Cheating spouses, dog fights, and a pair of bullying cops turn up the heat for a summer school teacher, in Jen Conley's The Summer Mr. H Drove Alex Santillanas Around. School may be out for the summer, but some guys still need to be taught a lesson. And a kid with a shady brother may be the one to help Lloyd teach it.
Lloyd’s most interesting student was Alex Santillanas, a freshman who had failed English, Algebra I, and PE. “I did pass my electives, Computers and Spanish I,” he had explained the first day.
A police detective turned reporter investigates a string of arsons with the help of a mysterious informant in Will Jaeger’s The Ghost Writer, the first novella in Exter Press’ “First Encounters” series. But even with inside help, this former cop may not have a chance against a firebug armed with super-sophisticated incendiary devices, the likes of which Earth has never seen.
I've always thought "Those Meddling Kids" would be a great name for a punk band. If only I had the chops...
Enjoy David Cybulski's tale of mystery-solving cartoon teens from a different perspective The Queer Quintet or The Case Of The Chateau Specter, only at Big Pulp.
When we launched Big Pulp in 2008 (will it really be FIVE years soon??), we had an idea of the kind of stories and poems we'd like to publish, but still hadn't carved out an identity for the magazine. Almost immediately, though, submissions appeared in our inbox that helped us put words to our feelings and define our inclinations, work that we could point to and say "That is a Big Pulp story!"
Big Pulp's Summer 2012 issue is almost here and what better way to get ready than previewing a hot summer crime tale. School's out for the summer, but some guys still need to be taught a lesson, in "The Summer Mr. H Drove Alex Santillanas Around" by Jen Conley.