Tag: my fiction

The Ninja, The Super Hero, And The Old Lady

The big night had arrived:  Halloween!  This year was special.  For the first time, Liam and Sally were going trick or treating on their own. To be honest, I’m wasn’t a big fan of the idea.  Liam wasn’t quite eleven yet, and Sally was only seven.  They approached my husband and I earlier in the…

The Funeral

“Hard to believe it’s been twenty years since you walked out on me.” The voice startled Shane, who was kneeling in front of the casket. Shane winced.  He wasn’t prepared for Maggie.  “It wasn’t like that.” “What was it like?”  Maggie wasn’t one to let things go. “I didn’t expect to see you.”  He blurted…

The Night Bear

Waves of nausea rippled through my body, but I valiantly controlled the urge to vomit.  It was my first day on the homicide beat, and I wasn’t about to embarrass myself in front of the veteran police detectives and paramedics on the scene. I saw Detective Ryan, and waved. “Amber, a moment?” She looked at…