"The Invisible Band" from EDGAR & SHAMUS GO GOLDEN is a finalist for the Agatha Award!
My story “Ordeals” breaks one of Monsignor Ronald Knox’s cardinal rules for writing crime fiction—but readers will have to read…
Agatha Award Finalist, Best Short Story Read here for free for a limited time! I’m pleased to have my story…
Anthony Award Finalist! Lawyers, Guns, and Money celebrates the music of Warren Zevon with a wide range of crime stories.
“Love Me or Leave Me” appears in the new anthology from the Crime Writers Association.
“Little Martha” appears in the anthology Trouble No More, edited by Mark Westmoreland and featuring crime fiction inspired by Southern…
The 2020 Bouchercon anthology features first-time writers as well as celebrated authors—and stories across a wide array of genres as well.
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.
My first collaboration with my wife Tara Laskowski—first LITERARY collaboration, that is!—was inspired by one of Joni Mitchell’s most popular songs.
“A Close Shave” offers more than one tip of the razor toward Ring Lardner’s classic story “Haircut.”
“Hard Return” is part of an anthology exploring the intersection of crime fiction and time travel.