Other writing

I love short stories and have published a number of them, in addition to travel pieces and other non-fiction.

Here are some of my recent and upcoming publications:

Short Stories

“Whack-A-Mole,” Mystery Tribune online, May 2023

“The Ass-in,” Hook, Line and Sinker, January 2023.

“Secret Santa,” The People’s Friend, December 17, 2022

“His Last Duchess,” in Mystery MagazineNovember 2022

“The Pompeii Beauty,” in Crime Wave 2: Women of a Certain Age, October 2022

“Why I Left the House that Smelled of Death,” Yellow Mama Webzine, June 2022

“Tired Of Bath,” Alfred Hitchcock Mystery Magazine, March/April 2022, Podcast

“On the Side of the Angels” , Ellery Queen Mystery Magazine, January/February 2022

“Water Fall”available now in Mysteryrat’s Maze podcast

“A Summer Place” in The People’s Friend Summer Special 211, July 2021

“You Better Not Tell,”  in Peace, Love, and Crime: Crime Fiction Inspired by the Songs of the ’60s

“Autumn is a Time for Dying”, in Crime Wave, October 2020

“Death by Natural Causes”, in Cozy Villages of DeathFall 2020

“In His Element”, in A Grave Diagnosis, Carrick Publishing, October, 2020

“Not Your Lolita”, in Malice Domestic 15: Mystery Most Theatrical

“Break His Bone”STOP THE WORLD: Snapshots from a Pandemic, August  2020

“Edie”, Ellery Queen Mystery Magazine, Jan/Feb 2020

“The Flamingo Diamond”,  The People’s Friend  Special 179, August 2019

“A Locked Co-op Mystery”,  Mystery Weekly, June 2019

“Stealth”, in The Desperate and the Damned , Toe Six Press, May 2019/ King’s River Life, January 2021

“The Way to a Man’s Heart”, Mysteryrat’s Maze podcast, February 2019/ Over My Dead Body, October 2017

“The Mercy Killer”,  Mysteryrat’s Maze podcast. October 2018, BOULD anthology, November 2021

Other Writing

Death by Natural Causes Creating an African Cozy Short Story, Mystery Readers Journal, Spring 2023

On Nasty Neighbours and the New Guppy Anthology, Killer Crafts and Crafty Killers, January 2023

Let’s Pretend, AHMM. Trace Evidence blog, February 2022

Top 5 Mysteries I have Read During the Pandemic, August 2020

A Book to Remember, EQMM, Something’s Going to Happen, January 2020

Thanksgiving treats and threats, Kings River Life magazine

Where I get my ideas and what if, blog on Killer Crafts and Crafty Killers

Romans influence plain to see in many parts of Spain, Postmedia News, 2015