SMFS list member Shannon Taft’s short story, The
Codicilm appears in the new anthology, Fantastic Detectives. Published
earlier this week in print format, the digital version drops tomorrow. Published
by Tannhauser Press, the read is available at
Magic & Murder
From worlds like our own, except for a touch of magic
or the supernatural, to completely unique fantasy realms, there will always be
those who use their powers for murder and mayhem.
Come meet the stubborn detectives who simply won’t let
those crimes go unsolved…
• A Duelist-at-Law intervenes in the matter of a
deadly affair of honor.
• A private detective who takes on ghosts for
clients…provided their estate can pay him.
• A poet attempts to avert a man’s unjust
execution…using strategically applied haiku.
• A rabbi wizard has a Hell of a hard time tracking
down an undead murderer.
• An albino nun investigates a murder that could only
have been committed by an angel.
• A knight-mage atones for her past sins by tracking
down the source of an evil blood curse.
• After wizards battle…someone has to clean up the
Plus even more stories from some of the finest crime
and fantasy writers in the field!
Contributors include: Reed Bonadonna, Gregg
Chamberlain, Robert Finegold, David Keener, Emma Melville, Jeff Patterson,
Maria Prokopyeva, Daniel Robichaud, Donna Royston, Shannon Taft, David Tatum,
Martin Wilsey, and Austin Worley.