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Alfred Hitchcock Mystery Magazine Nov/Dec 2018

Alfred Hitchcock Mystery Magazine Nov/Dec 2018Contents
Linda Landrigan: Meditations on Murder (introduction)
The Lineup
Max Gersh “The Week Before November”
Mark Lagasse: Scrambled Grafton (puzzle—solution on page 62))
Susan Thibadeau “The Furious Cat”
Sharon Hunt “The Keepers of All Sins”
Mysterious Photograph $25 fiction contest “An Apple a Day”
Elaine Viets “Mistress of the Mickey Finn” art by Ron Chironna
Michael Bracken “Going-Away Money”
Robert C. Hahn: Booked & Printed
S.L. Franklin “Manitoba Postmortem”
Julie Tollefson “Leah”
Robert Lopresti “A Bad Day for Algebra Tests” art by Kelly Denato
Martin Limón “Bite of the Dragon”
Arlene Fisher: Dying Words (acrostic puzzle)
Mitch Alderman “Fear of the Secular”
Albert Ashforth “Death of an Oligarch”
R.T. Lawton “Vet’s Day”
Joseph Goodrich’s The Case File: Killer Tunes (Music for Mystery Writers)
The Story That Won (Jul/Aug) “Branchin’ Out” by Clare Lamparter
Index: Volume 63
Coming in AHMM Jan/Feb 2019
Directory of Services/Indicia
Classified Marketplace

Alfred Hitchcock Mystery Magazine Vol. 63 No. 11 & 12 Nov/Dec 2018
Publisher: Peter Kanter
Editor: Linda Landrigan
Associate Editor: Jackie Sherbow
Senior Director of Art & Production: Porter C. McKinnon
Senior AD: Victoria Green
Cover: Maggie Ivy
192 pages
$7.99 on newsstands until December 18, 2018
Alfred Hitchcock Mystery Magazine website

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Analog Nov/Dec 2018

Analog Nov/Dec 2018Analog Science Fiction and Fact (Astounding) Vol. 138 #11 & 12 Nov/Dec 2018
Contents
Edward M. Lerner’s Guest Editorial: Dystopic? Or Myopic?
G. David Nordley “Empress of Starlight”
Marianne Dyson: In Defense of the Planet (Science Fact)
Stephen L. Burns “Pandora’s Pantry” art by Joel Iskowitz
Sarina Dorie “The Gleaners”
Rich Larson “Smear Job”
C. Stuart Hardwick “A Measure of Love”
Tom Jolly “Learning the Ropes” art by Vincent DiFate
Eric Pinder “Past Pluto” (verse)
Christopher L. Bennett “Hubstitute Creatures”
J.T. Sharrah “The Light Fantastic”
Kathryn Fritz “Collisions” (verse)
John G. Cramer’s The Alternate View: Icecube and the Source of Cosmic Rays
Marissa Lingen “The Jagged Bones of Sea-Saw Town”
Bruce McAllister “Sandy”
In Times to Come (Jan/Feb preview)
Biolog: Bruce McAllister by Richard A. Lovett
Filip Wiltgren “Dad’s War” art by Kevin Speidell
Christopher McKitterick “Ashes of Exploding Suns, Monuments to Dust”
Richard A. Lovett’s Guest Alternate View: Air on the Moon (Really)
Eric James Stone “The 7 Most Massive Historic Mistakes in Gunmaster of the Carloards
Jerry Oltion “The Ascension”
Jay Parks “Left Turn”
Cynthia Ward “Body Drift”
Joyce and Stanley Schmidt “Mixipoxi Learns to Drive” art by Eldar Zakirov
Don Sakers: The Reference Library
Brass Tacks (Letters)
Classified Marketplace
Anthony Lewis: Upcoming Events

Publisher: Peter Kanter
Editor: Trevor Quachri
Associate Editor: Emily Hockaday
Editorial Assistant: Deanna McLafferty
Senior Art Director: Victoria Green
Cover: Eldar Zakirov
208 pages, $7.99 on newsstands until December 18, 2018
Analog website

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Ellery Queen Mystery Magazine Nov/Dec 2018

Ellery Queen Mystery Magazine Nov/Dec 2018Ellery Queen Mystery Magazine Nov/Dec 2018 Vol. 152 #5 & 6, whole #926 & 927
Contents
Michael Sears “The Honest End of Sybil Cooper” art by Jason C. Eckhardt
Steve Steinbock: The Jury Box
Bill Pronzini “Smoke Screen”
Barb Goffman “Bug Appétit”
Dennis McFadden “Lake Desolation”
O.A. Tynan “Jenny’s Necklace”
Dean Jobb: Stranger Than Fiction (preview)
John H. Dirckx “Where the Red Lines Meet”
Kristopher Zgorski: Blog Bytes
Peter Lovesey “Agony Column”
Reed Johnson “Open House”
Josh Pachter “50”
Jean-Claude Mourlevat “Take Care, Love” (Passport to Crime) Translated from the French by Samuel Ashworth
Stacy Woodson “Duty, Honor, Hammett” (Dept. of First Stories)
David Dean “Human Resources”
Susan Dunlap “A House in the Country”
Marilyn Todd “Downton Shabby” (verse)
Craig Faustus Buck “Race to Judgement”
Marilyn Todd “Long Slow Dance Through the Passage of Time”
Jehane Sharah “The Screening” (Dept. of First Stories)
Dave Zeltserman “Archie for Hire” (Julius Katz) art by Ron Bucalo
Marketplace
Anna Scotti “Krikon the Ghoul Hunter”
Index to Volumes 151 & 152—2018
2018 EQMM Readers Award Ballot

Publisher: Peter Kanter
Editor: Janet Hutchings
Associate Editor: Jackie Sherbow
Senior Director Art & Production: Porter C. McKinnon
Senior AD: Victoria Green
Cover: Debut Art
192 pages
$7.99 on newsstands until December 18, 2018
Ellery Queen Mystery Magazine website
Dean Jobb’s Stranger Than Fiction

EQMM and AHMM Mystery Value Pack-8 $7.95
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Paperback Parade No. 102 Nov. 2018

Paperback Parade No. 102 Nov. 2018Contents
Gary Lovisi: Paperback Talk
Jim Fitzpatrick “The Canadian Crows”
Gary Lovisi “Hot Rods, Cool Chicks & Fast Racing Cars in Vintage Paperbacks”
Jack Seabrook “Fredric Brown in the Golden Age of Paperbacks (1948–1960)”
Graham Andrews “First-Class Mailer: The Deer Park”
Richard Greene “Deathwish & Vigilante Porn”
Linda Pendleton “Stewart Edward White”

Editor: Gary Lovisi
Designer: Richard Greene
~5.5” x 8.5” 104 pages, full color throughout
$15 + postage for a single issue
$40 for three-issue subscription
Gryphon Books website

Chris McGinley’s “The Killing at Queen’s Tooth”

Pulp Modern Vo. 2 No. 3 pages 114–115Stories from Pulp Modern Vol. 2 No. 3

Chris McGinley has published crime stories in Switchblade, Tough, the I.D. Press crime anthology (forthcoming), Story and Grit (forthcoming), and on a host of internet crime writing sites like Shotgun Honey, Out of the Gutter, Near to the Knuckle, and Yellow Mama. He also writes reviews and “re-considerations” for Unlawful Acts, the Flash Fiction Offensive, and SleuthSayers.

J.A. Prentice’s “Sand in a Jar”

Pulp Modern Vol. 2 No. 3 pages 98–99Stories from Pulp Modern Vol. 2 No. 3

Though he was born in the UK, J.A. Prentice has spent most of his life in the United States. In 2017, he graduated from San Francisco State University with a degree in Creative Writing. His work has previously been published by Crooked Teeth and 365 Tomorrows. He also contributes to the blog Living Authors’ Society, which can be found on WordPress,Tumblr, Facebook, and Twitter. He believes that the best way to write fantasy is to read history and mythology and then be a little insane.When he was five, he was attacked by a wild monkey, which annoyingly proved to be the most interesting thing that has happened to him.

Cynthia Ward’s “Roadsong”

Pulp Modern Vol. 2 No. 3 pages 74–75Stories from Pulp Modern Vol. 2 No. 3

Cynthia Ward has sold stories to Analog, Asimov’s, Black Cat Mystery Magazine, Nightmare, Weirdbook, Weird Tales, and other magazines and anthologies. She edited the anthologies Lost Trails: Forgotten Tales of the Weird West Volumes 1–2 (WolfSinger Publications).With Nisi Shawl, she coauthored the fiction-writing handbook, Writing the Other: A Practical Approach (Aqueduct Press). She sold her short pulp novels, The Adventure of the Incognita Countess and The Adventure of the Dux Bellorum, to Aqueduct Press.

John Kojak’s “Elizabeth Beatrice Moore”

Pulp Modern Vol. 2 No. 3 pages 62–63Stories from Pulp Modern Vol. 2 No. 3

John Kojak received his BA in English from The University of Texas. He crafts his writing to speak in diverse voices. His short story “Don Pedro” appeared in Beyond Imagination magazine, “American Hero” in Down In The Dirt, “Beauty and the Beast” in Third Wednesday,“Happy Hands Cleaning Service” in Bête Noire, and “Elizabeth Beatrice Moore” in Pulp Modern. His poetry has also appeared in Poetry Quarterly, Dual Coast, The Stray Branch (featured writer), The Literary Commune, Dime Show Review, and The Los Angeles Review of Los Angeles.