The Cocktail Waitress

A beautiful young widow trapped in a lousy job snares a rich new husband. But when he dies, the police suspect she's iced more than his drinks. The last novel of noir master James M. Cain, author of Mildred Pierce and The Postman Always Rings Twice, finally sees the light of day.

April 24: "[The HST] lifted a curtain from our view of the universe, changing it so profoundly that no human can look at the stars in the same way..."

Kenneth Calhoun (Black Moon) and Lysley Tenorio (Monstress) of the Discover Great New Writers program on B-movies, heritage, and finales.