Short Stories

LAUNCH OF The Bungling Burglar

Mix romance, mystery, cops and jewelry that can kill the wearer or give them incredible powers… all wrapped up in a short story that takes you from a wonderful date, to a robbery, trashed house, neatly stacked items ready for a burglar to pick up, powerfully imbibed jewelry, and a dead body. And the dead body the result of the person’s own actions… or was it? 

She Wore Red Lipstick

She Wore Red Lipstick

It would be her word against theirs if she went to the police. It wasn’t just her life at stake. More would die if she didn’t do something.

Busy, Busy, Like a Bee

Busy, Busy, Like a Bee

Busy, Busy, Like a Bee I'm sorry I've been absent for so long but I do have an excuse! I've been busy writing. Busy like a little bee. I've gotten another novel first draft completed, starting the work to turn my first novel into a trilogy, and writing short stories...

The Red Kitchen

The Red Kitchen

This story started from a prompt that said, "The kitchen had to be red." The next thing I knew, I had started writing a murder mystery. What I am sharing is a rough draft of the first 2 chapters. Let me know what you think, please. Chapter 1 Penny Sandick liked...

GLIMPSE OF A NOVELLA

GLIMPSE OF A NOVELLA

The last blog post was the original homework assignment I had been given and I called it The Mysterious Man. I have decided to turn this into a Novella with the title of Dream Walkers. The following is the re-write and first chapter.... “Woof, woof.“ sounded softly in...

MYSTERIOUS MAN

MYSTERIOUS MAN

Peggy could hear the dog’s light woof, sharing her desire to go out and potty. It brought her out of a deep sleep; she felt groggy as she fought the covers, sat up and put her feet on the floor. She glanced over at the bedside clock and saw it 4 a.m., and thought,...