Monthly Archives: July 2012

Complications – Part 2

The phone rings yet again, its cheerful ring tone grates on my nerves. Jennifer for the tenth time this morning! I throw the phone across the room and it bounces off the cushions and hits the floor. I hope the … Continue reading

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Challenge – Novel’s First Line

The crack of thunder tore me out of a deep sleep, the old childhood fear returning as the lightening illuminated the deck, revealing the shape of a man, face pressed to the glass. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Tessa

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Complications

Complications When had life become so complicated? I shoved the letter from Jennifer into my secret hiding place moments before my wife entered the boathouse. I had heard her coming down the path from the house so I was prepared … Continue reading

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Evil Lurks Within Us – conclusion

To read the rest of this story please click here or on the tab “Fiction – short stories.” Part 8 The house was quiet and dark. Mary was sure that Susan had gone upstairs to her room and since she … Continue reading

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Evil Lurks Within Us – Part 7

Evil Lurks Within Us – Part 7 To read the rest of this story click here or go to the tab “Fiction – short stories” “I have a confession to make.” Mary closed her book without saying a word. She … Continue reading

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Evil Lurks Within Us – Part 6

~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Evil Lurks Within Us – Part 6 Mary stared out the window, anger clouding her reason. The couple, unaware of her scrutiny, continued their embrace. They had no reason to believe that they had been spotted as Mary was … Continue reading

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Evil Lurks Within Us – Part 5

Evil Lurks Within Us – Part 5 Before my mother and I could make it to the living room to see what was going on outside, the front door slammed. Susan came hurrying into the kitchen. She was swiping at her eyes, … Continue reading

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Evil Lurks Within Us – Part 4

Here is Part 4 of the Evil Lurks Within Us. To check out the first 3 parts of this story click,  Part 1, Part 2 and Part 3. Evil Lurks Within Us-Part 4 Tuning out her mother’s voice, Mary glanced at the … Continue reading

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Evil Lurks Within Us – Part 3

Here is Part 3 of the Evil Lurks Within Us. To check out the first 2 parts of this story click,  Part 1 and Part 2. “Susan, could you please take me to see the lawyer tomorrow?” My nurse, Susan, got … Continue reading

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Evil Lurks Within Us – Part 2

Evil Lurks Within Us As the violent storm and its weird vision of the man standing outside on her deck receded from her memory, Mary started thinking about this afternoon and the heated conversation she’d had with her husband, Tom. … Continue reading

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