• beer bottles

    Who could have guessed an unexpected encounter at a local bar in a lighthearted discussion about horoscopes would lead to the sudden disappearance of Maureen McKinsey? Maureen was spunky and outspoken. She established friendships with her sharp humor and winning smile. Born February 29, 1992, she chose not to celebrate her birthday on February 28 ...
  • Building with windows

    The sick slips into everything. Doctors distribute masks. The children must be protected. A large collection of families relocate to their country estates. Water and medicine are in greater demand than ever. Eloise’s mother works nights and mornings, all day. Every patient must be helped, and every child is kept in a safe place. Ambulances ...
  • Hore Abby

    “How old is this piece?”  Kally poked at a sealed bag containing a chipped axe head carved with twining figures that ended in curls or ran to the edges of the metal.  “That,” Mr. Kingsly said while shooing her hand away. “Is a Mammen-style axe head, a little past the period you’re looking for, I’d ...
  • Stone Mosaic Heart

    Trigger Warning: Domestic Violence   The alarm sounded, dragging Laurel out of yet another nightmare. She forced herself to take slow, deep breaths as she turned the alarm off and turned the bedside lamp on. It was a small room, holding a single bed, a bedside table, a dresser with a mirror, and a desk. ...
  • 962

    ***WARNING: THIS STORY DEALS WITH ADULT CONTENT OF A SEXUAL NATURE*** She was beautiful lying there with a sheen of sweat covering her body. She was still quivering from the force of her last orgasm. The look on her face was pure feeling, and for a moment he wanted to turn away from her. In ...