Lester Calvin isn’t your typical detective. He knows cigars, he knows Tampa, but mostly, he knows people who can help solve problems. As he likes to put it, he’s “a guy, who knows a guy.” But when a beautiful woman walks in and drops a load of cash into his lap for doing absolutely nothing, he lands into a world of trouble, that even his connections might not be able to get... [click here for more]
Not all detectives are heroes.And when the dead can't defend themselves, help comes from the most unlikely sources.
It might be from P.I.s with offices in unusually high places (“Heaven Knows”). It might come from shapeshifters in love (“Stakes & Adders”). Hell, it could even come from...you’ve guessed it, Hell. (“667, Evil and Then Some”).... [click here for more]
Sometimes, wishing someone dead is not enough.Sometimes, you need to make it happen.Always, there’s someone there to make you pay. From one of the best mystery short story writers of her generation comes this sparkling collection of ten chillers and thrillers, where justice takes many forms. Whether you’re a witch (“A Taste for Burning”), a soldier... [click here for more]
One minute Nobilor was leaning into the bend. The next the chariot was flying through space. Down. And down. And down… When a consignment of gold goes missing near the Federation’s flagship posting station, Lysander can think of no better person to investigate than Iliona. The High Priestess of a river god paying homage at the Lake of Light is the perfect cover. But when... [click here for more]