Thinking Knoxiously

Crippen & Landru just launched the anthology School of Hard Knox this week! Per Jazzy Jeff Marks of C&L: “Nearly 100 years ago, The Reverend Monsignor Ronald Knox of the famed Detection Club developed ten rules—a Decalogue he called them—that he felt were ‘necessary to the full enjoyment of a detective story.’ Fairness with readers seemed an author’s highest calling, and—lo!—’the faculty for writing a good mystery story is rare.’” My story

Carlito’s Way Author Recommends NOIRYORICAN

To my great joy, one of my literary heroes, the Abuelo of Puerto Rican Crime Fiction, endorsed my upcoming book of short stories, Noiryorican. Here is the blurb: “An exciting and exhilarating journey through Puerto Rican barrios. It strikes [a] tone of the streets that rings true to my seasoned ear. The array of characters encompasses the Nuyorican experience devoid of sentiment or artifice. Congratulations, Richie. Score one for the