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Sisters in Crime/Northern California’s first short story anthology invites you to take a journey into mystery and intrigue, with 19 short stories that explore crime, guilt and justice in our earthquake-prone region and beyond.

The book includes my story, “Get A Life.”

Nadine Gale knows that another Nadine Gale suspects her identity has been stolen. She’s right. And the false Nadine Gale aims to get away with it. the real Nadine Gale has other plans.  Read more...

 
 
 
 
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Magician Valentine Hill always begins her act with: “Reality is illusion. Illusion is reality, and nothing is what it seems.” Valentine herself is a case in point: she is unquestionably real, but she has no legal existence. Her mother, a skilled con artist, has never revealed Valentine’s real age, birth place, or her father’s identity—except to say that he was a magician.    Read more...

 
 
 
 
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What are the odds of dying? For Stevie Number, schizophrenic street person, the odds stand at 100% -- because he’s dead. For Allison Weaver, the probability of meeting a violent death increases exponentially from the moment she finds Stevie’s body through every subsequent step she takes to find out why he died.   Read More...