"Parallel Play" is a finalist for the Agatha Award & the Thriller Award for Best Short Story!


“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 Finalist, Best Short Story
Thriller Award Finalist, Best Short Story

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“Restoration”

“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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“Commission”

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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“Premonition”

Finalist for the Agatha Award for Best Short Story.

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“Precision”

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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