"Parallel Play" won the Agatha & Macavity Awards and was a finalist for the Anthony & Thriller Awards!

“Fairy Tales”

The debut issue of this new mystery magazine features my story “Fairy Tales”—about a generational showdown over a small bit of street (with much, much more ultimately at stake).

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“A Necessary Ingredient”

My contribution to this all-around-the-U.S.A. anthology takes place in small-town North Carolina.

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“The Great Detective Reflects”

My first try at Sherlockiana (does it really count?) appears in the November 2016 issue of EQMM.

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The Best American Mystery Stories 2016

Featuring ”Rearview Mirror,” the opening story in my novel in stories On the Road with Del & Louise.

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“Parallel Play”

Agatha Award Winner, Best Short Story
Anthony Award Finalist, Best Short Story
Thriller Award Finalist, Best Short Story

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“Restoration” is a noir tale with a dose of speculative fiction, featured in the debut issue of Crime Syndicate: A Magazine of Crime Fiction.

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On the Road with Del & Louise

On the Road with Del & Louise: A Novel in Stories

Agatha Award Winner, Best First Novel
Anthony & Macavity Award Finalist, Best First Novel

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Murder Under the Oaks: Bouchercon Anthology 2015

The 2015 Bouchercon anthology, which I edited and which features 21 stories from veterans and newcomers alike.

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My second story featuring Del and Louise—both a follow-up to the Derringer Award-winning story “Rearview Mirror” and a preview of On the Road with Del & Louise: A Novel in Stories.

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“The Odds Are Against Us”

Winner of the Agatha and Anthony Awards and finalist for the Macavity for Best Short Story.

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Finalist for the Agatha Award for Best Short Story.

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A safecracker who has tried to put his criminal past behind him gets pulled into one more job—possibly his last.

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Fiction Bibliography

A frequently updated list of fiction publications in magazines, journals, and anthologies.

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