Security professional Bella Hinton makes a routine visit to the US Embassy in Dhaka, Bangladesh and ends up trapped the rear seat of her armored vehicle, surrounded by four bodyguards prepared to sell her to ISIS.
“Payback is a Bitch” was named a Distinguished Mystery Story of 2018 by Otto Penzler, editor of the The Best American Mystery Stories series.
The story sets the stage for Bella’s breakout as lead in the political thriller Bitch Out of Hell.
“Deverell’s story is incredibly fast-moving. The reader is immediately pulled into the action and the tension doesn’t let up even at the end.” (Tangent Online review)
Read “Payback is a Bitch: A Bella Hinton Short Story” today and find out what really happened that fateful day in Dhaka.