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Book Category: Anthologies

Lawyers, Guns, and Money

Lawyers, Guns, and Money: Crime Fiction Inspired by the Songs of Warren Zevon, which I co-edited with Libby Cudmore, features stories by Gray Basnight, William Boyle, Dana Cameron, Libby Cudmore, Hilary Davidson, Steve Liskow, Nick Mamatas, Paul D. Marks, Matthew Quinn Martin, Josh Pachter, Charles Salzberg, Laura Ellen Scott, Alex Segura, Kevin Burton Smith, Brian Thornton, and Libby herself.

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“Love Me or Leave Me”

“Love Me or Leave Me” appears in the new anthology from the Crime Writers Association.

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“Little Martha”

“Little Martha” appears in the anthology Trouble No More, edited by Mark Westmoreland and featuring crime fiction inspired by Southern…

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California Schemin’—Bouchercon Anthology 2020

The 2020 Bouchercon anthology features first-time writers as well as celebrated authors—and stories across a wide array of genres as well.

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“All Tomorrow’s Parties”

In some ways a twist on the Cinderella tale, “All Tomorrow’s Parties” looks toward a fateful midnight at a party where the stakes are literally life and death.

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“Both Sides Now”

My first collaboration with my wife Tara Laskowski—first LITERARY collaboration, that is!—was inspired by one of Joni Mitchell’s most popular songs.

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“A Close Shave”

“A Close Shave” offers more than one tip of the razor toward Ring Lardner’s classic story “Haircut.”

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“Hard Return”

“Hard Return” is part of an anthology exploring the intersection of crime fiction and time travel.

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“Des Fils Un Peu Trop Distendus”

A French translation of my story “Loose Strands,” still forthcoming in its original English publication.

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“A Necessary Ingredient”

Agatha, Anthony, and Macavity Award Finalist, Best Short Story

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