“The Story Of Andre Venge” by Alan Orloff is full of Sugar Mamas, Black Widows, and dishes best served cold.
“Hypnagogia” by Robert Lopresti: Kevin tells his dinner party guests about hypnogogia, a form of hallucination. One guest may be a little too interested …
‘Family Ties’ by Veronica Leigh: Sheriff Claire Williams is attending a funeral and is shocked when the coffin is accidentally dropped and pops open. There is a second body in with the deceased! She believes a crime was committed—possibly a murder—and sets out to prove it.
“Master Touch” by Brandon Barrows: The murder of an artist is serious, but not calamitous—unless a relative of the new Doge is a suspect.
“Raising Money” by R.T. Lawton: Danny and Jackson are trying out a new con scheme called Raising Money, which involves raising the denominations on existing currency. Ones turn into tens and tens turn into hundreds. All they need is a believer with extra cash.
“The Conservatory” by Linda Watkins: What do revenge, murder, and horticulture all have in common? Former NIA agent, Simon Biggs, is about to find out when he enters The Conservatory.
“No Nickel-And-Dime Theft,” a You-Solve-It by Bruce Harris: Can you help figure out the guilty party in this mystery of rare coins and twin suspects.
Cover Art By Robin Grenville Evans