Solving the Mystery

Jenna pulled her car to a stop in front of the door of the old house. She checked the paper where she had written the address to ensure she was in the right place; she was. Looking up, Jenna shook her head. Something wasn’t right. The place was dark and looked as if it had... Continue Reading →

The Call of The Pack

The little house sat in the center of the clearing. Raven Silverclaw stood tall under the full moon as he waited for the change to take him. Tonight it was taking longer than usual. He looked out across the clearing, trying to find some sign of his sister. There was nothing. The forest was quiet... Continue Reading →

Wedding Cake and Trainers

Jean stood in her mother’s living room back straight as broomstick and temper under a tight grip. “Mother, why are we still arguing over this?” She asked, pacing to the fireplace and back. Her mother sat in a wooden rocker in front of the window. “Of course we are. You can’t really be thinking about... Continue Reading →

The Rock Gate

Elijah stood at the top of the rocky outcrop, looking at the formation a few yards away. It was called the Rock Gate of Maine. He lifted the camera in his hand to put the gate into focus. Snapping the picture, he let a smile grow across his lips. His boss was going to love... Continue Reading →

The Fire Dance

Thomas blew out the mist of lamp oil over the torch he was holding, causing a billowing cloud of fire to blast into the air. The crowd a few feet away cheered and screamed. He loved his job, not that he made much money at it. He took another mouthful of the oil, preparing for... Continue Reading →

The Painting

The painting had hung on the wall of his grandmother’s house for as long as anyone in the family could remember. Joshua walked through the house, keeping his eyes off the painting as he crossed the living room. He hated the thing. It was just a simple painting of a Victorian house. There was nothing... Continue Reading →

The Wonders of the Library

Ramone walked through the front door of the library with a feeling of dread. He didn’t want the new job, but as the library was the only place to call him back with a job offer in over a year, he didn’t see any other choice. He walked through the rows trying to get a... Continue Reading →

Stepping into the Past

“Are we really going to go to the boneyard?” Michael asked, walking along the path in the city park.  “Yeah, it sounds like a fun adventure. My grandpa used to take me when I was little.” Amy said, keeping pace with him as they walked.  “But aren’t those old trains dangerous?”  “Not if you’re careful.... Continue Reading →

Taste of Forever

Elizabeth stood in the doorway of her father’s home office, watching as he worked. They had been talking about her going off to college. “It will do you good to be out in the world for a while,” he said, without looking up.  “I know, but I’ve never been out of our town. What would... Continue Reading →

Creation of Nightmares

Eli knew the house had been abandoned for decades, but he still felt the same captivation he had when he was a child. There was something about the old place that called to him. He pulled his truck into the driveway, negotiating the rutted lane as best as he could. The old beast of a... Continue Reading →

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