Truths & Chains – Chapter One

A/N: I’m so sorry to be doing this again. Hopefully this rewrite sparks something that the others haven’t, but my relationship with writing had been off for a very, very long time, so I can’t make any promises.** NOT EDITED Chapter One A vibrating cell phone clattered against… something. Vito Minetti cracked open an eye,Continue reading “Truths & Chains – Chapter One”

Teaser: Searching for who the hell knows

A/N: I don’t have a chapter of The Surgeon ready for you just yet, but I wanted to thank the two people who have donated to help keep the website up and running. I’m about 18% of the way there now! If you’d like to help make sure I can keep posting free stories forContinue reading “Teaser: Searching for who the hell knows”

Surgeon – Chapter One

NOT EDITED Chapter One Thursday: January 2, 2020 8:00 AM; CLINSTONE POLICE DEPARTMENT, LIEUTENANT MYRA COOPER’S OFFICE “I’d like to be the first to welcome you to Clinstone PD, Mister Austen.” Lieutenant Myra Cooper brushed a lock of blonde hair out of her face, brown eyes brightening as she smiled and held out a hand.Continue reading “Surgeon – Chapter One”

Surgeon – Prologue

A/N: Let the rewrites begin! NOT EDITED Prologue Wednesday: January 1, 2020 12:00 AM; MINNESOTA, NEW YEAR’S PARTY He had been studying her for weeks. She had been a backup, just in case something went wrong with the other girl. She was a spare. Like waiting for a tire to blow out, she had beenContinue reading “Surgeon – Prologue”

Fighter 13

NOT EDITED “I’m gonna die.” The older man snorted, shaking his head. In the same Spanish tongue, he said, “You ain’t gonna die.” Luca Gutiérrez looked down at his bruised hands, running a thumb over the still-healing crack across his knuckle. “I’m not a death match fighter, Papa. I don’t know… how to do it.”Continue reading “Fighter 13”

Christmas Cannibal – Chapter Ten

NOT EDITED Landon locked the door as soon as Miguel pulled it shut. He leaned back against it, closing his eyes as he tried to stop his heart from bursting. Investigating the likelihood of Eliseo’s mother creating a psychic with Miguel was not his best laid plan, that was for damn sure. Christ, he hadContinue reading “Christmas Cannibal – Chapter Ten”

Christmas Cannibal – Chapter Nine

NOT EDITED Miguel hadn’t been able to sleep. He had needed to know Eliseo was safe throughout the night, and he couldn’t exactly do that while sleeping. Instead, he had sat beside his son’s bed, his back to the wall, his eyes on the door. He had checked the locks on Eliseo’s bedroom windows anContinue reading “Christmas Cannibal – Chapter Nine”

Love Tends the Garden – An M/F Romance Short

NOT EDITED Spring had finally sprung in Iowa, enough so that the biggest worry for the blooming flowers would be if they got enough rain or too much rain rather than if the overnight and morning frost were going to kill them. Kate Webb buried her fingers in her hair and gave her scalp aContinue reading “Love Tends the Garden – An M/F Romance Short”

Hashtags & Homicide – Chapter Twelve

**I just finished this one, so belated Wednesday update! Thank you for your patience with this book. Things have been slow-going across the board, so I appreciate it.** NOT EDITED After dropping Theodore off at work, Russell headed to the police station. Inside, after topping off his coffee mug with the less-than-good coffee in theContinue reading “Hashtags & Homicide – Chapter Twelve”