“Show Stopper” in Mystery Writers of America Presents Ice Cold: Tales of Intrigue from the Cold War, ed. Jeffery Deaver and Raymond Benson, Grand Central Publishing (April 2014)
The Cold War, 1959, the Soviet Exhibition of Science, Technology, and Culture at
the New York Coliseum, and “killer” Soviet fashion.
2015 Thriller Award Nominee for best short story
More about the writing and research
“Purse Strings” Alfred Hitchcock Mystery Magazine (April 2014)
Kidnapping and corruption, knights in rusty armor, dusty summer streets, and Sir Thibaut the cripple in service to Basilia, a lovely Jewish moneylender.
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“Suspicion” in Adirondack Mysteries and Other Mountain Tales: Volume 3 (forthcoming)
A creepy story of wilderness hitchhiking. Read more about it
“Wampum” in Adirondack Mysteries and other Mountain Tales: Volume 2 (North Country Books 2012)
A Native American historical thriller short story and sequel to “Warpath”
“Maddie in the Middle” in Medium of Murder from Red Coyote Press, 2008
Prohibition, West Virginia. Two sisters and a problem.
“Solomon’s Wedding” in Alfred Hitchcock’s Mystery Magazine (Jan/Feb 2007)
One man, two women in 1950s any town USA.
“One for the Road” in Alfred Hitchcock’s Mystery Magazine (Jan/Feb 2006)
Prohibition Detroit. A gun moll runs afoul of bootleggers over her purse.
“The Maidservant’s Letter” in Alfred Hitchcock’s Mystery Magazine (Jan/Feb 2004)
Paris, 1742. Vincent de l’Amour, professional letter-writer, and Radnor, royal police officer team up.