jan burke
jan burke


"The Imitator," Jan's newest short story, will appear in A Study in Sherlock: Stories Inspired by the Sherlock Holmes Canon edited by Laurie R. King and Leslie S. Klinger. The anthology of stories inspired by Sherlock Holmes, by writers who don't normally write about him, will be available in late 2011, and includes stories by the editors as well as other fine writers mentioned on the cover. This anthology is available for pre-order now.

Jan has other stories in progress, so watch here and on her blog for more news.

The first eighteen of Jan's short stories are collected in Eighteen.


Jan's stories, listed in order of initial publication, include:

"The Imitator," A Study in Sherlock: Stories Inspired by the Sherlock Holmes Canon, edited by Laurie R. King and Leslie S. Klinger

"The Fallen," Ellery Queen Mystery Magazine

"Zuppa Inglese," Murder at the Racetrack, edited by Otto Penzler

"Lost and Found," Creature Cozies, edited by Jill Morgan

"Call it Macaroni," Murder Most Crafty, edited by Maggie Bruce (aka Marilyn Wallace)

"Devotion," originally published in Eighteen

"The Mouse," originally published in Eighteen

"The Abbey Ghosts," Alfred Hitchcock Mystery Magazine

"The Haunting of Carrick Hollow" written with Paul Sledzik, Crime Through Time III: Historical Mystery Short Stories, edited by Sharan Newman and Miriam Grace Monfredo

"The Man in the Civil Suit," Malice Domestic 9, Introduced by Joan Hess

"An Unsuspected Condition of the Heart," Irreconcilable Differences, edited by Lia Matera

"Miscalculation," Death Cruise: Crime Stories on the Open Seas, edited by Lawerence Block

"A Man of My Stature," Crime Through Time II: Historical Mystery Short Stories, edited by Miriam Grace Monfredo and Sharan Newman, presented by Lady Antonia Fraser

"Two Bits," Ellery Queen Mystery Magazine

"A Fine Set of Teeth," A.S.A.P. Publishing and Alfred Hitchcock's Mystery Magazine

"Mea Culpa," Malice Domestic 6, edited by Elizabeth Foxwell and presented by Anne Perry

"White Trash," Alfred Hitchcock Mystery Magazine

"The Muse," Alfred Hitchcock Mystery Magazine

"Unharmed," Ellery Queen Mystery Magazine and A.S.A.P. Publishing

"Ghost of a Chance," Red Herring Mystery Magazine

"Revised Endings," Viva (Dutch language magazine) and Murderous Intent Mystery Magazine

"Why Tonight?," Alfred Hitchcock's Mystery Magazine

"Sub rosa" ("The Loveseat"), Spannen Gebundeld, 1993, Dutch language suspense anthology published by Bruna/Meulenhoff.