Monday, December 25, 2017

"He Could Remove Matty from the World in a Violent Manner, and Then Take His Final Dose of Medicine for the Act"

"New Year's Pardon."
By Johnston McCulley (1883-1958).
First appearance: Popular Detective, March 1948.
Short short story (9 pages).
Online at Pulpgen (HERE).

"When Joe Leake wins a pardon from the Big House, he plans to get a new tenant for his cell—but quick!"
Matty Bander, a cheap hood if ever there was one, is living it up in style for now, but the man he railroaded into prison has other plans for him . . .

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