Historical Novel

historical fiction, Coronado expedition, Tiguex War, Southwest, Pueblo Indians

Paperback Books

Esteban: The African Slave Who Explored America
Faded Pueblos: of the Tiguex War
albuquerque mystery
Guest Bedroom: Collected Stories
farewell to the master, the day the earth stood still, alien, first contact, short story, science fiction

Short Stories

A Second Chance on Indian Lands
The Christmas Shopper
Rustlers Along the Outlaw Trail
A Link in the Chain
Sitting Bull Rising From the Grave
Shadows of a Lost Time


A Missing Tourist in Mexico

mexico, tourist, tourism, mystery, humor, humorous, San Carlos

Free online download of this short story is available by clicking HERE.

He seems a bit disorganized. But Detective Esteban Verde is ready for the challenge when an American scuba diver is reported missing at the tourist community of San Carlos, Mexico. Verde juggles the Federal Police, his own sergeant, and a distraught widow—if that's what she really is. This short story was inspired by the author's own vacation to San Carlos and a policeman he met there. This story also is available in Spanish titled "Un Turista Desaparecido in México."


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"A Missing Tourist in Mexico" is also included in a collection of short stories titled Guest Bedroom: Collected Stories, which is available as a print paperback. To see more details on the collection, click on the Guest Bedroom paperback

This e-short story is also available on most of Amazon's international websites. Simply find the nationality you want and search for "A Missing Tourist in Mexico"