Queens Noir

Queens Noir

by Robert Knightly (Editor)

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Overview

Brand-new stories by: Denis Hamill, Malachy McCourt, Maggie Estep, Megan Abbott, Robert Knightly, Liz Martínez, Jill Eisenstadt, Mary Byrne, Tori Carrington, Shailly P. Agnihotri, K.j.a. Wishnia, Victoria Eng, Alan Gordon, Beverly Farley, Joe Guglielmelli, and Glenville Lovell.

Includes the story "Bucker's Error," winner of the 2009 Edgar Award (Robert L. Fish Memorial Award)

Robert Knightly is a trial lawyer in the Criminal Defense Division of the Queens Legal Aid Society. In another life, he was a lieutenant in the New York City Police Department. President of the New York chapter of Mystery Writers of America, he was born and raised in New York City and lives in Queens.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781933354408
Publisher: Akashic Books
Publication date: 01/01/2008
Series: Akashic Noir Series
Pages: 350
Sales rank: 861,858
Product dimensions: 5.30(w) x 8.30(h) x 1.10(d)

About the Author

Robert Knightly is a trial lawyer in the Criminal Defense Division of the Queens Legal Aid Society. In another life, he was a lieutenant in the New York City Police Department, The president of the New York chapter of Mystery Writers of America, he was born and raise in New York City and lives in Queens.

Table of Contents

Table of Contents

Introduction

Part I: Queens on the Fly: By Sea, Horse, Train, Plane, and Silver Screen


“Alice Fantastic” by Maggie Estep (Aqueduct Racetrack)


“Under the Throgs Neck Bridge” by Denis Hamill (Bayside)


“Golden Venture” by Jill Eisenstadt (The Rockaways)


“Buckner’s Error” by Joseph Guglielmelli (Shea Stadium)


“Baggage Claim” by Patricia King (JFK Airport)


“Arrivederci, Aldo” by Kim Sykes (Long Island City)

Part II: Old Queens


“Hollywood Lanes” by Megan Abbott (Forest Hills)


“Only the Strong Survive” by Mary Byrne (Astoria)


“First Calvary” by Robert Knightly (Blissville)


“Bottom of the Sixth” by Alan Gordon (Rego Park)


“The Flower of Flushing” by Victoria Eng (Flushing)


“Crazy Jill Saves the Slinky” by Stephen Solomita (College Point)


“Last Stop, Ditmars” by Tori Carrington (Ditmars)

Part III: Foreign Shores


“Avoid Agony” by Shailly Agnihotri (Jackson Heights)


“Viernes Loco” by K.j.a. Wishnia (Corona)


“Out of Body” by Glenville Lovell (South Jamaica)


“Lights Out for Frankie” by Liz Martínez (Woodside)


“Jihad Sucks; or, The Conversion of the Jews” by Jillian Abbott (Richmond Hill)


“The Investigation” by Belinda Farley (Jamaica)

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