The 509 Short Stories

These stories were released separately, but may still appear in a future 509 short story collection.


Murder by the Roadside

Outside the town of Colfax, Washington, a body has been discovered alongside the highway. Its skull bashed in.

The victim is a small-town Ebenezer Scrooge.  No one is upset that the man is dead.

However, Whitman County Sheriff Tom Jessup must still bring the killer to justice.

Will small town secrets hide the killer? Or can Jessup find his way to the truth?


Death at Sunrise

A teen counselor is found hung from a tree. Was it suicide or was it something else? Spokane County Detective Shane McAfee must unravel the mystery.


The Serious Business of Ira Hammerstein

(Reader List Exclusive) What happens when a detail-oriented man discovers the wife he adores has been unfaithful? Revenge, of course.

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