Thirteen: Unlucky For Some
Afterburn - a retired astronaut investigates the death of an old friend (mystery)
The Uncertainty Principle - two hard-boiled detectives look for a missing girl (SF detective)
Diamond Pass – a man returns to his home town and discovers shocking secrets (crime drama)
Distant Relatives - a man and his daughter cross the dangerous Australian Outback (crime drama)
Pulling No Punches - a boxer risks his life for his family (noir)
Falling in Love – a greedy husband tries to kill his new wife with unexpected complications (noir)
Hollywood Asylum – a reclusive screenwriter meets a beautiful woman living next door (noir)
The Kidnapping – a light-hearted tale about an unusual kidnapping (comic crime)
Deal Breaker – a little girl needs the help of a lawyer to get justice (legal drama)
Bad Advertising – a man hears a murder happen in the flat below him (noir, suspense)
Patriotic Duty - a headless body leads a New Orleans detective to a gang of killers (action and suspense)
My Cousin Shunsuke – a teenage girl helps her cousin investigate the death of his girlfriend (mystery, noir)
The Abduction – a man disappears at a convention for ufologists (mystery)
Bonus 8000-word alternative version of Afterburn.
Publisher’s Note: Thirteen: Unlucky For Some was previously published with the story An English Rose With Thorns as Criminal World. These thirteen stories are now included in the omnibus collection Afterburn and Other Stories.