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“Rainfall” by Maurice Broaddus

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In the dingy booth of the Red Eye Café, Marquis is presented with the hideous photos of his sister’s mangled corpse. His old ties to the police force have been worn out, and he has no one to turn to for help finding Rain’s murderer. Taking things into his own hands, Marquis hits the streets of Indianapolis to find answers. Visiting an old spot he used to frequent, the brooding ex-cop meets a mysterious figure who clearly knows far too much. Will the disquieting old man be Marquis’s savior or his doom? Only time will tell.


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About the Author
Maurice Broaddus is the author of the Knights of Breton Court urban fantasy trilogy: King Maker, King’s Justice, and King’s War (Angry Robot Books). His fiction has been published in numerous magazines and anthologies, including Asimov’s Science Fiction, Lightspeed Magazine, Cemetery Dance, Apex Magazine, and Weird Tales Magazine. Some of his stories are being collected in the upcoming Voices of the Martyrs (Rosarium Publishing). He co-edited Streets of Shadows (Alliteration Ink) and the Dark Faith anthology series (Apex Books). You can keep up with him at his web site,
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