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)

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PUMPKIN (short story excerpt)

  (I wrote this last October, trying to capture the essence of Halloween goodness and childhood enjoyment- before turning up the creepy factor in the end.)   The majority of the trick or treaters had already abandoned the streets, divvying up their spoils of war and sorting their favorites into piles in the safety of their … Continue reading PUMPKIN (short story excerpt)

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)