Excerpt From Richmond Noir: “The Battle of Belle Isle” by Clay McLeod Chapman

To read the rest of “The Battle of Belle Isle,” along with other stories from Richmond Noir, please order a copy at Akashic. They dumped Benny by the river, wearing nothing but a green paper gown. Ambulance must’ve pulled over, rear doors fanning open. Bet the driver didn’t even step out to help her. Just kept the engine running when they left Benny by the side of the road, all disoriented, shivering from the cold. No clothes, no shoes, no […]

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