The Hunt

The Hunt

Ho ho ho! Crimson Streets has just published my holiday-themed short story The Hunt. As it goes, Santa Claus gets arrested for burglary. While trying to save the world. On Halloween. Wearing flip-flops.

The Hunt

“Your name?”

“Nicholas Sinteklaas.”

The investigator frowned, his expression one of well-practiced skepticism. “That’s a Dutch name.”

“That it is,” Nicholas said, pulling a deep smoke.

“You don’t look Dutch, you don’t sound Dutch.”

Nicholas blew the smoke at the policeman. “I’m from Aruba, officer.”

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