Larry was a small-town boy who lived with his mom and dad and worked in the local grocery store. He was a dreamer and wanted to see the world. The military was a way to break away, but he couldn't bear to leave his mom. Fate stepped in and put him in the jaws of death. Will he survive?
Greg was a young man that had lived a life of crime. With his father in prison and his mother a prostitute, Greg had no choice but to take care of himself. He knew the streets and that’s where he learned to survive; by becoming a thief. His partner-in-crime had a tight leash on him. He wanted to change but...
Grace is a short story that is set in the depression years and is about a sixteen and a half year old teenager looking for love. A stranger is offered a job a job on a cattle station in Australia. Grace knows in her heart he’s the right catch. Her mother wants her to stay away from him and the...
Grey starts in 1917 when a school boy’s desire first switches from football to the opposite sex. The story is then picked up sixty years later in the tail end of his life; he meets the same woman and asks her why him.
I knew my marriage was over after my wife caught me cheating on her again. But the cheating wasn’t the reason I ended our relationship. No, it wasn’t, and I told myself a million times that I would’ve stayed or tried to make things work with her if only she had kept her head on straight, which was all I...
Kate had watched her husband, Ben, go off to war. While she waited each day for his return she gave birth. She lived in the same house as her father. He helped to look after Kate and Ben’s son. One day Ben came walking up the road. Kate had planned the perfect reunion and rushed over to the large tree...
Lunch time surprise is the conversation between a stranger and a young married woman when the lift they were in is stuck between floors. The stress the encounter has on them and with her husband on the other side of the door leads to an unsuspected twist in the tail.
Marissa Romano woke up to a frightening scene of horror. She discovered she had driven off the side of a mountain cliff in her car. She looked down and saw that she was covered in blood. Her head had hit the windshield, and she had glass shards embedded in her head, face and hands. She felt lightheaded and was still...
Mildred had no complaints; not one. She’d been deceived, and her dignity stripped away. Her innocence and naivety about the world and those she cared about had made her an easy target. She was a victim until the end.
Jeff was injured in Vietnam and lost both his legs. His depression ran deep. He rejected everyone including his wife. This is his story of his struggle; what he went through mentally, physically, and emotionally to return to a normal productive life. He had the best help available from Dale and Sammy, their family and the staff at the VA...
Spooky Short Stories, 3 Books in 1 contains three paranormal thriller/murder mystery short stories: Attic Secrets, Marissa's Nightmare, and Crystal's Dreams. Three haunting and spine-chilling tales of the supernatural full of twists and turns.