The Wedding Ring: Author Preferred Edition

The author-preferred edition of The Wedding Ring has just appeared in paperback. Both editions of the story—the one that appeared in Ellery Queen Mystery Magazine and the one I wrote first that is…um…racier?…(and edited with the digests in mind)—are in the volume, along with an essay explaining the story’s trajectory. This volume is good for […]

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A New Spade/Paladin Collection With A Brand-New Story!

I’m so pleased to announce that the second collection featuring my popular characters Spade and Paladin has just hit print! The collection features a brand-new, never-before-seen novella about Spade and Paladin, called “The Case of the Purloined Pages.” If you’ve never read a Spade story before, you have a chance by reading this week’s Free […]

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Writer Me, Editor Me, and Reader Me Should Have Had A Conversation

…about the title for this novella. The End of the World gets used a lot, and while the title is accurate, kinda sorta, for this piece, it’s not the kind of title that makes you—or even me, the author—go, “Oh, yeah! That story.” Whoops. Not changing it now, though. I promised you all I’d tell […]

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