Lovely cover for the Black Static 78/79 Double Issue, which includes my paraforensics & secret histories story “Of Wrath.”
“Nightshift in Strange Rain”
My story “Nightshift in Strange Rain” is out in the February 2021 issue of Mystery Weekly Magazine. From the publisher: “Green blood and trench coats and death in the rain—an old-fashioned murder detective and his coroner ex-flame tackle a newfangled problem in this retrofuture gumshoe tale set in a small town not at all close to you. “
On Amazon in paperback and Kindle editions, or free at one of the 30,000+ libraries and schools worldwide via Flipster.
♥ Huge love to all librarians everywhere.♥
“killer biznez” in ellery queen’s
A lovely little bumble-crime story of mine in the current issue of Ellery Queen’s Mystery Magazine: “Killer Biznez.” This one’s about weed trays, family bonds, a fictitous fashion app, and an online realtime crime-tip hotline.
Arthur Ellis finalist
Very pleased to note my short story “The Dead Man’s Dog” is shortlisted for the Arthur Ellis Award, awarded yearly for excellence in Canadian crime fiction.
two recent(ish) crime shorts
Crime fiction! Both available online.
“I’ve been bitter a long time. It’s like sucking a wedge of lemon on and on and on, pulp disintegrating, everything dissolving until the flavor turns mellow and mild, almost sweet… “read “Random Blonde“
& “Is a Goodboy”
“Huck is a gooddog. Huck is suchagooddog. Have his people forgotten whatagooddog Huck is?”read “Is a Goodboy”