Mysteries & More

Welcome to my author page

Exciting news! In addition to my stories published in the anthologies below, I have had several stories published in literary journals, and have more in upcoming publications. Watch this page for more information, or follow me on Facebook at:

Coming Soon . . .

My story, "Connecting the Dots" will appear in the upcoming anthology, THE WRITE CONNECTIONS, from the Greater Lehigh Valley Writers Group in late 2017.

My story, "The Dark Side of the Light" will appear the upcoming anthology, DAY OF THE DARK,  edited by Kaye George, from Wildside Press.

My latest publications

Once Upon a Time: Sweet, Funny, and Strange Tales for All Ages
Bethlehem Writers Group, LLC
(October, 2016) This anthology contains stories for children from preschool through middle school--and for the child in all of us. I have two stories in this book: "Maddie's  Birthday Surprise" and "A Visit From Belsnickel." 

Write Here, Write Now: 
2016 GLVWG Anthology
Greater Lehigh Valley Writers Group Members
(March, 2016) This book includes twenty-eight stories, twelve poems, and nine essays including my story, "A Christmas on Nantucket." You can read this story at the tab above.

A Readable Feast: Sweet, Funny, and Strange Tales for Every Taste (November, 2015) includes twenty-seven food-related stories, two of which are mine: "Nana's Vegetable Soup" and "The Hunter."

Let it Snow: The Best of Bethlehem  Writers Roundtable (Winter 2015 Collection) contains my story "American Flyers" among many other terrific stories. Available as an e-book or in print.

 A Christmas Sampler: Sweet, Funny, and Strange Holiday Tales (2009), published by the Bethlehem Writers Group, includes my light mystery "You'd Better Watch Out,"  as well as "Nana's Chocolate Cake," and "A Christmas on Nantucket." You may read the last of these here.  We were so happy when A Christmas Sampler won the 2010 Next Generation Indie Book Award in two categories: Best Short Fiction and Best Anthology. It also garnered an Honorable Mention from the 2010 DIY Book Awards.

 Once Around the Sun: 
Sweet, Funny, and Strange Tales for All Seasons
"My First Red Sox Game," appears in this anthology which came out in November, 2013. Once Around the Sun was a finalist for Best Anthology in the 2014 Next Generation Indie Book Awards.

Also from Carol L. Wright:
The Ultimate Guide to Law School Admission: 
Insider Secrets for Getting a "Big Envelope" with Your Acceptance to Law School (2003)
After several years as a pre-law adviser, I put what I learned into a book--then I turned to writing fiction.