AND NOW THERE ARE FOUR
After a busy and exciting spring, having three new short stories
for crime anthologies, I got word in September that a FOURTH story has been
added to the mix.
I'm thrilled to learn my story "The Lady's Maid Vanishes" has been accepted for
inclusion in the anthology,
Murder Most Historical
to be published in time for the
2017 Malice Domestic
November 2016 will see two of my stories appearing, along with
those of 17
other Canadian crime writers, in the new anthology,
The Whole She-Bang 3
Swimming with the Guppies:
My short story "Gossip" will be included in the next Guppy crime anthology,
The Guppies are a Sisters in Crime group of writers whose first three
all have a distinctly fishy flavour.
The Lady's Maid Vanishes
1931 in the Canadian Rockies. When her maid goes missing from the viceregal
entourage while travelling through the Rockies, Lady Byng, wife of the Governor
General, is determined to find out the truth.
A Death at the Parsonage
1823 England: When a not-very-well-liked clergyman dies a suspicious death
his Sunday sermon, a quick-witted lady turns detective to come to the aid of her
Stuck in the kitchen on the biggest turkey-and-football day of the year, a
long-suffering housewife takes a new look at sacred family traditions.
A successful artist returns to the small town she left behind nearly twenty
years ago, and discovers her reputation is not what she thought it was.
November 2014 saw the start of my life of crime, when my short story "Poetic
Justice" was published in The Whole She-Bang 2, an anthology from Canadian
Following the 2011 success of the first book,
The Whole She-Bang
, the Canadian
Sisters in Crime
decided to publish a second anthology of crime
stories by Canadian writers, from first offenders to hardened veterans.
I had a ton of fun writing "Poetic Justice" and couldn't resist basing it on
recent, crazy events in Toronto.
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The Whole She-Bang 2
Editor Janet Costello and her crew have pulled together 24 stories ranging from
cosy to noir, from deadly serious to dying laughing. I'm thrilled to be
included among such a talented crew of sisters and brothers.
What other writers are saying....
The Whole She-Bang 2 is wonderful! With accomplished short stories that
range from hilarious to gruesome to downright unsettling, this is a collection
sure to appeal to any taste. It does Canada's female crime writers proud.
New York Times Bestselling author
Thoughtful, well-written and above all, entertaining, this collection of short
stories by established and up-and-coming crime writers is as Canadian as a
polite little murder on a winter's afternoon.
Elizabeth J. Duncan,
award-winning author of the Penny Brannigan series.
Are the stories in this new collection by Sisters in Crime ingenious?
Check. Well written? Check. A delight, a surprise, and unputdownable, story
after story? Check, check, and check. If ever there was an anthology worth
checking out, this is it.
Arthur Ellis Award winner for best
short mystery fiction
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