Oh Darn!
Drama, Suspense
It was late and she was heading home. The unremarkable buildings and the flickering street lights reminded her that she was not in one of the better areas of the city. During the daytime, it looked innocuous enough but at night when the shadows got deeper, the smell of weed and liquor wafted freely and […]
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Wrong Brother
Romance
The engagement was a small affair. His parents and his brothers. Her parents and her four siblings – the people she considered her world right now. She looked up after the toast and caught Damon’s eyes on her. Her lips parted into a smile and she leaned over and lightly brushed his cheek with a […]
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The VP’s Debt
Suspense
“Vice-President Verne has been cured of stage-4 cancer that he had been diagnosed with six months ago,” solemnly said the newscaster, her lips curving into a smile as she looked directly at the camera. “It is a very happy moment for the family and the public. At the age of 89, the ex-vice-president had people […]
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That beer-bellied jerk
Drama, Suspense
Sandra drew in a lungful of smoke as she waited at the wheel, across the street from the small white house. Letting out the smoke she settled in the car with her black coffee. She had all the time in the world. Divorce was his decision, revenge was hers. All the love she had, somewhere […]
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All to The Gate
Suspense
His pace increased as he approached the entrance. The ornate ostentatious gate brought a smile to his face. It is an irony that the residents of this place need that gate. Why? He wondered. Why this gate? Why a gate at all? Well, why not? Came a counter reply from the other side of his […]
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Sometimes it stops
Suspense
Damn! She always had last-minute plans. Aavik fumed when he thought about his fastidious wife. She was a lovely woman without whom Aavik could not imagine life, but sometimes she drove him up the wall. But to her credit, she never complained though she had her hands full with their three sons, the oldest of […]
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Mother is wrong
Romance
The caravan halted for the night. There were eleven covered wagons. The women got busy gathering wood from the forest while the men started skinning the game they had caught earlier. Dinner would be ready soon. They worked as a team. Adelia gathered her skirt as she navigated the rocks and shrubs, looking for dry […]
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