Monthly Archive: October 2018

Monsieur Alice is Absent

Title: “Monsieur Alice is Absent”
Type: Short Story
Published: Terror at the Crossroads
Penny Publications Anthology
Jackie Sherbow & Emily Hockaday, Editors
Date: October 2018


  • First Published: Alfred Hitchcock Mystery Magazine (October 2010)
  • Nominated for the Edgar Award (Best Short Story, 2011)
  • MWA Edgar Awards Ceremony; Short Story Category: VIDEO
  • Promotional video (trailer) for this story: VIDEO
  • Buy this book: Amazon

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