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

“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

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