Published Work


Alma Murder (ebook only) 2021
Words of Love(Woody Guthrie 5) 2019Buy now
Back Door Man(Zach Barnes 6) 2018Buy now
Before You Accuse Me(Woody Guthrie 4) 2018Buy now
Hit Somebody(Trash & Byrne 2) 2017Buy now
Dark Gonna Catch Me Here    (Woody Guthrie 3) 2016Buy now
The Nowhere Man(Zach Barnes 5) 2016Buy now
Oh, Lord, Won’t You Steal Me A Mercedes Benz   (Woody Guthrie 2) 2015Buy now
The Kids Are All Right(Zach Barnes 4) 2014Buy now
Postcards of the Hanging 2014Buy now
Blood on the Tracks(Woody Guthrie 2) 2013Buy now
The Night Has 1000 Eyes(Zach Barnes 3) 2013Buy now
Run Straight Down 2012Buy now
Cherry Bomb (Zach Barnes 2) 2012Buy now
The Whammer Jammers(Trash & Byrne 1) 2011Buy now
Who Wrote the Book of Death?(Zach Barnes 1) 2011Buy now

Short Stories:

“Drum and Coke”Tough2023
“Cold Turkey”Mystery Magazine2023
“Speed Dating”Black Cat Mystery Magazine #142023
“Peace of Mind Guaranteed” Prohibition Peepers2023
“This Year’s Model”Black Cat Weekly #1052023
“Hot Sugar Blues” (Reprint)Black Cat Weekly #992023
“Standing in the Strike Zone”Mystery Magazine2023
“Crazy Cat Lady”Alfred Hitchcock’s Mystery Magazine2023
“A Nose for News”Black Cat Weekly #892023
“Queen of Spades”Guilty Crimes Magazine2023
“Stella Blues”Mickey Finn: 21st Century Noir #32022
“When Lainie Was Late”Cold Cases (Mystery, Crime, and Mayhem 11)2022
“Ghost Writers in the Sky”Black Cat Weekly #592022
“Peepin’ and Hidin'”Guilty Crimes Magazine2022
“The Inconstant Moon”Unspeakable (CultureCult Magazine & Press)2022
“Spread It On Thick”Cozy Sidekicks (Mystery, Crime, and Mayhem 10) (Knotted Road Press)2022
“Full Automatic”Lawyers, Guns & Money (Down & Out Books)2022
“Jack in the Box”Crime Hits Home (Hanover Square Press/Mystery Writers of America)2022
“Kick Out The Jams”Groovy Gumshoes: Private Eyes in the Psychedelic Sixties (Down & Out Books)2022
“The Bridesmaid’s Tale” Black Cat Weekly #272022
“Heir of the Dog” The Contract (Mystery, Crime, and Mayhem) (Knotted Road Press)2021
“Slow Down” Black Cat Mystery Magazine2021
“Piano Girl” Passionate Crimes (Mystery, Crime, and Mayhem) (Knotted Road Press)2021
“Double Whammy” Crimes in the Countryside (Mystery, Crime, and Mayhem) (Knotted Road Press)2021
“Adam’s Prime Rib” Mystery Weekly Magazine 2021
“Kicks”Mickey Finn: 21st Century Noir2020
“Killer Bees”Masthead (Level Best Books)2020
“Cranberry Beret” The Killer Wore Cranberry: a Sixth Scandalous Serving2020
“Ugly Fat”Heartbreaks and Half-Truths2020
“Two Good Hands”Tough2019
“Annie Works the Midnight Shift”Tough2019
“Par for the Corpse”Tough2019
“Messin’ With the Kid”Black Cat Mystery Magazine2019
“Brown Eyes Crying in the Rain”Occult Detective Quarterly 2018
“Teddy Baer’s Picnic”Mystery Weekly Magazine 2018
“The Girl in the Red Bandanna”
Alfred Hitchcock’s Mystery Magazine
“Love on the Rocks”Mystery Weekly Magazine 2018
“Death by Water”Sherlock Holmes Mystery Magazine 2017
“Look What They’ve Done to My Song, Ma”Alfred Hitchcock’s Mystery Magazine 2017
“Afternoon Delight”Busted: Arresting Stories from the Beat (Level Best Books) 2017
“Death and the Dancing Bears” Occult Detective Quarterly #2 2017
“That’s All Right, Mama” Switchblade Magazine 2017
Stranglehold & Other Stories   collects the stories below 2017
“Smothered Mate”Alfred Hitchcock’s Mystery Magazine2016
One Headlight”Sherlock Holmes Mystery Magazine 2015
“Dead Man’s Hand”Sherlock Holmes Mystery Magazine 2015
“Santa & The Shortstop”Sherlock Holmes Mystery Magazine 2015
“Hot Sugar Blues”Vengeance (Tekno Books/Mystery Writers of America) 2013
“Sweet Hitch Hiker” Dead Calm  (Level Best Books) 2011
“Ring of Fire”Thin Ice (Level Best Books) 2010
“Stranglehold”Alfred Hitchcock’s Mystery Magazine 2010
“Little Things” Quarry (Level Best Books) 2009
“Susie Cue”Dead Fall (Level Best Books) 2008
“Running on Empty”Still Waters (Level Best Books) 2007