Killer App: Short Fiction by Nikhil Iyengar

Nikhil Iyengar has lived and worked in Asia, Europe and the US. His science-fiction short film ‘Borrowed Time’ (Writer/Director) was screened at the New York MIAAC film festival. He was a Top 5 winner of last year’s Avex Digital International short film contest, and a finalist at this year’s Austin Film Festival Pitch Competition. He…

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Short Fiction: “Who is Bringing the Ravioli?” By Joan Leotta

Joan Leotta is a poet, performer and writer of both fiction and non-fiction books. As a long-time resident of Washington D.C. suburbs, she authored various historical books including a history of Massachusetts (Scholastic) and a guide to the Shenandoah Valley in Virginia (Norton). After moving to North Carolina, she developed a new fiction series titled…

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Thief By Kristy Gherlone

Kristy Gherlone is the New Hampshire author of The History Lottery, Twelve Urns, Innate Tendencies, and various short stories. Her latest novel, Innate Tendencies, is the story of an average teenager named Amelia Shelby whose is stunned when she’s offered an internship to a prestigious science center and a full scholarship but soon learns that…

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Family Man By Patricia Dusenbury

As an economist, Patricia Dusenbury produced many dry reports. Now, she hopes to atone by writing mysteries that people read for pleasure. Her first book, A Perfect Victim was named 2015’s best ebook mystery by the Electronic Publishing Industry Coalition. Secrets, Lies & Homicide was a 2016 EPIC finalist. A House of Her Own is…

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The Aluminium Dagger By Richard Austin Freeman

The author behind The Aluminium Dagger, Richard Austin Freeman or in some circles R. Austin Freeman, is one of the most celebrated crime writers of the early 20th century and the brain who created the character of Dr. John Thorndyke. Freeman (1862 – 1946) denied the notion that his creation was a detective. Instead he believed…

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Pride By Eric J. Gates

Eric J. Gates has had a curious life filled with the stuff of thriller novels. Writing Operating Systems for Supercomputers, cracking cryptographic codes under extreme pressure using only paper and pen and teaching cyberwarfare to spies are just a few of the moments he’s willing to recall publicly. As a consultant, he traveled extensively worldwide and…

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Nice Guys Finish Last By JC Andrijeski

JC Andrijeski is a USA Today bestselling author of paranormal mystery & supernatural suspense, often with a metaphysical bent. She’s lived all over the United States as well as parts of Europe, Australia and Asia, and has a background in journalism and political history. She currently lives and writes full-time in Bangkok, Thailand, where she has a beautiful…

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The Cellmate By Crystal Arbogast

Crystal Arbogast was born and raised in the Appalachian area of Southwest Virginia. As a child, she listened to the stories the men and women of her family would tell, most of them surrounding old or long dead members of the family. This short story (The Cellmate), in particular, tells the story of a night her…

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The Brass Teapot By Tim Macy

Tim Macy has been published by Silent Voices and Reed Magazine and has written plays which have gone on to be read/produced in New York City, Washington D.C. and Lawrence, KS. This short story which is titled “The Brass Teapot”,  was the inspiration for a 2013 American film directed by Ramaa Mosley. The movie’s script…

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The Case of The Lower Case Letter By Jack Delany

Jack Delany lives in New York City with his wife and pet rabbit.  Apart from short stories, he writes film scripts, winning several film festival prizes, and comedy sketches at New York’s leading comedy club. He has worked as a hop picker, a film music composer and an investigator of financial crime and writes in…

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The Tragedy At Brookbend Cottage By Ernest Bramah

Ernest Bramah (1868 – 1942), was a prolific English author. Besides writing detective stories, he became inspiration for many leading figures in comedy and science fiction. He published 21 books and numerous short stories and features. His humorous works were ranked with Jerome K Jerome and W. W. Jacobs, his detective stories with Conan Doyle,…

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