Short Stories

  • THE SILENT ORDER OF GOD


    Alfred Hitchcock Mystery Magazine


    December 2016

    • GALLERY OF THE DEAD


      Alfred Hitchcock Mystery Magazine


      December 2014

    • PUSSYCAT, PUSSYCAT


      Ellery Queen Mystery Magazine


      September/October 2014

      Nominated for the Thriller Award (Best Short Story) 2015

    • BAD MEMORY


      Alfred Hitchcock Mystery Magazine


      July/August 2014

    • LET US USE THAT FOR WHICH YOU HAVE NO USE


      Child of Words


      Big Pulp Publications


      Issue #1


      March 2014

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    • THE BIRDHOUSE


      The Mystery Box


      Mystery Writers of America Anthology 2013


      Brad Meltzer, Editor


      April 2013

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    • THE RIVERBOAT


      Spinetingler Magazine


      February 2013

      This story was first published by Spinetinger and you can read it online. In June 2014, Crime City Central created a very cool podcast of the story, and you can hear that today. Links to both are below...

      Podcast Read Online
    • PUERI ALLEYNIENSES


      Alfred Hitchcock Mystery Magazine


      April 2012

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    • THE DEVIL'S PIANO PLAYER


      Prole


      Issue #3


      December 2010

    • THE MAN WITH ONE EYE


      Ellery Queen Mystery Magazine


      December 2010

      Nominated for the Derringer Award (Best Novelette) 2011
      2010 EQMM Readers Choice Awards Finalist

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    • MONSIEUR ALICE IS ABSENT


      Alfred Hitchcock Mystery Magazine


      October 2010

      Nominated for the Edgar Award (Best Short Story) 2011

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    • THE TROUBLE WITH QWERTY


      COSMOS Magazine


      Issue #34


      August/September 2010

    • THE WHITE DOOR


      Ellery Queen Mystery Magazine


      May 2010

    • CLOCKS WITHOUT HANDS


      Prole


      Issue #1


      April 2010

    • BOUNDARY BRIDGE


      Alfred Hitchcock Mystery Magazine


      March 2010

      In 2011, Linda Landrigan (Editor, Alfred Hitchcock Mystery Magazine) invited me to record a podcast of this story, and you can hear that today.

      Podcast
    • THE WICKERN BOYS


      Ellery Queen Mystery Magazine


      September/October 2008

    • COLLECTIVE NOUN FOR BLACKMAILERS


      Ellery Queen Mystery Magazine


      June 2006