Short stories in the genre Crime Literature

Listing 4 stories.

A Girl Scouts troop of fourth-grade Black girls swears revenge on a white troop accused of calling them the n-word. They soon learn that the situation is more complicated than they believed.

An autistic, selectively mute eight-year-old boy befriends a girl who secretly murders neighborhood pets. He becomes the accomplice to her sociopathic crimes, in the hopes that she can somehow lead him back to his dead twin brother.

After a man sees his ex-wife with another man on the street, he follows her home and his rage overtakes him, making him do something he regrets.

A hungry vagabond in rural Georgia during the 1930s finds himself going to desperate lengths to find a safe place to rest and a meal to eat after unlucky encounters with the law and locals in the towns he travels to.