Story A Day: “Dead on Her Feet” by Cornell Woolrich

shortstorymonth320x320Another story from the Cornell Woolrich collection I started yesterday—this one more of a straight whodunit, but with some grisly imagery and dark flourishes. A cop sent to break up a shady dance contest finds that one of the last contestants is literally… well, see the title above. An investigation follows, but even though the killer is outed, it’s another character who suffers the most from the process. — Art Taylor