It’s My Funeral!, a 2,500 word story, is on the Literally Stories website. Griffin has heard the expression It’s your funeral before, but after a particularly big surf at Bondi beach one day, it takes on a whole new meaning for him. Read It’s My Funeral!
By Specul8 Publishing
Where’s Holmes, Vol I, a collection of new stories of the 221B Baker Street legend from Australian and New Zealand writers, published by Specul8, set in the world of Sherlock Holmes, without the detective actually appearing. This volume includes my story The Case of the Reverse Thief, in whichDr Watson and Lestrade team up to work the clues. Are two heads even half as good as one great detective?
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I, Spy was featured in Pulp Adventures # 30.
Brigit Hastings knows that life as a spy is dangerous. But what happens when the danger flows on to those she loves?
Lane Cove Literary awards 2018 My play, Boyfriend 2.0, won the Lane Cove Literary theatre award. Is there such a thing as a perfect boyfriend? Or is what we have, as good as it gets. Lane Cove website
The play, directed by me, won People’s Choice at the 2019 Short and Sweet, Sydney, festival of theatre. See video of staged play Boyfriend 2.0
The Infiltrator appeared in Suspicious Activities, an anthology of detective stories by Devil’s Party Press See Amazon listing here
The story was also shortlisted for the Scarlet Stiletto award, 2018, by the Sisters of Crime, Australia.
By Black Beacon Books
An anthology of mystery tales, for armchair sleuths to enjoy. Release date 3 June 2020.
Includes my Sherlock Holmes story, The Case of the Reverse Thief. The great detective is away so Dr Watson must lead an investigation himself. However, as the fate of the world hangs in the balance, he finds that watching the master detective and thinking like him are two very different things.
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By Specul8 Publishing
Where’s Holmes? Vol II, features fresh new takes on the 221B legend from Australian writers. It includes my story Too Many Sherlocks. Holmes is missing and Dr Watson must work the clues with the mysterious Irene Adler.
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My short story It’s My Funeral, Podcast by Meduspod.
After a big day at Bondi Beach, Aussie guy Griffin wakes up in a strange woman’s house and thinks he got lucky. But did he?
An anthology of crime stories by women writers (not the nice, sugar and spice kind), The Lady Thrillers includes my story, The Bodyguard.
Jackson is assigned to guard a scientist and thinks it will be easy money (the best sort). Until he finds out what she’s researching.
By Murderous Ink Press.
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Australia The Lady Thrillers
Murder and Machinery, by Black Beacon Books, with tales of crafty cogs and bad bots includes my story Suicide Blonde.
Cassidy, an officer in the AI Squad, watches jealously as her colleagues on the Bad Robot Strike Force suit up on a mission destroy an AI killer, military grade. But the string of suicides she investigates may prove to be the more significant case of the day.
Available: US Murder +Machinery
Australia Murder + Machinery
My story, the Mysterious Smile, is included in this anthology of time travel tales, by Jayhenge Publishing.
When Milo invents the world’s first Time Machine, he knows where he’ll go first – to visit Leonard da Vinci. But, as they say, you should never meet your heroes.
To Buy: US The Chorochronos Archives
Australia The Chorochronos Archives
When Iron Meets Mettle, my story written in the style of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, is available to read now on Wattpad.
A mysterious visitor arrives at 221B Baker Street while Dr Watson’s back is turned. It will test the great detective’s skills (and the good doctor’s patience) like no other case.
A fun 20 min read, with some good coffee or alcoholic refreshment.
Read When Iron Meets Mettle here
My detective story, One Small Step, is in the London Reader’s Summer issue, 2021. Beth Morris, the first woman detective in her squad, investigates the murder of a dance teacher in post-Apollo 11 USA.
My short story, Soul Mate, appeared in Issue 049 of Luna Station Quarterly.
Cassidy is in a haunted half-way house, full of rock stars and movie icons, awaiting eternal placement through one door or the other.