Fred started the motor but didn’t put the car in gear right away. “It won’t happen here, Marcia. I believe in Leacock. And Leacock understands. He knows I can’t take on the job and do it halfway.”
A crime novella originally published in the May, 1960 issue of Mike Shayne Mystery Magazine.
This digital edition includes the PDF, EPUB and MOBI (Kindle) versions of... [click here for more]
Murder -- it's one of the staples of mystery fiction. One of the unwritten rules of the mystery novel is to start your murder in the first chapter...and on the first page, if possible!
Collected here are 22 tales of murder. Some are fiendish. ("The Doorbell" is especially chilling.) Some are exotic. (Egyptian mummy murder? You bet!) Some take place in far-off locations. (The Canadian woods? At sea?... [click here for more]
Big Bull Benson, the hotel and bar owner who first appeared in Spurlark's novel GOOD GIRLS DON'T GET MURDERED, returns in a brand-new novella. Mob boss Troy Calini doesn't exactly have the best reputation in Chicago, but when his own daughter suspects him of killing her boyfriend Calini is determined to prove to her that his hands are clean. Enter Big Bull Benson. Although Bull and Calini haven't... [click here for more]