Tag: short story

Lower East Side: A short story about a girl, a drug ring, three dogs, and an improbable escape

Lower East Side: A short story about a girl, a drug ring, three dogs, and an improbable escape

| August 16, 2018

In an apartment building in the Lower East Side of New York City, success is reserved for the Puerto Rican locos who are willing to do anything to make a buck. Everyone else remains stagnant, not daring to dream on the boss’ turf. Shortly after her seventeenth birthday, Yasmin knows that rescuing three pit bulls […]

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Aftermath: A World Without Hope

Aftermath: A World Without Hope

| July 23, 2018

Winston Sawyer was a mechanic; he was also a bow hunter, fisherman, and farmer. That was before the EMP over a year ago. Now he’s a full-time farmer, hunter, and fisherman. Married, Winston lives on a ten-acre plot of high ground in the Everglades near the small community of Hartley. He lives in his two-bedroom […]

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The Human Fish

The Human Fish

| June 24, 2018

Evening. An alleyway. Light spills from the open door of a Japanese restaurant onto a pile of food scraps. Someone deeply unhappy and lonely finds something in this pile that makes him instantly happy. And then… Well then, as always, follows a brief romance with a tragicomic ending.

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Midnight’s Feast

Midnight’s Feast

| June 15, 2018

When Felicia’s spells failed to keep her husband from cheating, she turned to more desperate measures to teach her cheating husband a lesson. Because it takes two to tango, she decided to punish his mistresses by preparing the feast of the century with a recipe straight out of hell and inviting them to dinner. Surrounded […]

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The Moths

The Moths

| June 1, 2018

If moths could kill… Shay knows her girlfriend Olivia won’t take it well when she finds out an old flame has died. All these years later, he still holds a sordid but special place in her heart. When Olivia pulls his moth-eaten sweater from the back of her closet, she feels the past close at […]

All Men Are Gods

All Men Are Gods

| May 21, 2018

A black-ops operative goes inside an insane asylum to commit murder. But the asylum is hiding secrets, along with a young patient that very well may not be human. Moments after stepping foot through Delta Hospital’s doors, trained assassin, Michael Manus, quickly become suspicious. Has he been set up? Was it intended for him to […]

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Tales from the 4th Dimension

Tales from the 4th Dimension

| May 19, 2018

Welcome to the 4th Dimension. You are here because you have survived The Harvest. Whether you live in The Bunker or just beyond The Fence, you must play The Game set before you. Do you belong on this level of consciousness or are you The Intruder we seek to destroy? This collection of short stories […]

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Shaherazade’s Daughters

Shaherazade’s Daughters

| May 15, 2018

In a world of genies and fairies, extraordinary women from all over the East make extraordinary journeys of the spirit, mind, and heart. In Shaherazade’s Daughters, different women follow in the footsteps of the legendary heroine of 1001 Arabian Nights. The short story collection by Sameena Mughal pays homage to the classic tales yet adds […]

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When the Stars Fall

When the Stars Fall

| April 30, 2018

You had a black dress on that day, with a dark ribbon on your back. Dark, raven hair callously swept over your eyes as you examined your work. You stared at your victims for the longest time, before you crouched down, and stabbed your arm in their chests. You dragged out their still beating hearts, […]

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Dead Men Kill & 15 More Mystery Short Stories

Dead Men Kill & 15 More Mystery Short Stories

| April 4, 2018

“One of the great pulp writers, with colorful prose, lively action writing, exotic locales and well-constructed plots.“ —Ellery Queen “What I am writing is really psychological fantasies, on the order of L. Ron Hubbard’s” —Phillip K. Dick “A hero of the classic adventure mold…tough and rugged, and has a strong sense of honor.” —The Strand […]

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