Bluff by Michael Kardos

Reading Bluff brings to mind Christopher Nolan’s movie of feuding magicians, The Prestige. In it there’s a scene explaining the three stages of a magic trick. First comes The Pledge. This is the starting point of the trick, and gives the audience some idea of what…
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CIS: False Negative

Classics in September — False Negative by Joseph Koenig — Joseph Koenig was nominated for an Edgar for Floater, his first novel, back in 1986. He subsequently went on to write Little Odessa, a walk in the underbelly of New York; Smugglers Notch, a story…
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