The stories in this fifth collection from Plan B Magazine occur at the intersection of the familiar and the strange, the rise of the unexpected and the twist in the road. Let’s take a journey to the unknown.
Table of Contents:
"Honeymoon Sweet" by Craig Faustus Buck
"Broad Daylight" by Eve Fisher
"This Land of the Strange" by Math Bird
"Please Wait" by Robert Dawson
"Fill In The Blanks" by Stephen D. Rogers
"The Double Iron Cross" by William E. Wallace
"Red Bait" by Edd Vick & Manny Frishberg
"Broken Hearts" by Laird Long
"Intimate Knowledge" by Suzanne Baginskie
"The Asshat Fund" by Todd Morr
"Mysterious Private Investigations" by Peter DiChellis
"Coffee and Killings" by Simon Maltman
"The Good Neighbor" by Lawrence Buentello
These stories are as varied as they are excellent — there are light-hearted tales to make you smile, literary pieces that challenge the definition of crime writing, and realistic portraits of difficult and disturbing decisions. Whatever your tastes, I’m sure you’ll find something to enjoy here and maybe something to surprise you.
In 2010, The Killer Wore Cranberry showed how funny murder and food could be.
In 2012, Untreed Reads presented a new installment of the worldwide, bestselling anthology (The Killer Wore Cranberry: A Second Helping) proving that this was a hilarious mystery anthology with legs. Drumsticks, to be exact.
It’s 2013 and Killer is back with all new crimes, all new capers and all new laughs that are guaranteed to make you forget the in-laws at this year’s holiday gathering.
Join all of these fantastic authors as they make your Thanksgiving holiday murderous and fill you with laughter: Barbara Metzger, Mary Mackey, Toni Goodyear, Barb Goffman, Herschel Cozine, Lesley A. Diehl, Big Jim Williams, Elizabeth Hosang, Randall DeWitt, Sharon Daynard, Sarafina Gravagno, Laird Long, Rhett Shepard, Warren Bull, Lee Hammerschmidt and Mary Patterson Thornburg.
This year Killer is also introducing great recipes from vegan cookbook author Lisa Wagner to accompany the stories. After all, you can’t have murder and humor on an empty stomach!
So loosen your belt, push out from the table a bit and get ready to devour some of the funniest crimes you’ll ever experience at a Thanksgiving table. There’s always Room for Thirds!