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Monday's Musing: Published again...

Hi all…we’re happy dancin’ yet again…

So that week went by real fast and to show for it, got another noir, crime fiction flash story picked up and published!! 278 more words

Ciarfella's Fiction Corner

'Woman No. 17' by Edan Lepucki

Woman No. 17 by Edan Lepucki is a novel about nothing more complicated than identity. Told from dual perspectives, Lepucki tears readers back and forth between two opposing yet coexisting worlds. 633 more words

Book Review

Galveston, a novel by Nic Pizzolatto; Scribner, 2010; Noir

A long time ago, back in the 40s and the 50s, Jim Thompson eked out a living writing about psychopathic sheriffs, hit men, treacherous women and…more hit men. 1,035 more words

Crime Fiction

Noir Star

“The streets were dark with something more than night.” – Raymond Chandler, The Simple Art of Murder

“As the song wound down and the piano player intoned  3,554 more words


ONE OF US By Iain Rowan

Another North East talent, a must-read. This is a book that managed to take the ordinary, and in a slow, cushioned manner, in deliberately simple language, turn it into something exciting and unusual. 186 more words

Book Review

Chapter 3

Chapter 3


A bat flew in with those two gangsters.  Dammit. 

 “Shut the door.” I said. 

Louie was taken aback.  He pushed the door back in place & tried to press the broken chunks of wood from the dooorjam in place.  369 more words

Noir Fiction

New Short now available!!

Been awhile friends.

The last few months of 2017 weren’t all that kind to your old pal. The TL;DR version is this: Lousy gig, terrible holidays, DEPRESSION, and a general sense of low self-worth. 488 more words