Sherry Sherry

Last year Dead Guns Press published their first Hardboiled anthology after a couple of years’ hiatus. My short story Sherry Sherry was included. (Yes, that is a Neil Diamond reference.) A twist on the old girl in the fridge trope, the somewhat unstable narrator goes on the rampage when she comes home to discover her … More Sherry Sherry

Read Pamphleteers in Typehouse Literary Magazine

You can now read my short story Pamphleteers in the new issue of Typehouse Literary Magazine! Budapest, 1957. Once-famous writer Jozsef Novak is part of a conspiracy to publish subversive pamphlets. However, his new romance with student Lazlow is threatening his resolve and the secret police are closing in. For fans of spies, romance, and … More Read Pamphleteers in Typehouse Literary Magazine

Read Hello! Housekeeping! in The Dark City Mystery Magazine

  You can now read my new short story Hello! Housekeeping! in The Dark City Crime & Mystery Magazine! College Man is a college drop out, cleaning rooms in a city hotel for spare change. It’s not too bad a job – he gets to work alone and management are all right. His coasting comes … More Read Hello! Housekeeping! in The Dark City Mystery Magazine

The Dark City

  I’m on a bit of a spree at the moment, having a run of good luck. My short story ‘Hello! Housekeeping!’ has been accepted by The Dark City Crime & Mystery Magazine and will be published in its October issue! A hotel cleaner finds a dead body in the bathroom along with a bag … More The Dark City

Schlock! Webzine

  I’m really excited to have a short story included in the next issue of Schlock! Webzine. Cutting Gold Teeth – an urban fantasy tale about a bank heist that goes wrong, kicking off a surreal trip through some unsavoury parts of San Francisco –  will be published on 16th September and available to read … More Schlock! Webzine

New Hardboiled anthology – the return of Dead Guns Press

A couple of years ago, my short story Queen of Junkyard Dogs appeared in an anthology called Hardboiled: Dames & Sin by Dead Guns Press. (I have since self-published this one in my own latest collection, Fresh Blood Orange.) Shortly after, DGP went on hiatus, its future uncertain. I’m pleased to say in 2018 DGP … More New Hardboiled anthology – the return of Dead Guns Press