At a loose end, gentleman-swindler Mr Collin is drawn into spending an evening in Hamburg's underworld by a Russian Grand Duke in disguise - but his new friend delights in sailing close to the wind. From the elegant night club Papillon de Nuit to an illegal gambling den, can Mr Collin keep their necks and their pocketbooks intact? Frank Heller was the pseudonym of Gunnar Serner, who was the first... [click here for more]
Judgment Day & Other White Lies is a short fiction collection that deconstructs whiteness by retelling versions of Greek, Roman, and Christian myths, concepts, and characters through a contemporary lens that reads whiteness into history as a force of destruction for white characters (in addition to those they oppress).
From an alternative biblical Genesis about apes having... [click here for more]
When a counterfeiting ring rocks London, the trail leads to a curiosity shop and a professor offering a treatment for 'absent-minded gentlemen' - but can Detective Kenyon get to the bottom of the clever scheme? A FREE Scandinavian Mystery Classic short story! ... [click here for more]
In this classic golden age short story, a shipping case disappears - but this is a case containing £100,000 in gold bullion, sealed with the seal of the Bank of England and shipped in the custody of a trustworthy captain. How can it vanish from on board a ship? Frank Heller was the pseudonym of Gunnar Serner, who was the first internationally famous Swedish crime writer. The son of a clergyman,... [click here for more]
It's Thanksgiving Day and Josh Katzen finds himself just off the coast of Turkey aboard the Diogenes, the converted minesweeper used as a dive platform for underwater archaeology. All is not well in the kitchen because the Turkish cook couldn't find pecans for the pecan pie. Trying to escape the volatile kitchen atmosphere, Josh hitches a ride into the city of Bodrum in search of a peaceful breakfast... [click here for more]
In my collection The New Death and others, I published several poems which were based on public domain fantasy stories.
I thought some people might be interested in reading the original stories. This free ebook brings them together in a single document. ... [click here for more]