At the Corner of Mars and Neptune by Astrid ‘Artistikem’ Cruz is a lethal cocktail of hard-boiled crime fiction, doomed romanticism, noir, dystopian fiction and politics. Both lyrical and hard-hitting, this short, sharp novelette packs more punch than many novels. Impressive stuff.
The Blurb: ‘Lena is a female drug dealer. Noah is a police detective trying to solve a murder case to which Lena is the only witness. Thing is, she can’t remember a thing, and her life is too much of a mess for her to care. He cares, though. A bit too much. Enough to think that he can save himself by saving her. But the streets always claim what’s theirs.’