Category: Fiction

What We Do for Love

fiction by Tim Chapman Frank Mosley was alone in the little room behind the chapel as he inspected the collection of crutches, photographs, and testimonial letters that covered the wood paneled walls. It was...

Racing to the Bright Unknown

fiction by M.E. Purfield Pace Dustin slung the bag full of cash over his shoulder and ran from his busted car into the woods. The crescent moon hung bright in the black, star-dotted sky...

The Ghost Shirt & the Gold Medallion

a fictionalized historical story by Larrie Wanberg It happened some time ago on the day before Christmas. The days were short in that season and mornings came late. But on this evening in history,...

The Case of the Missing Instrument

fiction by Atar J. Hadari He sat with a pint at one of the thick brown benches outside the National Film Theatre and realized he’d no idea where his instrument was. He had been...

Flu Season

fiction by John M. Floyd If he’s sick,” O’Neal said, “maybe he’ll die on his own.” Patty shook her head. “He just has a cold. Sniffles and sneezes.” They were crouching together in the...

Fiction: Honeymoon Period

by John Moralee When Birgitte saw the beautiful hotel, surrounded by a deep forest, she kissed me and grinned. “It’s just how I remembered! Our honeymoon will be amazing, Markus.” I hoped so. I parked...

Finger in the Pie

fiction by Sara-Mae Tuson Britt opens the fridge to get the butter. She pauses, considering. The severed head is at an oblique angle, leaning on the bread. Squashing it. She frowns and grabs the...

Dirty Bop to Blighty: part 3

fiction by Diana Deverell Except, Dawna retorted, “your clumsy agenda-changing tactic gave you away. Vladimir and Boris aren’t sitting around, waiting for you to arrest them. No, they’re scheming—” A businesslike male voice interrupted...

Dirty Bop to Blighty: part 2

fiction by Diana Deverell When Bo arrived, he quickly key-carded them both through the steel door marked CREW ONLY. “You’re a guest of the ship for dinner,” he said, guiding her to the buffet...

Dirty Bop to Blighty: part 1

fiction by Diana Deverell FBI Special Agent Dawna Shepherd leaned on the railing of the Queen of Scandinavia’s topmost deck and glared at the Norwegian coast. July sun glinted off saltwater and seagulls argued...