Short Stories

So far my published short fiction has mostly been in the crime genre. I feel the dark twists of plot and the extremes of human behaviour found in this area of writing complements my interest in dark fantasy and the supernatural very nicely. 

Click on the linked titles to read the stories in either pdf form or via links to the Sisters In Crime website, where the first five stories listed below are available to read. 

HAIL MARY (winner of The Kerry Greenwood Prize and third prize in the Scarlet Stiletto, 2003) 

Writer Gabrielle Lord presents my 2000 Scarlet Stiletto prize

BIRTHING THE DEMONS (winner, Scarlet Stiletto Prize, 2001. Published in the anthology of Scarlet Stiletto winners Scarlet Stiletto: The First Cut and Crime Factory magazine No. 6, 2002) 

BAIT (runner-up, Scarlet Stiletto Prize, 2000) 

TADPOLE  (winner, Kerry Greenwood Prize, 2004) 

THE MEMORY OF SCARS (from Sisters In Crime website) 

MR GALLOWS’ CHRISTMAS GIFT (published in Festive Fear, 2009) 

FIVE THINGS I’M GRATEFUL FOR (published in Queen Of Crime 2001

WINGS (published in Queen Of Crime 2000)