Heat Death

A Skin Kadash Story

"Heat Death" by Bill Cameron, appearing in Alfred Hitchcock's Mystery Magazine, July/August 2015Set in 1971, “Heat Death” visits Skin Kadash nearly two decades before he would be a homicide detective, even before he’s a cop. As a last hurrah before they leave for Army basic training, Skin and his longtime friend Tommy head to a cabin in the Canadian wilderness for a weekend of partying and hell-raising, only to see things take a violent turn. This is Skin in his larval form at a moment when the seeds of the man he would become were planted.

Originally publishing in the July/August 2015 issue of Alfred Hitchcock’s Mystery Magazine. “Heat Death” can be found on page 134.

About BCMystery

When not tending his chickens, BCMystery shapes unruly words into captivating people caught in harrowing situations. As Bill Cameron, his work includes the critically-acclaimed Skin Kadash mysteries and, as W.H. Cameron, the high desert mystery Crossroad. He’s presently at work on a historical mystery set on the Oregon coast.

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