Vicki Hendricks is the author of noir novels Miami Purity, Iguana Love, Voluntary Madness, Sky Blues, and Cruel Poetry, the latter a finalist for an Edgar Award in 2008. Short story collections are Florida Gothic Stories and Dangerous Sex: Three Stories. Her plots and settings reflect participation in adventure sports, such as skydiving and scuba, and knowledge of the Florida environment. Love of animals, apparent in her earlier novels, comes to the forefront in Fur People, her mainstream novel.
A noir comedy horror, in progress, is Chez Usher: "The Fall of the House of User," Fleshed Out As Poe Might Have Wanted