Earl Staggs earned all Five Star reviews for his novels MEMORY OF A MURDER and JUSTIFIED ACTION and has twice received a Derringer Award for Best Short Story of the Year. He served as Managing Editor of Futures Mystery Magazine, as President of the Short Mystery Fiction Society, and is a frequent speaker at conferences and seminars.
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Tall Chambers has just prevented a terrorist attack when he gets a call from the White House. What the President wants him to do next may not be possible but Tall has to try. Innocent lives are at stake. A Mini Novel in 5 chapters.
When someone close to him is murdered, former Special Services officer Tall Chambers calls upon his skills and experience to find the killer. His pursuit becomes more complicated when he learns he is also marked for death and he must use all his wits and weapons to stay alive long enough to set things right.
I’ve read Barry Ergang’s work for a number of years and I’ve never been disappointed. He takes you into the minds and hearts of his characters and makes you feel what they’re feeling as well as any writer I know. In his short story “Slow and Quiet, Drift Away,” he does exactly that in less than 900 words. How would it feel to lie dying? What would run through your mind? I'd give this more than five stars if I could.