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bullet  Don't Bank On It (flash fiction) -- Inaugural Issue, Black Cat Mystery  Magazine, Wildside Press -- 2017
bullet  The Woman in the Elevator -- After The Pause -- September 2017
bullet  Finding Phyllis -- Wildside Press -- date TBA
bullet  I Live Two Lives! (flash fiction) -- The Story Shack -- 18 September 2017
bullet  Remembering Leonard (digital anthology) -- Wildside Press -- 2018
bullet Moonlight and Roses - honorable mention, The Writer's Journal: A screenwriter from the Midwest finds more than he bargained for, during a long walk with a beautiful actress, in Santa Monica in the wee hours of the morning.
bullet  Black Sunrise: A Texas ranger finds himself left for dead at the bottom of a ravine where he muses about his investigation into the murder/robbery of a small-town physician that got him there.  Published in The Detective Megapack
bullet  Bedhead Fred's Redhead's Dead: A private detective's chance meeting with a high school chum leads him into the investigation of two seemingly unrelated homicides. Published in The Noir Mystery Megapack
bullet Room 801: An elderly man visits a vacation spot that evokes memories of a youthful romance that eventually led him to murder and more in Niagara Falls, Canada.  Published in The Noir Mystery Megapack
bullet Rainy Tuesday: A physician's orderly daily routine is rudely interrupted by unexpected correspondence describing his murder in advance, from the object of a homicide plan of his own.  Published in The Noir Mystery Megapack
bullet Washroom Talk, Stalking Susan Storm, Number Eight, Coffee Shop, and The Typewriter -  included in the 12th Mystery Double, see Books
bullet Upcoming "Thrillogy" soon to be published by Wildside Press:
"The Burning Man"
    A P.I. takes on the case of a murdered teen as a friend to the grieving family & becomes "judge, jury & executioner."
    (Quarter-finalist, 2017 "Cinematic Short Story" contest).
 "In the Blood"
     A P.I. resorts to supernatural means to solve a case where the suspect in three murders is an older man
     bedfast in a hospital, despite the man's DNA & fingerprints being found at three crime scenes.
"Finding Phyllis"
    A P.I. is hired by an elderly divorcee to find her missing daughter, who turns out to also be the detective's girlfriend.
    (Semi-finalist, 2017 "Cinematic Short Story" contest)
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