A final swipe of the cloth across the shining black leather and Dick Rowland leaned back. Another satisfied customer. 'Can see your face in them, like a mirror.' 'Thank you, Dick,' said Walt, flipping him a shiny cent. Old Bill slipped into the vacated seat. 'Just need to visit the restroom.' Dick said. 'I'm in … Continue reading GREENWOOD AVENUE
To the victor goes the spoils, that's what they say. There is cheering, waving flags, smiling faces. But it doesn't feel like winning. Surrounding them is destruction and death. Buildings and homes reduced to rubble. They said the last one would be the war to end all wars. Maybe this one will be. They are … Continue reading TO THE VICTOR
The mass rolled towards them from afar. She came from the snow-peaked mountains, tumbling over the hills, obscuring the clear blue sky. 'How long?' 'A day, at most.' 'We should go.' 'She will find us. There is no point in running.' The darkness would one day cover the whole world. The light would be blocked … Continue reading IT CAME FROM AFAR
Four weeks to go until the big day, and still time to order something a little different for that perfect Christmas gift for the reader in your life! It's a crowded market out there, and there are many brilliant writers and many excellent books to choose as a present, but if you're stuck and are … Continue reading 4 WEEKS UNTIL CHRISTMAS!
'We've been here before,' she said. She didn't just meant the roundabout they were passing for the fifth time. They were hopelessly lost. He promised each time that he would change. This time she needed to take a new direction. She needed to get off this emotional merry-go-round for good. 'We've tried every exit,' she … Continue reading IN A ROUNDABOUT WAY