THE FERAL EFFECT (excerpt, novel WIP)

CHAPTER 7 Stanley almost got caught in a lie. After breakfast, he followed his wife into the kitchen. She placed the plates into the sink, turning on the hot water. He kissed her forehead and flashed his most innocent smile. "You meeting up with the boys?" she asked. "Yeah," he said. "A few of us … Continue reading THE FERAL EFFECT (excerpt, novel WIP)


WITHIN THESE WALLS (short story excerpt)

I do not have to pull back the curtains to know that they are watching me. The house has towered above the small inlet of Thorne’s Bay for over one hundred and thirty years. Three stories tall and five times as wide, it stands as a reminder to the citizens below of our family’s wealth … Continue reading WITHIN THESE WALLS (short story excerpt)


"If Stephen King and Jim Butcher ever had a love child then it would be Alan Baxter."- Smash Dragons Once October obligations are handled, will read these and review next month.


Harry knew that, the minute he had laid eyes on Sally, that she was one of a kind. That pale skin. Her hair falling in waves. She was gorgeous, no doubt. Wide eyes that hinted at things he needed from her. That strange smile, a bit crooked, as if trying to hide it from him … Continue reading ANNIVERSARY

An Excerpt from John Ajvide Lindqvist’s “Let the Right One In” (Låt den rätte komma in)

    " He stopped when he saw a tear come out of the corner of one of Eli's eyes; no, one in each eye. But it wasn't a tear, since it was dark. The skin in Eli's face started to flush, became pink, red, wine-red, and her hands tightened into fists as the pores … Continue reading An Excerpt from John Ajvide Lindqvist’s “Let the Right One In” (Låt den rätte komma in)