The Writer

He sat at his desk in the upstairs study, typewriter in front of him, a glass of his favorite Italian red wine to the left, the remainder of the…


On the Boulevard Under the Swastika: A Heartwarming Tale of Hate, Part 1

I. He looked into her large, dark eyes, the kind that light never seemed to escape from. As if they could hold the whole of the world. “Don’t,” she…


A Betrayal of Trust

Mr. Lucas parked his red Toyota Camry in the empty parking lot underneath the baseball field. After the headlights expired, the only remaining light…


The White Block

Ken York rubbed his spectacles as he tried to travail the sand dunes with one hand and keep the sand from the blustering sandstorm from clouding his…


Into the Dreamtime

"Van Diemen's land is a hell for a man To end out his whole life in slavery Where the climate is raw and the gun makes the law Neither wind nor rain…


Stardust Circuit

They were the last to ever live in the house. The Dazn family. I watched as they moved into the mansion (the capstone house in a cul-de-sac we…


The Islands Tell of It, Chapter 11: Dangerous Mind

Romeo Blanco took the time on a Monday, while the restaurant was closed, to make some orders for the more specialty dishes. His office door was…


The Cleaners

The clock ticks, but nothing changes. Just empty faces, empty lives, unnecessary dreams, work without real reward. We are a world obsessed with…


Doppelgänger Dark, Part 3

Okay, no fuckin’ way… There’s no way I can shut this thing down and erase access to this guys FB and social media; Larry, sorry man, I am Dr.…


The House-Minder

I entered the building with the fob. The owner-occupiers had given me the keys and told me to mind the house until next week for them. It was a…