Truths & Chains – Chapter Four

NOT EDITED Elias had slept like garbage. He’d never found himself more thankful to wake up and find that it was Sunday. He didn’t have to go into work again until tomorrow. He could work from home until then. He sat up in bed, scrubbing his hands over his face. He grabbed his cell toContinue reading “Truths & Chains – Chapter Four”

Truths & Chains – Chapter Three

A/N: This is a brand new chapter three! If you haven’t read the rewritten first two chapters, you can start at chapter one by clicking here 🙂 NOT EDITED It was well after two in the morning when Vito’s phone buzzed on the floor of Jenna’s bedroom floor. Or was it Jolene? Hell if heContinue reading “Truths & Chains – Chapter Three”

Truths & Chains – Chapter Two

A/N: A brand new scene has been added at the end of this chapter (if you read before 9/12/21) with minor changes throughout the rest of the chapter** NOT EDITED The little office in the news station, always quieter than the hustle and bustle of the rest of the newsroom, remained a getaway of sortsContinue reading “Truths & Chains – Chapter Two”

Truths & Chains – Chapter One

A/N: Working on rewrites to fix a couple issues in this one! Not a ton has changed in chapter one, but this is the new version! 🙂 NOT EDITED A vibrating cell phone clattered against… something. Vito Minetti cracked open an eye, waiting. How the hell was it fair that out of the three peopleContinue reading “Truths & Chains – Chapter One”

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”

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”

Christmas Cannibal – Chapter Eight

NOT EDITED Monday: December 6, 2021 Landon pulled into his driveway, letting out a harsh breath as he shut off the car. After dropping off Miguel and Eliseo, he had driven around for a while longer in hopes of… what, exactly? Landon wasn’t even sure. Eliseo had always liked driving around in cars. It hadContinue reading “Christmas Cannibal – Chapter Eight”

A Bensen Short – A Do-Over 34th

A/N: Happy birthday to Bo! If you haven’t read through book six of the Bo Austen series (The Acid Bath Killer), it’s suggested you skip this for now to avoid spoilers. Otherwise, I hope you enjoy! NOT EDITED Tuesday: April 18, 2023 The day had been relatively quiet, save for the homicide earlier in theContinue reading “A Bensen Short – A Do-Over 34th”

Christmas Cannibal – Chapter Seven

NOT EDITED “I don’t want to tell him,” Landon whispered. “You’re the professional! You tell him.” “You know him better than I do. Would you rather be told by a stranger or someone you knew?” Nora asked. “I’m his babysitter.” “Yes, the babysitter he thinks is attractive. The babysitter he takes comfort in. The babysitterContinue reading “Christmas Cannibal – Chapter Seven”