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Local Knowledge in the Best American Mystery Stories of the Year!

I’m honored to report that my short story, “Local Knowledge,” has just been reprinted in The Best American Mystery Stories 2012 edited by Robert Crais. The story first appeared in Ellery Queen Mystery Magazine. I’m very pleased by this.  If you’d like a copy, you can get it at your local bookseller or find a copy here.


  1. Steve Braunginn Steve Braunginn
    October 28, 2012    

    Your mystery stories always tie me up, bolt me down, and keep me riveted. While extremely pleased to see your work continues to be reprinted in some “Best American…” series, I am not at all surprised. Mostly because you and your work are in my “Best American…” whatever series in my own home library. Keep on keepin’ on!

  2. Mary Jo Rabe Mary Jo Rabe
    October 28, 2012    

    Fantastic and Congratulations!

  3. DeAnna DeAnna
    October 28, 2012    

    Woo hoo! Congratulations!

  4. Patrick Reynolds Patrick Reynolds
    October 28, 2012    

    Congratulations, Kris – and thanks for letting us know! Pat

  5. October 27, 2012    

    Wonderful. I’ll be looking for it!

  6. Michael Canfield Michael Canfield
    October 27, 2012    


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