New stories

New stories are published online at Smashwords. When available, you’ll be able to download them in the format of your choice for reading on a computer or an ereader.

Twisted Sisters – a modern pulp short story

Twisted SistersDetective Jim Nash has a problem. He has a murder victim in an alley and a dead woman in his bed. His own homicide division wants to charge him with murder. To say he’s got serious commitment problems would be an understatement. He’s on the lookout for twins, but he doesn’t want to date them. He wants to know who murdered them. A modern pulp short story.

Price: Free

Available now from Smashwords in the format of your choice.

Bank Robber Dames short stories

Bank Robber Dames short storiesUpdated and re-issued, this collection of short stories hits all the high spots-or the low spots, depending on one’s point of view. There’s a visit to a strip club off the 15 in Montana; an encounter with a hitch-hiker on the 10 in New Mexico; romancing a truck-driving sweetheart in a sleeper at a California truck stop; a smile from a reformed addict in North Dakota.

Frank’s weakness for dark-haired, dark-eyed women is often his downfall, but in these short stories he’s just enjoying what life has to offer while he’s on the road.

Price: Free

Available now from Smashwords in the format of your choice.

Dreams Die Fast

Dreams Die FastFrank Ross is headed home after spending a long winter on the Baja. When his motorcycle breaks down, he’s trapped in an old ghost town on the west side of the Salton Sea. A woman takes pity on Frank and invites him over for a home-cooked meal. Before he knows it, Frank is knee-deep in cartel drugs with a woman itching to pull the trigger on the gun she’s pointing at his back.

this is a great book. it does have some sex in it. but it had a great unexpected twist. —from a B&N reader review.

Try before you buy. Read an excerpt here.

Dreams Die Fast is available at Smashwords. Price: $1.99

Midnight at the Oasis

Midnight at the OasisFrank Ross is headed down Mexico way, but first he has to escape from the high desert and the clutches of a sweet-talking, nimble little thing that has spun her web and led Frank down the road to good intentions gone bad. Following a trial by fire, Frank manages to get back on the road, but not before narrowly escaping a damsel in much distress when he refuses to take her along for the ride.

Explicit sex, language.

Price: $0.99.

Available now from Smashwords in the format of your choice.