Jake Troxell

Author of Takers & Stay

Tag: crime

SHORT STORY: Hindsight

Reading Time: 10 minutes I cannot hear the footsteps behind me as I sulk down Donegal Street, retracing Francisco’s final steps. He was murdered here on Thursday evening. A detective riffled through our apartment early on Friday morning looking for clues and leaving me with none. By Friday evening, they had credited the crime to a Joseph Lutz who

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SHORT STORY: Candy Cane

Reading Time: 4 minutes A Philadelphia detective spends Christmas Eve trying to solve a string of holiday-related “suicides” in this cheery Christmas crime noir.

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