A Heart Thing

A Heart Thing What was I doing here? It seemed a sad inertia was in control of my body. Beautiful, yes, this sand and sun part of the world! And, it was a promise my heart compelled me to keep…after so many tears and a fragile restoration from the pain and finality of impending death. […]

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The Phantom Lady

The Phantom Lady             Unnoticed, the lady came quietly into the store and stood in front of the counter. She had about her an ethereal quality, dressed in a soft burgundy and gold outfit. Her face professed a youthful beauty, yet, mystical and serene with a quiet mysterious attraction.   […]

Darkness and Fog

    Darkness and Fog The darkness and fog are palpable like a viscid sweat crawling all over the body, and my eyes cannot be trusted. Keen concentration is not all it’s made out to be. These dumb-ass images keep popping up all over the space in front, sides, and back of me…and, okay, I […]

A Parable of Sorts

Because so much is happening in the world today, I thought I would get 2016 started with a short story I wrote back three years ago. It conveys the ugliness in the world but it has faith and love as well. Hope you enjoy: It’s curious how the mind can wander off into a story. […]

Millions Do It – Why Should I?

Millions Do It – Why Should I? Look at the blank pages! I’ve looked at blank pages for many years, even managed to fill enough of them to write thirteen books, books of mystery and suspense, some inspired by true-life events, even filled some of those blank pages with romance and books about myself. You […]

Breaking Up

Breaking Up Jan Cowper was a bit late in her arrival at the restaurant for a dinner date with her live-in boyfriend. “Sorry I’m late, Tony…had some things to do after work.” She sat opposite him at the table for two and placed her purse on the floor beside her. Tony eyed her… She was […]