Science Fiction | Girl of Great Price | Milo James Fowler
Milo James Fowler writes sci fi, noir and detective, and this story is a mix of all three. Charlie Madison, the hard-boiled detective who is on the verge of bankruptcy, gets clients who want their kidnapped daughter back. Except that the city is run by the Russian mobster Ivan, whom nobody has ever seen, and Ivan is interested, too. Why is murder a real possibility in this mad search for a little girl? An old war with bioweapons results in strange and creepy outcomes. Is there a happy ending? Read this short story, and enjoy finding out.