Revisit war-torn El Salvador with junior diplomat Casey Collins. Get a long-awaited glimpse into how Casey’s 1983 confrontation with savagery and danger in Central America shapes her character.

In the midst of civil war, how will she handle the gut-wrenching fear?

Her nature gives her only two choices.

Go numb and avoid trouble.

Or live life with every nerve end tingling …

Ride along with Casey in my short story “Shut Your Eyes and You’ll Be Fine”, as she decides what to do.

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This short and compelling story introduces Casey Collins and is a pivotal addition to the five thriller novels that take place in the next twenty  years of her career.

Boogie with Kings River Life!

“Black Powder Boogie” appears in this week’s edition of Kings River Life magazine. It’s my only short story featuring both Dawna and Casey. Action takes place in Budapest thirteen months before 9/11. Heroines of separate crime series, the two get ready to have a major blast together. Naturally, they disagree. Which woman has the most dangerous job?

An early reader comments, “Interesting setting, great read, super start to the day.” Follow this link to read the whole story online.

Black Powder Boogie: Mystery Short Story