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Category Archives: Short Stories
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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The Player – A Short Story
The Player – A Short Story Jacob Flynn thinks he’s God’s gift to women. His game is to see how quickly he can meet them, seduce them, and dump them. When things go too far one night with his … Continue reading
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Redemption – A Short Story
Redemption – A Short Story Ben Hawkins blames his father for a psychologically abusive childhood and for triggering his mother’s suicide. The two men have been estranged for years. But when Ben is falsely accused of murder, he has … Continue reading
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The Switch – A Short Story
The Switch – A Short Story Michael came from old money, but when he married Rita, his parents disapproved and cut him off from the family wealth. With his beautiful wife and their three children, Michael never regrets what … Continue reading
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