"Counter Offer" Illustration Copyright (c) 2016 by John Waltrip. Used under license.

Counter Offer

Story by Jim Norman

Illustration by John Waltrip

Max ran the counter at the local deli. He didn’t mind that it was the hangout for some of the city’s most notorious mobsters. He DID mind the day that Benny demanded he find evidence of his wife cheating. How would he get outta this mess? He became doubly worried when it looked like she was cheating on Benny with a rookie cop!

Read Counter Offer in Crimson Streets #1: A Story A Week and Other Tales, available from Amazon, the Kindle Store, the iBooks Store, or wherever hard-boiled and pulp paperbacks are sold.

Crimson Streets #1 CoverCrimson Streets #1:“A Story A Week” and Other Tales presents 26 riveting stories inspired by the classic pulp magazines of yesteryear. Beginning with the Twilight Zone-inspired tale “A Story A Week” and ending with the mystical, hard-boiled detective story “No Good Deed Goes Unpunished,” Crimson Streets spans the gamut of gritty crime stories, weird horror tales, and heroic adventures that set the pulps apart as a distinct category of literature.
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