“Her Songs” (flash fiction)

I once tried my hand at something sentimental and romantic, without the dark undertones I am normally fond of... "The music started and her eyes closed, her movements short but sure. She tossed her hair to the side, a smile crawling across her lips. Within the sounds, she became enthralled. Within the verses, she found … Continue reading “Her Songs” (flash fiction)

ANNIVERSARY

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)

Shining In The Dark: Celebrating Twenty Years of Lilja’s Library!: Edited By Hans-Åke Lilja (Review)

Collections like this can be a mixed bag- some collections nail diversity, sacrificing quality. Some try to keep a common theme running throughout. Some take an offhanded approach, tossing them together for the sake of collecting. There is part of me that struggles how to categorize this collection easily. I guess I won’t bother. I’ll … Continue reading Shining In The Dark: Celebrating Twenty Years of Lilja’s Library!: Edited By Hans-Åke Lilja (Review)