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Crime-On-Crime Review Series One: Lamentation, by Joe Clifford

In my new bi-monthly Crime-On-Crime Review Series, I share and review books I’ve read recently that I enjoyed. With so much noise out on the market, it can be tough for the casual reader to find some of the amazing work that is out there in the ether. 446 more words

Do Me a Favour--Drop Dead: James Hadley Chase (1976)

Again as if we were planning to drown a cat. No emotion, no nothing. Once more the cold dead finger went up my spine.” 1,269 more words


The Double

Hello! We’re back to posting short fiction, which is our main purpose. We seek to present stories that are readable, compelling, and well-written. We have one! 121 more words

Short Stories

Sunshine Noir: Miami Blues

Charles Willeford is a master at balancing the absurd with raw-knuckled humor and a sunburned grittiness. There’s a well-worn wit that enlightens his prose, and his mastery comes in the movement of the narrative. 187 more words

Noir Fiction