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An Unequivocal Rave for Roachkiller

Roachkiller and Other Stories received a great review in the latest issue of Crime Factory. Thanks to them and to Eva Dolan for her generous review. Here’s an excerpt: Narvaez has a poet’s delight in phrasing and writes with an … Continue reading

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“Roachkiller” Review

Many, many thanks to Terrence McCauley for his very kind words in his review of Roachkiller and Other Stories. Here is an excerpt: “It’s an impressive group of entertaining and deep short stories that aren’t your typical crime fare. His … Continue reading

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At KGB, Reading from “Hurricane”/”Juracán”

It was a dark and stormy night . . . when I read at KGB Bar in Manhattan, along with the great writers Kira Peikoff (Living Proof), Sheila York (A Good Knife’s Work), and Bruce DeSilva (Rogue Island), as part … Continue reading

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How I Came to Write This Story: “Zinger” from “Roachkiller and Other Stories”

I guest-posted this today on Patricia Abbott’s loverly blog. WAY BACK IN THE 20TH CENTURY, I had a freelance job writing web site reviews, and I came across a contest for Best Hollywood Movie Pitch. Looking at previous winners, it … Continue reading

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Say, What’s the Idea?

Here’s my opening business during the “Where Do You Get Your (Criminal) Ideas?” panel at the New York Public Library on April 3. I moderated the panel, which included writers Chris “Rhymes with Beer Stein” Grabenstein, Alison “Exclamation Point Enthusiast” … Continue reading

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Hurricane Coming!

Look for the ebook single of my short story “Hurricane.” The story appears in Roachkiller and Other Stories, but you can get the short story if you want a taste of that anthology. Here’s the press release copy: A luckless … Continue reading

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Roachkiller Lives!

My ebook collection of short stories Roachkiller and Other Stories is now available on Amazon Kindle, B&N Nook, the iBookstore (epub), Smashwords (all formats), and Kobo (epub). An individual story, “Hurricane” (Anglicized from “Juracán”) is also available. Get it! Get … Continue reading

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