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PUBLICATIONS – SHORT STORIES

The Fault, Virginia Quarterly Review, Esquire, Pacific Review, Puerto Del Sol, Colorado Review, California Quarterly, Kansas Quarterly, MSS, Crime Through Time, Hollywood and Crime, San Diego Noir

BOOKS

Midheaven, a novel, Viking Press; 
The Loud Adios, a novel, St. Martin’s;
The Venus Deal, a novel, St. Martin’s;
The Angel Gang, a novel, St. Martin’s; 
The Do-Re-Mi, a novelPoisoned Pen Press; 
Reading Brother Lawrence, a memoir, Hickey’s Books; 
The Vagabond Virgins, a novel, Poisoned Pen Press; 
The Biggest Liar in Los Angeles, a novel, Poisoned Pen Press; 
Writing and the Spirit, reflections, OakTara Press; 
The Good Know Nothing, Poisoned Pen Press;
The Very Least, a novel, Hickey’s Books;
The Answer to Everything, a novel, Hickey’s Books

NONFICTION ARTICLES 

150 plus reviews, feature articles, and columns in The San Diego Union Tribune and The San Diego Reader; Reviews and articles in Mystery SceneMystery Readers’ Journal, Literary Magazine Review, and San Diego Writers’ Monthly

HONORS

— “Cars” honorably mentioned in Best American Short StoriesMidheaven, selected as one of four finalists for the Ernest Hemingway Award for best first published fiction book. 
— National Endowment for the Arts Literature Fellowship; Three short stories nominated for the Pushcart Prize; 
The Loud Adios given the St. Martin’s Press/Private Eye Writers of America Best First Private Eye Novel Award; 
The Do-Re-Mi honored as a finalist for the Shamus Award for best private investigator novel;
— The Biggest Liar in Los Angeles chosen as the San Diego Book Awards best mystery and suspense novel