The Hard Rise

“The Hard Rise” by Carl Robinette is a short story, originally published in Ellery Queen Mystery Magazine. Grave robbers? Drug dealers? Smugglers? When Hank Garnier returns home from war to find Los Pinos County scorched by wild fire, he stumbles upon a two men up to no good in dry creek bed at night. Hank…

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The Hard Type

They say Hank Garnier is an old soul, but as a 14-year-old boy Hank doesn’t know what that means.  When a gang of bikers rumbles through Los Pinos County on wild fury, Hank Garnier will find his courage and his manhood tested for the first time. The Hard Type is Hank Garnier’s and Carl Robnette’s…

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