Murder at the Alcazar–short story set in 1907 St. Augustine with a young Lydia.

In Pursuit of Dreams–short story set in the Keys with Lou and Susie  introducing Quatro, a racing greyhound.

Catch of the Day–short story set in the Lower Keys at the turn of the seventies featuring Lou and Susie.

THE KEY–historical mystery novel set in Oakwood, NJ, a town on the electrified railroad between Camden and Atlantic City, in 1919, with Lydia Maxwell.


  1. THE HOUSE OF MIRTH by Edith Wharton, 1905.
  2. WORD BY WORD by Kory Stamper, 2017.
  3. DEATH AT THE SEASIDE by Frances Brody, 2016.
  4. THE TWELVE DOGS OF CHRISTMAS by David Rosenfelt, 2016.
  5. Put Out the Light” by P.M. Carlson in MALICE DOMESTIC V. 4, 1995. I listened to a 2007 audible version.
  6. MYSTERY FOR CHRISTMAS: and other stories from Ellery Queen Mystery Magazine and Alfred Hitchcock Mystery Magazine edited by Cynthia Manson, 1990. Available on The Internet Archive.
  7. THE GYRTH CHALICE MYSTERY:  an Albert Campion Mystery,  by Margery Allingham, 1931. Available on The Internet Archive.


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