Terror by Gaslight now out!

Available in Kindle, Paperback, and Hardback editions from Amazon.  This anthology includes my story, The Face of Death, and is set during the San Francisco earthquake of 1906.


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Free story by Janet Morris from Poets in Hell

Check it out, you can read, for free, Janet Morris’ heroic tale from POETS IN HELL — SEVEN AGAINST HELL, starring Shakespeare, Diomedes, Homer, Odysseus, and a cast of damned thousands. Read it here, at Black Gate online.

Heroes in Hell, where Shakespeare is still writing plays, for Satan. — BYO Pitchfork.

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New Review!

And here’s another really nice review of Poets in Hell by JP Wilder, with a mention of my story All Hell to Pay:

” And Longfellow and Browning, along with a suitably western Wyatt Earp and Bat Masterson engaged in a sort-of life-and-death poetry challenge (With just a little more at stake than The Voice or American Idol).”

Link to the trade paperback and Kindle versions in the sidebar.

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Review of Poets in Hell

Here is Joe Bonadonna’s quite detailed review at Black Gate for the newest Heroes in Hell anthology, Poets in Hell.

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Review of Dreamers in Hell

Here’s a really nice, detailed review of Dreamers in Hell by Joe Bonadonna that gives you a look at what each chapter in the anthology is about, including mine:

“Our next item on the menu is Deborah Koren’s The Wager. It’s an interesting mash-up of the western and boxing genres, with a dash of Damon Runyon thrown in for seasoning. It stars Bat Masterson, the eternal gambler, and Wyatt Earp, who has become the manager of a boxer named Big Ed. Enter one Grayson, an atheist and former writer who refuses to accept that he’s dead and in Hell. Earp bets Masterson that he can’t convince Grayson that he is indeed dead and damned. As for what’s at stake, you’ll just have to read the story and find out for yourselves.”

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Latest Publishing News

Could you convince a newly damned disbeliever that he’s in hell? A friendly wager between Bat Masterson and Wyatt Earp turns serious when they gamble their most valued possessions on the outcome.


My latest short story “The Wager” has just been published in Dreamers in HellDreamers is the 15th volume of the Heroes in Hell series.  This story is my third for the anthology and continues the adventures of Bat Masterson and Wyatt Earp in hell.

Available now in Kindle, Nook, and Trade paperback formats from Amazon, Barnes & Noble, or CreateSpace.


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