Review of Ben H Winter’s Underground Airline...

UNDERGROUND AIRLINES Ben H. Winters July 5, 2016 Mulholland Books So, we are going to address the pachyderms in the room, then lead them over to a distant corner with buckets of peanuts (or whatever non-cartoon elephants eat), that we might ignore them for the rest of the proceedings. The central premise behind UNDERGROUND AIRLINES is that slavery was not abolished. Instead, certain amendments were enacted to protect the practice of slavery in the American South and it currently remains legal in four states. The protagonist is a former slave (read: black man) who captures escaped ‘Persons Bound to Labor’ for the US Marshals’ service. The...

AUTHOR WORK-SPACES: Abbey, Palmer and Winters

Sparkle Abbey Our’s is a mobile work space. Because we co-write the mystery series, we often work at Mary Lee’s dining room table or our local Starbucks. Here we are working on our latest: Fifty Shades of Greyhound. Mary Lee & Anita aka Sparkle Abbey Ben H Winters: Some previous owner of our hundred-year-old Indianapolis home redid the attic into a rental apartment, which has proved very lucky for me: I’ve got a nice wide carpeted space to rattle around in and keep as messy as I need to, or to obsessively tidy when I need to procrastinate for a few minutes. There’s a little kitchen up there, where I do nothing...

Photo Contest: COUNTDOWN CITY by Ben H Winters

From now until June 15th we’re running a contest. What you need to do: Go to facebook on either the page for Crimespree Magazine or Friday Reads and post a picture of yourself with Ben H Winters’ THE LAST POLICEMAN. CRIMESPREE (https://www.facebook.com/CrimespreeMag?ref=br_rs) FRIDAY READS (https://www.facebook.com/FridayReads) This will enter you for a drawing to win a copy of the second in this Edgar award winning series COUNTDOWN CITY from Quirk Books. Ben is a rising star and this trilogy is amazing. You can find out more about Ben here: http://benhwinters.com/ Check his tour schedule while you are there,...