True crime meets its equally bizarre match when dark fiction authors pair up with original illustrations from the Victorian tabloid The Illustrated Police News in Firbolg Publishing’s latest release, The Rogues Gallery: The Illustrated Police News, which includes my flash fiction piece “No Hard Feelings.”
Part V and Part VI explore the inexplicable—the long-dead popping up where they don’t belong, and the still-living doing things they most certainly shouldn’t be doing.
In “That Sweetest Urge,” by Miriam H. Harrison, one woman’s long-denied desire defies even the grave to find fulfillment in whatever form it can; far from hiding skeletons in the closet, a woman has entirely different plans for hers in Joshua Skye’s “In The Closet.”
When the owner’s away, the cat will play the most diabolical games unimaginable in “Because I Was Bored,” by Vince Liberato; in “Ominous Atonement,” by Blaze McRob, a man’s sacrifice may not be for what—or to whom—he initially intended; one man’s torment is another’s salvation in “The Hunting,” by Miriam H. Harrison—but only if those nails hold fast…
Click here to read these stories and many more in The Rogues Gallery: The Illustrated Police News!
More featured stories coming next week…
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