Danuta Reah is the author of seven crime novels, a novella, and award-winning short stories in several genres. Several of her short stories are now available as eBook singles.
Farah Jafari needs sanctuary, but now she is dead. A man is in custody and soon the case will be closed. DC Tina Barraclough works with refugees like Farah and the man under arrest and she knows there is something wrong with the official version. She is off the case, but needs to find out what really happened. What price is she prepared to pay?
"Dark, edgy and compelling."
"A thought provoking powerful story. Highly recommended."
No Flies on Frank
Winner of the CWA Short Story Dagger, 2005.
Frank Stout becomes a serial killer by accident. Fortunately, he own a maggot farm, so the whole thing does not become as embarrassing it it might have done.
Originally included in the The Best British Mysteries IV anthology published by Allison & Busby in 2006;
Out of Her Mind
Laura writes stories and now she's written a nightmare - but her story is creeping off the pages where she kept it confined...
Shortlisted for the 2008 CWA Short Story Award.
Sometimes revenge and a practical solution to a problem are part of the same package.
Glazed was originally published in Getting Even (ed Mitzi Szereto, Serpent's Tail, 2007, ISBN: 978-1-8524-2961-4)
It is now available from Amazon as an eBook single
The Trouble With Dragons
Included in e-collection Fusion
The trouble with dragons is... a young boy lives a troubled life, but then the dragons arrive.