"The universe is made of stories, not of atoms."
—Muriel Rukeyser

Dennis Palumbo's short story, "Blood Lines," appears in a new anthology of mysteries called DESTINATION: MURDER.

It's a collection of puzzling, suspenseful stories set in locales all over the world.

His contribution, originally published in THE STRAND Magazine, takes place in the jungles of Central America, with a brief side-trip to a monastery in Italy.

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William Diehl’s Seven Ways to Die ‪FREE‬ August 17 - 21!

Manhattan Murders ... by the book! From the New York Times bestselling author of PRIMAL FEAR and SHARKY'S MACHINE -- From the Nez Perce Indian reservation in Idaho to New York's Central Park is a straight line right through to Bill Diehl's last and most intriguing lead character, Micah Cody.

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Library Journal's Pick of the Month! Noire's Stone Cold Liar!

minklarueOrangeReviewStar Defending Your Castle | African American Fiction (And More!)Noire. Stone Cold Liar: The Misadventures of Mink LaRue. Dafina: Kensington.
Noire (Dirty Rotten Liar; Red Hot Liar) once again makes it a pleasure to spend time with that sneaky Mink LaRue, now living in Texas but still Harlem to the bone. Pay no mind to that apprehensive feeling this series might be growing stale. Noire keeps things moving by grabbing our attention in the first paragraph: “Me and Big Suge got buck-naked and alligator-wrestled around in his big ol’ bed.” From that you-go-girl tryst we’re off and running and nobody has sass like Mink who calls herself “Harlem’s number one stunna.” She just might be all that as she has the entire Dominion clan and their wealth on lock. Of course there’s trouble all over the Texas prairie including kidnapping, torture, revenge, harsh beat downs (both male and female), and smoking weed but not for medicinal purposes. Buckle yourselves in. This is one wild ride. VERDICT Noire has created one of the liveliest urban fiction series headed by a most memorable protagonist. Fans will get a hoot out of the biting insults and dark humor marking practically every page. This is a no-brainer purchase. If you haven’t already done so, collect the whole set.

Jerry Amernic Author of The Last Witness on Voice of Israel!

VOI's Judy Lash Balint hears from author Jerry Amernic on 'The Last Witness,' the book he wrote to counteract ignorance about WWII.
Amernic, a Canadian journalist, interviewed college students and discovered they knew nothing about the Holocaust or WWII. He explains why he thinks his novel about the last living Holocaust survivor may help preserve this important historical memory.

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