Short Fiction

My short fiction covers a wide range of genres: Mystery, science fiction, fantasy, and horror. [Okay, that’s four genres. Wide enough?] These are the ones that can be found in book form.

“The Case of the Missing Case,” in For The Sake Of The Game

“Fans of the BBC’s Sherlock will appreciate Alan Gordon’s take on Holmes’s relationship with Mycroft.” Publishers Weekly

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 “The Drop,” in Jewish Noir

2015 Best Anthology! Suspense Magazine

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 “Bottom of the Sixth,” in Queens Noir

Honorable Mention, Best American Mystery Fiction

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 “Fresh Meat,” in Wolfsbane and Mistletoe [available in all formats]

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 “The Jester and the Mathematician,” in The Mammoth Book of New Historical Whodunits

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“The Jester and the Saint,” [Theophilos’ debut!] in Once Upon A Crime II

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“The 730 Club,” in Kingpins

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“A Dry Manhattan Story,” [My fiction debut!] in Crime a la Carte

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…and many more published in Alfred Hitchcock Mystery Magazine, Ellery Queen Mystery Magazine, and Asimov’s Science Fiction.


“Looking for Illyria,” in Living With Shakespeare

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