Monthly Archives: December 2016

Santa

None of the kids in town, or the world, would dream of being deemed a trouble maker. That was thanks to the disturbing Christmas folklores our parents told us. These sick fairy tales were passed on from generation to generation, forcing children to believe. And if they didn’t, there wouldn’t be any presents or worse, Santa would get you. But

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The First Ride is Free

Cloe owed it to her infant son, Sean, and lackluster boyfriend, John, to pick up a night job. How else would they survive? Certainly, not with her retail job where the pay failed to cover her new expenses. Her prayers were answered by a mobile app which offered her a gig driving strangers around. How easy is that? Uneasy, she

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Happier Beginnings

Haley saw her fraternal twins, Cole and Calvin, off to prom earlier that evening. She rented them each a luxury sports car while Kevin, her husband, gave them $500 each. Aware that the gifts would be used as ammunition to conduct mischief, she couldn’t help but smile. She was proud of them. Each scored academic and sports scholarships to their first-choice universities,

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Junk for Two- A Short from ‘A Trinity of Wicked Tales’

Trev rested uneasily in the driver’s seat while Suzie pawed around a sterling silver jewelry box. She cursed her shaken fingers whenever she fumbled its contents onto the garbage-filled floor. After digging around fast-food wrappers, grocery bags, and several used needles, she hoisted a platinum bracelet in front of her face, using the late moon to study it. She’d been

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