Linda Mannheim

Linda Mannheim

Linda Mannheim's most recent book is Above Sugar Hill (Influx Press), a stories of a one time New York City landmark that became known for its high homicide rate and heroine trade. Eimear McBride has said: “Mannheim’s restive tales of her desiccated stretch of New York provoke and abide like a slap.” Linda's novel Risk (Penguin) was short-listed for book of the year by journalist Jenny Crwys-Williams; her novella Noir was selected as a Kindle Single. Her stories have appeared in Alfred Hitchcock's Mystery Magazine and New York Stories. She lives in London.

Washington Heights

When It Breaks

When the side of the building falls, it is a spring morning, April, not yet dawn. And there is no warning. The crack was there for a long time, all…