Award-Winning Author ~ Editor ~ Writing Instructor

Check out my Story Archives, where I post some of my stories for visitors to read.
Read the lastest, "Audition for Murder."
My lastest short story publication is "The Naked Emperor of the Verde Valley," in the SO WEST: SO DEADLY, published by the Desert Sleuths Chapter of Sisters in Crime.
One of my recent short story publications is "The Power of Books," in the SOWEST: DESERT JUSTICE anthology, published by the Desert Sleuths Chapter of Sisters in Crime.

Other contributors include: Shannon Baker, Susan Budavari, Laurie Fagan, Suzanne Flaig, Arthur Kerns, Deborah J Ledford, Elizabeth R. Marshall, Merle McCann, Margaret Morse, Kris Neri, Nancy Hart Newcomer, Toni Niesen,VirginiaNosky, R K Olson, Cathy Ann Rogers, Martin Roselius, Amy Schuster, Judy Starbuck, Judith Starkston, Kate Joy Steele.
One of my short story publication, “How to Create a Woman in Just 28 Days,” can be found in MURDER HERE, MURDER THERE, an anthology of original mysteries written by the award-winning authors of the American Crime Writers League, from Twilight Times Books and edited by R. Barri Flowers and Jan Grape.

Read more about it at Twilight Times Books

To order it, email The Well Red Coyote bookstore
From Red Coyote Press: MEDIUM OF MURDER: ORIGINAL STORIES OF MYSTERY AND SUSPENSE -- Stories that use variations on the word "medium"

Featuring my story, "Hocus Pocus on Friday the 13th"

Also featuring stories by Sarah Parkin, John Randall Williams, D.B. Reddick, Susan Budavari, Carole Sojka, Suzanne Harding, Gary Earl Ross, Gay Toltl Kinman, Gigi Vernon, Suzanne Flaig, Diana Catt, Warren Bull, Nancy Streukens, Frank Zafiro, Howard Carron, Judy Starbuck, and Rachelle Yeaman.

Other places where you'll find my stories...

Other recent anthologies in which my stories have appeared have been THE GIFT OF MURDER (Wolfmont Press), MURDER PAST, MURDER PRESENT (Twilight Times Books), HOW NOT TO SURVIVE THE HOLIDAYS (Desert Sleuths Sisters in Crime), HOW NOT TO SURVIVE A VACATION ((Desert Sleuths Sisters in Crime), GONE COASTAL and NEVER SAFE (Seven Sisters Press), TECHNO NOIR (Zumaya Publications), BLONDES IN TROUBLE (Intrigue Press), MAP OF MURDER (Red Coyote Press).

If you read German, a number of my stories appear in German-language anthologies from Gerstenberg Verlag. They include Bei Ankunft Mord, Mord zwischen Messer & Gabel, Mord in Grünen, Mord Zum Dessert and Mord im Weinkeller. To order any of these, visit the Gerstenberg site