KIERAN SHEA’s fiction has appeared in dozens of venues including Ellery Queen Mystery Magazine, Thuglit, Dogmatika, Word Riot, Plots with Guns, Beat to a Pulp, Crimefactory, and Needle: A Magazine of Noir well as in some beefy-looking anthologies most of which will make you question the tether of his shiny, red balloon. To his self-deprecating astonishment he's also been nominated for the Story South’s Million Writers Award twice without sending the judges so much as a thank you note. He co-edited the satiric transgressive fiction collection D*CKED: DARK FICTION INSPIRED BY DICK CHENEY and his debut novel KOKO TAKES A HOLIDAY is out now from Titan Books. Kieran divides his time between 38°58′22.6″N- 76°30′4.17″W and 39.2775° N, 74.5750° W.


This Has Nothing to Do With Crime Fiction: Sunday Lazy Edition

Yep. Flavor of the month and yet...even though he's batshit crazy, admit it, he does make sense now and then--commenting on our slothful culture. I love it. It's like watching a train full of idiots barreling for a wrecked bridge...and believe me, there's a crime story in there somewhere. My reads this week: Lehane's Moonlight Mile and Stroby's Cold Shot to the Heart. Just a word of advice on Stroby. This is his best yet and will kick your ass seven ways from Sunday. If someone hasn't optioned Cold Shot to the Heart for a movie they're insane. But then again, given Mr. Sheen's antics recently, aren't they all crazy in Hollywood? Now then, back to the rewrites....