Published Stories

Here’s a list of my published stories. Those with an asterisk indicate adult content.

*”The Sum of Our Parts” is in First: Sensual Lesbian Stories of New Beginnings

Kim Perez left a high-stress career and took a bartending job in New Mexico as part of her healing journey after a mastectomy. She hasn’t thought much about dating for two years. Until Jordan Case, a woman on her own journey, comes in for a drink and a meal.

*”Secret Admirer” appears in Don’t Be Shy: A Collection of Erotic Lesbian Stories

Niki St. John is a grad student in Nashville who receives mysterious notes with requests for meetings from a secret admirer. The catch? Niki has to agree to wear a blindfold and her admirer doesn’t speak during their encounters. Until she does…

“The Falcone Maltese,” appears in Lesbians on the Loose: Crime Writers on the Lam

Someone has stolen Mrs. Falcone’s Maltese show dog, and high school student Nattie Brew is on the case after Mrs. Falcone’s cute daughter — one of Nattie’s classmates — appeals for help in solving the mystery.

*”Sugar and ‘Shine” appears in the anthology All You Can Eat: A Buffet of Lesbian Romance and Erotica

Sunny Caldwell returns to her Southern hometown to help her brother get the family home ready for sale. She’s enjoying a bit of her brother’s moonshine on the porch after a long day painting when she gets a surprise visitor who might offer a lot more than chocolate chess pie.

“SpiritQuest, LLC” appears in the anthology Wicked Things: Lesbian Halloween Short Stories

The intrepid ghost hunters of SpiritQuest, LLC will be conducting an analysis of a historic home in Denver, Colorado. They’ve got a volunteer along who might not be all she seems. But then again, neither is the house…

“Seasons’ Meetings” appears in the anthology Unwrap These Presents

Rae thought she was flying to San Francisco from her home in DC to visit relatives for Christmas, but a major snowstorm ruins that plan. Still, you never know who you might meet while standing in line at the ticket counter.

“Red” appears in the anthology Myth and Magic: Queer Fairy Tales

Rebeca has to get her beloved Isadora out of the village and into the safety of the woods, where she’s sure her grandmother can hide them when Isadora shifts into her lupine form. But they’re all endangered when some men from the village arrive in search of a particular kind of wolf.

“Devil’s Bargain,” appears in Skulls and Crossbones: Tales of Women Pirates

Lady Sarah seeks her father’s gold, but privateers and the thin blade of a cutlass ensure she will fail at her task. A mysterious buccaneer, however, offers her another chance at both life and revenge. The price, however, is high.

*”Package Deal,” in Women in Uniform: Medics and Soldiers and Cops, Oh My!

Shy goth girl/skater punk Kristen works at a San Diego surf and skate shop with a bunch of guys, who are nice enough, but Kristen only has eyes for Maylee, the delivery driver. No way would any woman like Maylee ever be interested in Kristen. Or would she?

“Cookies,” in Khimairal Ink ezine; FREEBIE!

A relationship struggles in the wake of an affair.

*”Games with Chance,” in Khimairal Ink ezine (2008); also in my novel Friends in High Places; FREEBIE!

Outlaw Torri Rendego has spent the years since the hated Coalition came to power trying to avoid its forces and make a living running legit and not-so-legit products across various quadrants. She thought she’d left her past behind. Until she ran into it in a bar in Hallifin, and then everything changed.