Short Stories

Short stories from SJ Rozan

Additional Stories and Collections:



Green Hornet: Still At Large

Story: "Hero"
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Arvon Book of Crime Writing

Essay: "Categorization and Its Discontents"
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Books to Die For

Essay: "True Confessions"
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Ellery Queen Mystery Magazine

Story: "Golden Chance," in EQMM, December 2012


In Pursuit of Spencer

Essay: "Who is Silverman, What is She?"
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Story: "Occupy This!"
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Staten Island Noir

Story: "Lighthouse"
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Seeing the Moon

September 1, 2011
Amazon Digital Services
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A Study in Sherlock: Stories inspired by the Holmes canon

October 25, 2011
Bantam Dell
edited by Laurie R. King and Leslie S. Klinger
ISBN-13: 978-0-8129-8246-6
available in hardcover, paperback and e-reader versions

Publishers Weekly says, "Perhaps the highlight is S.J. Rozan’s 'The Men with the Twisted Lips,' a particularly clever alternate take on a canonical Holmes story." Other contributors include Lee Child, Neil Gaiman, Laura Lippman, Margaret Maron, and Jacqueline Winspear.





Best American Mystery Stories 2011

October 4, 2011
Mariner Books
ISBN-10: 054755396X
ISBN-13: 978-0547553962
available in paperback, Kindle

Publishers Weekly Starred Review: "The excellent 15thedition of this 'best of' series, edited by mystery maven Otto Penzler, contains 20 winning short stories, many by relative unknowns. Among the standouts are Brendan DuBois’s “Ride-Along,” in which a veteran cop and a freelance reporter get involved in a robbery, and Beth Ann Fennelly and Tom Franklin’s “What His Hands Had Been Waiting For,” in which the struggle for survival in the Mississippi Delta during the terrible 1927 flood takes a strange turn. In Ed Gorman’s memorable “Flying Solo,” two old men dying of cancer make the most of their last days. As in previous volumes, it’s hard to find lighter fare, but S.J. Rozan’s clever “Chin Yong-Yun Takes a Case” is a beautifully crafted and satisfying tale of amateur detection. Other contributors include such pros as Lawrence Block, Loren D. Estleman, and Mickey Spillane and Max Collins.”

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