Join me and other authors from the Adirondack Mysteries and Other Mountain Tales (volumes 1 & 2) for a reading and Q & A!
Crazy exciting news! My short story "Show Stopper" will appear in the upcoming Mystery Writers of America Cold War themed anthology, Ice Cold, forthcoming in 2014. (Complete list of MWA anthologies) All of the stories in the volume will involve the Cold War in some way or another. "Show Stopper" is [...]
"Purse Strings" is the story of kidnapping and corruption, knights and rusty armor, dusty summer streets, and Sir Thibaut the cripple in service to Basilia, a lovely and savvy Jewish moneylender. You won't see the ending coming. "Purse Strings" is set in the 12th century in the French [...]
Thanks to our intrepid editor, Dennis Webster, there will be a third volume in the series of Adirondack Mysteries and Other Mountain Tales short story anthologies! With apologies to the fans of my Native American historical mystery short story series, (I'll [...]
I'm pleased to announce the long-awaited sequel to my short story "Warpath" is finally available! "Wampum" is now available in the newly released anthology Adirondack Mysteries and other Mountain Tales: Volume 2 (North Country Books, 2012). Just like the first in the series, it's a historical thriller short story with a Native [...]
For the past few weeks, I've been immersed in writing A Vengeful Death. It's fueled an extremely delicious historical research binge, and I've been learning lots more (no matter how much you know, there's always more to learn) about the world of medieval Russia and its neighbors--the Golden Horde, Ilkhanate Persia, Mamluk Egypt. I've also [...]
My historical mystery short story "Forgotten Man" is finally available in the April 2011 issue of Alfred Hitchcock's Mystery Magazine currently (January 30, 2011 9:08am) on the shelves in bookstores and newsstands, and online either in print or ebook through The Mystery Place. You can read an excerpt and view the wonderful illustration by the [...]
Photo @Sunday Kaminksi. All rights reserved. I love writing short short stories, otherwise known as flash fiction, the shorter the better (though I've never been able to manage a six worder). The word limit encourages risk-taking and experimentation with style, form, character, and plot. I especially love writing flash that accompanies photos. Below is a [...]
Just heard from Alfred Hitchcock's Mystery Magazine. My story "Forgotten Man" will appear in the April 2011 issue. Always a thrill and a chill to see my work in print! The story is set in New York City during the Great Depression of 1929. The research was fascinating. More...
Old Forge Hardware, NY Saturday, August 28, 2010 Mark your calendar! My fellow anthologists and I will be signing Adirondack Mysteries: And Other Mountain Tales at Old Forge Hardware, Saturday, August 28, 2-4pm. If you're in the area, stop by. I'd love to meet you, and the Old Forge Hardware is a very cool place. [...]