savage, soaked in gore and lust and slang, Ellroy’s books are both grimy realistic and flights of pure mythology. 386 more words

The Lassiter Decade Competition

Dear Readers,

To mark the 10th Anniversary of Craig McDonald’s Hector Lassiter series, we are running a competition in which

the authors of the best three reviews of a Hector Lassiter book… 80 more words

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Barbara Nickless: Blood on the Tracks

Broken Souls

Little Comfort

Special Agent Sydney Rose Parnell has done her time in Iraq. Her role, pick up the pieces of dead soldiers for Mortuary Affairs. 151 more words

Murder In Common

Dead Low Winter—Chapter 8, Excerpt 2

In late January of 1978, with football season over and hopeful Christmas tree lights throughout the vast northern winter darkness switched off in defeat, full-time cabdriver, sometime card shark Keith Waverly witnesses the violent abduction of a local street hustler. 416 more words

Adult Fiction

Addict (The Cassie Tam Files #1) - World Building Article on Love Bytes Reviews

Today’s blog tour stop is over on Love Bytes Reviews and features another article on world building, this time dealing with the rise of internet businesses in Cassie Tam’s world. Check it out HERE

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