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Short Stories

“All Clear” Published in 2017 Carolina Crimes Anthology

My short story, “All Clear” was published in the 2017 anthology, Carolina Crimes: 21 Tales of Need, Greed and Dirty Deeds. We had a book launch party on August 19th at McIntyre’s Books in Fearrington Village, Pittsboro. The launch party featured … Continue reading

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“Love’s Burden” Published in Crossing Lines Anthology

My short story “Love’s Burden” was published by Main Street Rag in their Crossing Lines anthology. The idea for my story was inspired by a news story about a Durham, North Carolina man who was found carrying a woman’s bones … Continue reading

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“Birthday Cake” wins Honorable Mention

My short story, “Birthday Cake” won Honorable Mention in Carolina Woman’s annual writing contest. You can find my story published in the magazine’s current on-line edition.

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2015 Anthony Award Nomination!

The anthology, Carolina Crimes: Nineteen Tales of Love, Lust and Longing, which included my short story, “Happy Pills” received an Anthony Award nomination! Winners will be selected at the 2015 Bouchercon convention in October. Anyone who attends the convention this … Continue reading

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Carolina Crimes Now Available on Amazon!

I have a new short story that has just been published in Carolina Crimes: Nineteen Tales of Lust, Love, and Longing. Nineteen members of Sisters in Crime living in the Carolinas have contributed stories to this anthology. My story “Happy … Continue reading

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Family Sins – A Short Story

  This story reveals the dark side of a mother’s controlling love. As much as Sarah adores her son, Michael, she detests the woman he marries. When her daughter-in-law forces Michael to choose between them, Sarah refuses to back down. … Continue reading

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