A Flower Pot Is Not a Hat (Dutton 1973). A popular children’s book; also other children’s titles

common garden

The Common Garden (Berkley 1977). First novel; the block association on a street of Manhattan brownstones turns out to be not a civic but a sexual society.

Your Child’s Teeth by Stephen Moss (Houghton Mifflin 1977). First ghostwriting; an alternate Book of the Month Club selection.

The Sharing (Avon 1984). Horror was in fashion. My contribution: ritual cannibalism.

keepawayKeepaway (Bantam 1989). A woman on the run from a cruel and determined husband.

Mr. Technicolor (Magicimage Filmbooks 1993). Ghostwriting; the autobiography of Herbert Kalmus, inventor of Technicolor.

Park Bench Women (Electronpress 1995). A play about women who form lasting bonds while their children play in a Manhattan park.

best aerican mysteryDead Rock Singer (Chattahoochee Review). Novella, collected in Best American Mystery Stories 2000, Houghton Mifflin.

So Handsome, So Clever, So Gone (New York Times, Oct. 8, 2005) Essay.

Work Is the Only Practical Consolation for Having Been Born (Studio Theater of Wellington, 2008). Short play.

picnic in edenPicnic in Eden (CreateSpace 2012). Molly’s extravagantly handsome husband Fielding is a drifter, and he drifts out of her life, leaving her with debts and a young son. An art dealer makes her an offer: If she will let him hang paintings in her secure, light-filled apartment for his private clients, he’ll pay her well. Read Chapter 1 here.



dead rock singerDead Rock Singer (CreateSpace 2014). An obsessed fan and a lovely, fragile ex-wife. What are the odds the two will meet?




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