Reverse-Gentrification of the Literary World

Akashic Books

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Tag: Mondays Are Murder

“Gumshoe” by BAM

Bullets zoomed past him in every direction. Detective Crosby ducked behind a barrel in an alleyway near the warehouse. He crouched low—his pistol gripped tight . . .

“Tired Night” by Sabbir Samdani

The pain was an explosion of red at the base of his skull. His mouth was bitter, like burnt coal. Ernesto Dela Cruz slowly opened his eyes. He had to, he wasn’t dead. Yet . . .

“Overheated” by John Jeremiah

I was seventeen in 1965. The “Sally Bumps” gang hung out at Vinny’s Bar. Their main racket was stealing copper from the telephone company . . .