I am a writer of mystery, suspense/thriller and speculative fiction whose main characters are gay. While this doesn’t define or limit my characters, it does provide excellent opportunities for exciting plots with a twist. Many diverse writers have influenced my style of writing over the years; among them David Baldacci, John Grisham and Michael Crichton to groundbreaking novelists Patricia Nell Warren, Michael Nava and Felice Picano. Other more current gay mystery writers who influence my writing are Greg Herren, David Lennon and John Morgan Wilson.
My first full-length novel, Pretty Boy Dead, the debut mystery in a series set in Atlanta featuring closeted Homicide Detective, Sgt. Kendall Parker, was a finalist for a the 2014 Lambda Literary Award in Gay Mystery. My erotic thriller novella, Switch Hitter (co-written with Alex Morgan) was also released by Wilde City Press in 2013. I’ve just released a gay mystery/thriller short novel, Prince of the Sea. I am currently working on the next Kendall Parker mystery.
A southern Georgia native, I live in Atlanta with my husband of 30 years and four monstrous terriers!
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