Love and betrayal-the ingredients in any crime of passion. But how dangerous can desire be? For the women in these tales, falling in love may prove to be deadly.
In "Lewenda Gets Married," a cold-blooded killer questions if happily ever after is possible for someone like them.
In "Sorry, Wrong Address," a mix-up in house addresses gives pause to immediate revenge.
In the never published before "Collateral Damage," a railyard robbery gang member will learn if blood is truly thicker than water.
Philosophers and playwrights say, "hell hath no fury like a woman scorned," but will these women find their better angels and learn to live and let live?
Read Crime & Passion: Three Short Stories to find out.
The elegant, tightly written stories in Francelia Belton's collection Crime & Passion slip under your skin with the ease and suddenness of an assassin's knife. The takeaway? Beware a woman scorned. She'll unman the villains, clean up the mess, and be on her way before the bad guys know what hit them. Readers who love strong women and terrific writing will applaud this anthology.
-Barbara Nickless, Wall Street Journal and #1 Amazon Charts bestselling author