Short Stories

“Herring Choker”
First published in Boys’ Life magazine, January 2002

“The Windigo”
First published in Boys’ Life magazine, March 2004

“The Far Side of the River”
First published in Meeting Across the River: Stories Inspired by the Haunting Bruce Springsteen Song (Bloomsbury USA, 2005)

“Before Swine”
First published in Silence of the Loons: Thirteen Tales of Mystery by Minnesota’s Premier Crime Writers (Nodin Press, 2005)

“Bums”
First published in Twin Cities Noir (Akashic Books, 2006)

“Heat Lightning”
First published in Mystery Writers of America Presents Death Do Us Part: New Stories about Love, Lust, and Murder (Back Bay Books, 2006)

“Absolution”
First published in These Guns for Hire: 31 Stories About Hitmen (Bleak House Books, 2006)

“Hills Like White Rabbits”
First published in Resort to Murder: Thirteen More Tales of Mystery by Minnesota’s Premier Writers (Nodin Press, 2007)

“Contender”
First published in Once Upon A Crime: An Anthology of Murder, Mayhem, and Suspense (Nodin Press, 2009)

“Hixton”
First published in Crimes by Moonlight, Mysteries from the Dark Side (Berkley, 2010)

“Woman in Ice”
First published in Fifteen Tales of Murder, Mayhem, and Malice: from the Land of Minnesota Nice (Nodin Press, 2012)

“Luck”
First published in Writers of Spring: Stories and Prose (Nodin Press, 2012)

“The Man Who Cried Wolf”
First published in 10,000 Lakes: Tales from the North Country (A.S.A.P. Publishing, 2016)

“The Painted Smile”
First published in Echoes of Sherlock Holmes: Stories Inspired by the Holmes Canon (Pegasus Books, 2016)

“Corpus Delicti”
(A.S.A.P. Publishing, 2018)

“Just Another Cold Case”
First published in Blood Work: Remembering Gary Shulze Once Upon a Crime (Down & Out Books, 2018)

“Nature of the Beast”
First published in Mystery Writers of America Presents Odd Partners: An Anthology (Ballantine Books, 2019)