Table of Contents

July/August 2018

FICTION

HOMEWORK by Rebecca Cantrell

THE MOVIE LOVER by Kevin Egan

BLUE MOON by Eve Fisher

PRAY THE LORD MY SOUL TO TAKE by David Edgerley Gates

BOOK OF HOURS by Robert Mangeot

SAFE by Meredith Frazier

DOCUMENTS by Linda Mannheim

HATEFUL IN THE EYES OF GOD by Eric Rutter

A LOUSY LITTLE GRAND by Christopher Latragna

NINE YEARS LATER by Robert S. Levinson

A TRAGEDY AVERTED by Albert Ashforth

NOT MY CIRCUS by Josh Pachter

BLACK ORCHID NOVELLA AWARD

THE BLACK DROP OF VENUS by Mark Thielman

DEPARTMENTS

THE LINEUP

MIXED-UP SLEUTHS Anagram puzzle by Mark Lagasse

MYSTERIOUS PHOTOGRAPH

SOLUTION to the May/June Dying Words

BOOKED & PRINTED by Robert C. Hahn

DYING WORDS Acrostic puzzle by Arlene Fisher

THE STORY THAT WON