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Powerful stories from George Pelecanos, Andrew Vachss, Joe R. Lansdale, Charles de Lint, Ken Bruen, Chet Williamson, James Reasoner, Charlie Stella, Michael A. Black, Wayne Dundee, Roxane Gay, Ray Banks, Tony Black, Les Edgerton and 16 more, with 100% of proceeds going to PROTECT.

Saturday, March 2, 2013

"Baby Boy" by Todd Robinson finalist in Derringer awards

"Baby Boy," Todd Robinson's riveting thriller tale from Protectors: Stories to Benefit PROTECT, is a finalist for best short story in the Short Mystery Fiction Society's 2013 Derringer Awards!

List of finalists for the 2013 Derringer Awards

Let's congratulate Todd on making it to the finals. This story is exclusive to the Protectors anthology, so if you haven't read it, pick up a copy. It's a gripping read that will leave your heart pounding.