“Number please?” “I’d like to make a collect call to a solo register.” “What’s the name? “Samizdat Zellner. In Chicago.” “Pass phrase, please.” “I’ll be back.” Nio heard sounds of frantic typing. “Hold please.” After […]
04Oct 14:37 I sat in the car on the side of the road for a good fifteen or twenty minutes. The Cormacks’ teenage daughter was flirting loudly with a neighborhood boy on the leaf-covered front […]
The neighborhood dated from the previous century. There was hardly a curb. Deep green lawns sat nearly level with the street. There were no fences. Each yard blended into the next. The Arneson house was […]
I wasn’t satisfied with my covers for FEAST OF SHADOWS, so I went back to the drawing board. I think it was worth it. Part 1 (with the old cover still) is available here.
Ferenc Pinter (1931 – 2008) was an Italian painter and illustrator. He was born in Liguria to a Hungarian father and Italian mother. His name was spelled Pintér Ferenc in Hungarian and he signed most […]
01Oct I could tell it was serious by the tone of her voice. Lieutenant Miller called me to her office where Craig Hammond, my old partner, was waiting in one of the chairs. His block […]
In classical Western myth, the labyrinth, in which the Minotaur stalked, is symbolic of the universe, of the search for God, or our psyches, while the Minotaur himself — half man, half bull — is […]