Free ezine stories (recent)

Mystery-Suspense:

“The Belle Hope” – A private eye searches for two missing treasure hunters. 3,000 words. Finalist: 2019 Derringer Awards for outstanding mystery stories. Click here to listen to a free podcast reading from King’s River Life Magazine. (Story originally appeared in Malice Domestic 13: Mystery Most Geographical in 2018.)

“Soliciting Misery” – An oddball personal injury attorney becomes entangled in a deadly scam. 2,200 words. Click here to read it free at Calliope. (Originally published at Over My Dead Body! in 2015.)

“Hidden” – A young man learns the truth about his family’s dark history. 1800 words. Click here to read it free at Bethlehem Writers Roundtable.

“Murderous Lies” – A botched robbery, an abandoned bag of money, and a murder. What could possibly go wrong? Click here to listen to a free podcast reading from King’s River Life Magazine. (Story originally appeared in Suspense Magazine.)

“Nobody’s Safe” – An ordinary man becomes entangled in a baffling web of murder, mobsters, and suspicious detectives. Click here to read it free at crime ‘zine Tough.

“See No Evil” – A blind man witnessed a brutal murder. Or did he? 800 words. Click here to read it free at Retreats from Oblivion: The Journal of NoirCon.

“Listen Up” – A peculiar clue helps detectives solve a liquor store robbery. 750 words. Click here to read it free at Flash Bang Mysteries. Finalist: 2019 Derringer Awards for outstanding mystery stories.

With Cunning Wickedness” – Tracking down stolen art entangles a private eye in a web of millionaires, mobsters, and murder. 3,800 words. Click here to read it free at Trigger Warning. (Originally published in The Shamus Sampler II anthology, June 2014.)

Humor:

“Character Rebellion” – The characters in my grave robber stories don’t want to rob graves any more. Whiners. 450 words, guest blog post. Click here to read it free at MotiveMeansOpportunity.

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