Feb 16, 2020
All Due Respect: The Anthology
Posted by Chris Rhatigan Richard Godwin Joe Clifford Andrez Bergen Chris Leek

In 2010 the online crime fiction journal All Due Respect blasted its way across the internet leaving a trail of blood and mayhem Written by some of the best up and coming authors on the crime fiction scene, the stories inside this volume will leave you breathless A few of them may even make you sick to your stomach and then double check all your doors and windows beforeIn 2010 the online crime fiction journal All Due Respect blasted its way across the internet leaving a trail of blood and mayhem Written by some of the best up and coming authors on the crime fiction scene, the stories inside this volume will leave you breathless A few of them may even make you sick to your stomach and then double check all your doors and windows before you go to sleep These pages are filled with thugs, grifters, dope dealers, and killers who make no apologies about who they are or what they do All Due Respect is about crime, not the solving of crime, not the bemoaning of crime, just the bad things that bad people do So pull up a chair, grab a drink, and keep an eye on that guy in the corner as you read All Due Respect.Stories by Joe Clifford, Tom Hoisington, Mike Toomey, Erin Cole, Stephen D Rogers, Scotch Rutherford, Patricia Abbott, Nigel Bird, Andrez Bergen, Benedict J Jones, Garnett Elliott, Alec Cizak, Christopher Grant, Gary Clifton, Jack Bates, Ryan Sayles, Tom Pitts, Pete Risley, CJ Edwards, Jim Wilsky, Chris Leek, Richard Godwin, Mark Joseph Kiewlak, Mike Monson, Tyler M Mathis, Matthew C Funk, Fiona Johnson, Ron T Brown, David CranmerHighlighting lowlifes in hardboiled homilies these stories stick it in and break it off Tender as a brick, subtle as a Molotov Cocktail Jedidiah Ayres author of Fierce BitchesL DUE RESPECT is the sort of anthology you dole out to yourself piecemeal You read Even Sven and then shake your head, looking off into the distance, trying to make sure you start breathing again You read Matt Funk and Patti Abbott the way you eat a good meal in that restaurant you go to for your anniversary You savor the characters, the plot undertones When a Joe Clifford character says that something tastes like a cat s ass, you nod that, yeah, that character probably has that experience Full of great stories from David Cranmer, Thomas Brown, Fiona Johnson, Ryan Sayles and , ALL DUE RESPECT is a book you ll read a story at a time, maybe one a night, like that after dinner drink you can t put down Steve Weddle, editor, NEEDLE A Magazine of Noir

  • Title: All Due Respect: The Anthology
  • Author: Chris Rhatigan Richard Godwin Joe Clifford Andrez Bergen Chris Leek
  • ISBN: -
  • Page: 477
  • Format: Kindle Edition
  • All Due Respect The Anthology In the online crime fiction journal All Due Respect blasted its way across the internet leaving a trail of blood and mayhem Written by some of the best up and coming authors on the crime fiction

    Keith Nixon

    A collection of 29 noir and crime short stories As the editor says They re tough, no bullshit tales about unsavoury characters Some are fun, some are excruciating, some are poetic Some are all three This is perhaps the best collection of noir and crime short stories I ve come across Almost all are well written, several are excellent, none disappoint Unfortunately there are too many to outline them all, other than the stand out tales, and even then there s not enough space to do them justice.All [...]


    Rick Keeney

    The hints for a good review on suggested specificity But I honestly liked all of the stories in this collection I have a learning disability, a severely slow reading speed, but sometimes, if I am captivated, I can read like a typical reader Last night I shotgunned through this anthology I thought all the stories were at least good, and that the book lived up to all its hype I found out about it on the booked podcast, and I am glad I did And if you like crime noir which, if you haven t noticed, [...]


    Dawn Jayne

    Review to come


    Suzanne

    A collection of short stories I got the book because I had read several books by Owen Laukkanen and enjoyed them However, this was not my cup of tea.


    Liam Sweeny

    In writing, in good writing, you care about the central character or characters You follow them through intricately handled story lines until they do something that make you say Yes or it makes you want to puke That s what a good story does to us It s why we read.All Due Respect, edited by Chris Rhatigan, doesn t come with an apology note It s raw, visceral and contains short stories written by twenty nine fantastic writers, from all over the U.S and the U.K Day Tripper, by Joe Clifford, made me [...]


    Robert Helfst

    If you enjoy gritty stories about desperate people driven to commit crimes and do horrible things, then this anthology is for you All Due Respect is consistently one of the greatest crime noir online lit journals Seriously If you re unfamiliar with them, you won t be for long Check out some of the great, free fiction on their site and their first anthology, which is also the first publication of FULL DARK CITY PRESS is wonderful This is a showcase of the best submissions to the publication, a gr [...]


    Rory Costello

    I ve been reading any amount of shorts lately, yet All Due Respect found plenty of new ways to surprise and delight me Plenty of themes and backdrops are familiar in particular, I ve had enough meth fueled characters and situations to last me a good while For me, though, the standout attribute of this collection is the way it alternated from grimness to a warped levity No clinkers here, and though there are many standouts, the entries that come to mind right now are those from Garnett Elliott, T [...]



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