The first, “Asset Protection,” is a novelette about shoplifting. Yes, shoplifting. And so much more. You can find it in the current issue of Alfred Hitchcock’s Mystery Magazine.
I guess because one story is appearing in the U.S. (the Hitchcock story) and the other in the UK (the Crimewave story), there’s no better time than to tell you about a US/UK special that Kobo is running for this weekend only. Look very carefully at the listings, because one novel is only available in the US (the crime novel, Bleed Through), and another only in the UK and Australia (the Diving novel). However, the Fiction River anthology, Time Streams, is on special in all three places. (And it too has a story of mine that is, in its own way, a crime story. Here’s what you do. Go to Kobo, order the book, and type in the code. I believe it’s one book per code. Then enjoy!
The list:Bleed Through (US only) Diving into the Wreck: A Diving Universe Novel (UK/AU only, which I can’t link to from here in the US) Fiction River: Time Streams (US/UK/AU)
And the code:
And if you want to read a story of mine, check out “G-Men,” for free on WMG Publishing’s website. The story will be available until next Thursday. And the serialization of Spree continues, every Tuesday. The latest installment is here.
Finally, until Wednesday, you can hear one of my favorite Dean Wesley Smith stories, read by Dean, on the WMG free podcast. You can find that nifty story here. Listen while you surf the web and order stuff. Then encourage him to write more of these Captain Brian Saber stories. I do all the time, but I’m just the wife. He listens to you guys.