Check out my interview on Literary Ashland.
When a different kind of justice is needed—swift, effective, and personal—a new type of avenger must take action.
Commissioned by the Mystery Writers of America, Vengeance is edited by Lee Child and features twenty-one stories. Although my name doesn't appear on the cover, my story "Africa Always Needs Guns" starts on page 156. Vengeance is now at fine bookstores everywhere. Read more…
Darfur - Work in Progress
A Bangladeshi policewoman is killed in a displaced persons camp in Darfur. Nothing more than a random act of violence in a dangerous part of the world?
Valentin Vermeulen, conducting a routine audit, quickly learns there is more to the story. For one, the armored personnel carriers that are to serve as backup to the foot patrols are old and worn out, while the UN is paying for new vehicles. But that turns out to be the least of his problems.
Before long, he is caught in a sandstorm, captured by rebel soldiers, and chased through the streets of Port Sudan. Read more…
Musa Khumalo lives in a shack in one of the many informal settlements dotting the Durban cityscape. Left behind as untold others in the new South Africa.
Reluctantly, he participates in a protest rally demanding better facilities at their location. Things don't go as planned. A shots are fired, a corrupt city councillor is killed and Musa is wanted for murder.
Naked Came the Rogue
Assistant Librian Annie Brandon is about ready to close up the library when a naked woman comes in. Just wearing a G-string, Lindy wants to check out a book on raw cooking. A half hour later, Annie finds her dead outside the library.
That's the beginning of a mystery that will take Annie through most of Jackson County. A serial mystery, Naked Came the Rogue was written by nine authors. I wrote chapter nine. Read more…