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Rebranding A Dog’s Purpose

“The crowd that showed up could have come together only in a place like Charleston. And could have only my uncle as the common denominator. The owner of a million-dollar beach front house traded vodka shots with a man from Brother Thomas’s congregation in the projects. Three Folly Beach surfers cornered several state legislators and … Continue reading

Hey Hey! Ho Ho! Sexism, Misogyny and Rape Has Got To Go!

“I kissed him back, releasing myself momentarily to a world without words. Ironic really, since it had been words that had begun it all. Words that stung, words that killed, words that destroyed. Regardless of how good it felt just now to have lips on mine, keeping them still, I wasn’t going to underestimate the … Continue reading

The Truth Is Out There

Collection of stories in the heart of 1950’s South/North Side Chicago where an all proper and by the book Detective Lieutenant Andrew Brooke tends to find himself in partnership with the freewheeling renegade Private Investigator Frank Lydecker. Together they form a formidable team that tackles the issue of solving complex murder mysteries. Some are hot, … Continue reading

M’m! M’m! Good

SUMMARY “A Baker’s Dozen: 13 Tales of Murder and More” is a compilation of short stories created over 30 years, written by a former journalist and including contributions by her mother, a professional proofreader. From murder in the mountains of Tennessee to the adventures of an all-woman air conditioning repair crew in Northern Virginia, a … Continue reading

March Of The Incorruptibles

“Kafkaesque is when you enter a surreal world in which all you control begins to fall to pieces and you find yourself battling a force that does not lend itself to the way you perceive the world. You don’t give up, you don’t lay down and die. What you do is struggle with whatever strength … Continue reading

If I Were A Wealthy Homicidal Maniac Where Would I Be?

“Life is revealed through experience, the canyon had whispered to him. Not seen through a screen, or read about, or talked about. Experienced.¬†And his entire life was a step away from experience; he was on the other side of the glass looking out; on the other side of the TV screen looking in.” In an … Continue reading

A Whirling Dervish Across State Lines and Legal Jurisdictions

Summary Western Roads is Michael Walsh’s semiautobiographical tale of wanderlust, friendship, and murder. The story follows Walsh and his confederate, Othello Bolen, who flee Minneapolis after a violent incident in St. Paul. They meet a few years later in California and boil toward the climactic finish. The work is experimental, urgent; hot as a bebop … Continue reading

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