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  • happy to help short story mystery weekly magazine carl robinette daisy belle Happy To Help Daisy Belle is back in her latest ill-advised adventure. This time she’s helping her friend Ray whether he likes it or not. Get ready for a murderer, a stalker, exotic pastries and a car chase. 
  • vertical blind short story carl robinette every day fiction online Vertical Blind When police detectives come knocking at his door, the narrator of “Vertical Blind” finds out a shouting match he heard the previous night coming from a nearby alley was the sound of a woman screaming for her life and not the usual everyday drunks he is used to. The fight he heard that night had been a fight to the death.
  • carl robinette short story every day flash fiction the night crew The Night Crew In this story a man is attempting to rise out of his deepening sense of alienation from the world when he finds a baby abandoned on the frozen food aisle in a supermarket shopping cart. “The Night Crew” was originally published by Every Day Fiction
  • carl robinette bystander boondoggle fiction mystery weekly magazine crim Bystander Boondoggle “Bystander Boondoggle” was  originally published in Mystery Weekly Magazine. This story’s protagonist is down on his luck and just wants to enjoy a quiet holiday alone in his shack, but his plans are thwarted by murder, intrigue and romance. Pull up a slice of pie, kick your shoes off and enjoy this short Thanksgiving story. “Bystander Boondoggle.” Get the issue of Mystery Weekly Magazine.
  • Carl Robinette Nothing Doing Fiction Online Noir Pulp Crime Fiction - Mystery Weekly Magazine Nothing Doing In “Nothing Doing,” a booze-fueled, windmill-tilting  Daisy Belle is armed with nothing but brass knuckles and a misled sense of justice as she gets to the bottom of nothing, and leaves a trail of blood and teeth in her wake. Hold on to your drink and watch Daisy unzip the criminal underbelly of Southern California.
  • carl robinette crime fiction online flash luck & retribution free fiction online - fade Luck & Retribution A man is marked for assassination but his advanced-stage cancer will kill him within days. The hitman hired to take out the dying man will have to decide whether to see his job through or let nature take its course.
  • carl robinette los pinos county hank garnier fiction online hard boiled mystery online fiction Los Pinos Series The Los Pinos Series, featured in Ellery Queen Mystery Magazine, is a rural-noir story following the life and death struggles of a young man in 1960s California as the world in which he grew up changes rapidly around him.
  • baby idiots short stories series hero carl robinette Baby Idiots Series “Laugh out loud funny.” Joe Clifford. This nameless narrator is surrounded by Baby Idiots, not to mention the voices in his head. Read his misadventures as he attempts to navigate the criminal under belly of society… or something.
  • High Fever This flash fiction story, originally published by Shotgun Honey follows a woman who just has to walk a few miles, across a well-guarded boarder. She doesn’t know where her son is. She doesn’t know if she’ll make it. She has to make it. Written by Carl Robinette.
  • quickie short story carl robinette flash fiction Quickie This flash fiction story, originally published by, Shotgun Honey, tells the story of a young woman in a crisis of self reflection who must face down an armed robber at a convenience store. Written by Carl Robinette.