Category: Fiction

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The Bean Field Murder

Estimated Reading Time: 25 minutesReturning from the 1948 Law Enforcement Conference, Cayuga County High Sheriff Loren Kregs had barely entered the county seat of Collins, when his car’s dispatch radio crackled. Chief Dispatcher Vince Tandberg’s twang was directing...

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If I Had an Angel

Estimated Reading Time: 8 minutesJanuary 4 I can see signs that they’re out there: a faint track in a soft spot of earth, a slight movement in the bushes near my camp. Sometimes at night I glimpse twin...

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Fallen Angels

Estimated Reading Time: 4 minutesMy name is Suzanna Jane West. I pass out a lotpartly because I am a pretty sick 10-year-oldbut mostly because I’m afraid. I’m afraid of a lot of thingsthe bathtub (the water’s much too...

soldier story 0

Death of a Soldier

Estimated Reading Time: 7 minutesBraving the scorching heat and stifling air, Kartar Singh, slowly walked into the Police Station. His awkward shadow, wobbling when his only hand tired of the crutch, followed him dejectedly. Armed with helplessness; he...

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Crows and Pigeons of Mumbai

Estimated Reading Time: 4 minutesMost people are other people. Their thoughts are someone else’s opinions, their lives a mimicry, their passions a quotation. ~Oscar Wilde In the city of Mumbai, there was once a rare bird, called Bugun...

fiction short stories 0

The Waiting Room

Estimated Reading Time: 10 minutesBrad felt cold in the waiting room; the central air-conditioning was too efficient. The entire hospital was as frigid as it was antiseptic. “Maybe that’s it”, he mused, “Maybe they keep it cold to...

fiction short stories - Are There Characters in My Head? 0

Are There Characters in My Head?

Estimated Reading Time: 7 minutesMy name is Raymond Starr and I exist inside the writer of this story. I am the voice created from the toxic brew of childhood and adult experiences that includes schoolyard bullies, teachers and...