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BAGATELLE

When a music critic is murdered, it’s up to his lawyers to figure out whodunit.

Winner, Al Blanchard Award for Best Short Crime Fiction Story (2016)

Honorable mention, Writers Digest Popular Fiction Contest (2016)

Published on Fresh Ink

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TRAFFIC STOP

“. . . you see, this is kind of awkward because I don’t exactly have my purse with me right now, and this isn’t exactly my car. . . .”

Published on Intrinsick

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THE GIFT

A New York woman discovers it’s possible to know too much. 

Winner, Typehouse Literary Magazine 2019 2nd Biennial Short Fiction Contest

Download available from Typehouse Literary Magazine

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LOGISTICS

 Managing the breakup of a marriage, one step at a time.

Second place, On the Premises contest (2013)

Published on On the Premises, November, 2013

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FUNERAL LUNCHEONS

A behind-the-scenes look at a time-honored ritual.

Honorable Mention, Bethlehem Writers Roundtable contest (2014)

Published on Bethlehem Writers Roundtable, November/December, 2014

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THE BAD GUY

How much do we really know about the people we love?

Honorable mention, TulipTree Review Genre Contest, Fall, 2019

Published in TulipTree Review, Fall/Winter 2019-2020, Genre Issue #7

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THE GIFT

A New York woman discovers it’s possible to know too much.

Winner, Typehouse Literary Magazine 2019 2nd Biennial Short Fiction Contest

Published in Typehouse Literary Magazine, Issue 18

Available from Typehouse Literary Magazine

Stories That Need to be Told 2018
FETCHING THE PAYROLL

It should have been such a simple little task. . . .

Honorable mention, Stories That Need To Be Told: The Contest

Published in Stories That Need To Be Told 2018 (2018)

Anthology available from Amazon

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BAGATELLE

When a music critic is murdered, it’s up to his lawyers to figure out whodunit.

Winner, Al Blanchard Award for Best Short Crime Fiction Story (2016)

Honorable mention, Writers Digest Popular Fiction Contest (2016)

Published in Windward: Best New England Crime Stories (2016)

Anthology available from Bookshop, Amazon, and Barnes and Noble

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THE PROTECTORS

After Tommy Parker’s parents are found dead, fourteen-year-old Jake Robinson and his big brother Gus set out in search of Tommy.

What they discover forces Gus to rethink his beliefs about what justice truly looks like.

Published in Ember: A Journal of Luminous Things (2015)

Print version of anthology available from E&GJ Press, Amazon, and Barnes and Noble

Audio version of story available from Indie Bound and Audible

MP3 audio version of story available from River Bend Bookshop and Amazon

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DISAPPEARING

Four days after Seth McGuigan’s tenth birthday in 1850, Martha Jane Carney disappeared. Twelve years later, Seth’s brother Danny thinks he may have found her.

Published in Spark: A Creative Anthology, Volume V (2014)

Anthology available from E&GJ Press and Amazon