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UNLOADED Vol. 2 is Now Available!

Anyone who regularly reads this blog, or follows me on social media, knows that I'm a passionate advocate for commonsense gun control—so I was delighted that Eric Beetner invited me to contribute to the second volume of his Anthony Award nominated UNLOADED series. These anthologies are a who's who of the crime-fic world.  UNLOADED Vol. 2: More Crime Writers Writing Without Guns  features contributions from Sara Paretsky , James Ziskin , Laura McHugh , and the late Bill Crider , to name but a few. It also features a brand new short story called "Con Season" by yours truly. And, oh yeah, it's out today! As with the first volume , every story in UNLOADED Vol. 2 is firearm-free—although guns feature prominently in  E.A. Aymar's  moving essay—and all proceeds go to  States United to Prevent Gun Violence . To be clear, though, the UNLOADED series is neither partisan nor anti-gun. Contributing authors hail from both sides of the political aisle, and many of t