in... Burning Bridges: A Renegade Fiction Anthology edited by Heath Lowrance
A mob accountant decides a change of scenery is in order after the son of his boss threatens that which he holds most dear...
in... Northern Haunts edited by Timothy Deal
A man desperate to eliminate his wife in order to continue a torrid affair with his neighbor devises what he believes is the perfect crime, only to discover there may not be any such thing.
Shroud Publishing, 2009, ISBN: 978-0980187076
in... Mausoleum Memoirs edited by S.E. Cox
A lonely and isolated young mother discovers a special talent only her little boy possesses, never imagining the ramifications that discovery will have on her struggle to survive an abusive marriage.
House of Horror UK, 2009, ISBN: 978-1409292975
in... House of Horror: Best of 2009 edited by S.E. Cox
A brutal serial murderer is stalking the streets of the city, entering secure homes seemingly at will, causing horrific destruction. One man determined to ignore the risk soon discovers the meaning of true terror.
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House of Horror UK, 2009, ISBN: 978-1445241289
in... Ten for Ten edited by Tony Burton
In this Depression-era tale, a chance encounter with a notorious outlaw on a lonely Kansas farm changes one family's entire life, and not in the way they might have expected.
Wolfmont Publishing, 2008, ISBN: 978-1603640077
(Dark Valentine, Spring 2011)
A young woman is stranded on a remote northern New Hampshire road at the height of a winter blizzard, but the weather may be the least of her problems. A killer haunts the highway, and he has Gina Young squarely in his sights...
Dance Hall Drug
(Dark Valentine, Fall 2010)
Nominated for a Pushcart Prize, 2011
In this stark psychological tale of obsession and revenge, a damaged young woman haunts the dance clubs of the city night after night, certain that she will find peace if only she can extract vengeance from the man who caused her so much pain.
Under an October Moon
(Twisted Dreams, Fall 2010)
In this tale of betrayal and murder, a man determined to rid himself of an annoying spouse works feverishly deep in the forest, unaware that he is being observed...
Uncle Brick and the Little Devilz
(Mysterical-E, July 2010)
In the second Uncle Brick novelette, the team investigates the apparent suicide of an elderly man in an adventure involving strippers, the disappearance of a young girl, a voice-activated digital recorder and an armed confrontation atop a building in Boston's Chinatown district.
(Needle: A Magazine of Noir, July 2010)
A criminal crew takes on a new member, a smoking-hot, ice-cold chick named Gina, in order to run one last score before skipping town. But it just might be one job too many.
(Crime and Suspense, July/August 2008)
Derringer Award Finalist for Best Short Story, 2009
Released from prison after serving thirty years for a murder conviction following a bank robbery gone horribly wrong, a broken man wants nothing more than one final meeting with the girl he left behind three decades ago.
Regrets, I've Had a Few
(TREI Literary Magazine, September 2008)
Derringer Award Finalist for Best Short Story, 2009
A man haunted by a tragic accident years ago involving his child meets a stranger in a bar with a story frighteningly similar to his own.
Ned and Helen
(FlashShot, February 2009)
A married couple's dispute over the TV remote gets settled in a most unusual way in this one hundred word flash story.
(Black Hound, February 2009)
Obsession and the lengths to which one man will go to preserve his relationship are explored in the Valentine's Day tale of terror.
(Crime and Suspense, March/April 2009)
A man has nothing to live for following his daughter's death at the hands of a drunk driverexcept revenge.
(Shroud Magazine, Spring 2009)
A landlord renting a room in his home to a mysterious stranger begins to suspect the man may be a serial killer.
The Bridal Veil
(Twisted Dreams Magazine, Summer 2009
Three young people pay a midnight visit to a haunted graveyard in order to investigate a terrifying local legend, but only two will return alive.
Drunk on the Moon: The Darke Affair
The third installment of the Paul D. Brazill-created PI/werewolf noir series finds Roman Dalton being tracked by the mysterious Agent Darke, a fed with unknown intentions. When Darke turns up missing, Dalton must save the agent from The City's most dangerous criminal or risk exposure of his most explosive secret.
(Shotgun Honey, July 29, 2011)
In this Derringer Award-winning flash story, a man hoping to turn his family business over to his son finds himself at the mercy of a young carjacker. When he refuses to relinquish the wheel, the results are anything but expected.
Final Vector, One More Moment
(Medallion Press website, Summer 2011)
In the aftermath of the assassination attempt on President Cartwright, Nick Jensen faces the TV cameras to accept the thanks of a grateful president, with somewhat unexpected results.
(Scarry Night Flash Fiction Challenge, February 2011)
A man finds an unusual way to save the city's prostitutes from a life of crime, but the rescue may be worse than the crime in this disturbing flash story.
(Do Some Damage Christmas Flash Fiction Challenge, December 2010)
A mob enforcer and a hooker work together to provide a holiday for underprivileged children in this thousand-word Christmas noir flash piece.
Uncle Brick and Jimmy Kills
(Mysterical-E, Summer 2009)
Derringer Award Finalist for Best Novelette, 2010
A divorced middle-aged man returns to Boston from the west coast to help out at his uncle's PI firm after the death of his father and finds himself embroiled in a murder investigation involving the mob, a crooked accountant and a beautiful young widow.
Winner, Morpheus Tales Flash Fiction Competition, Fall 2009
A massive city becomes home to millions of walking dead following a nuclear/biological terrorist attack in this bleak vision of apocalypse.