My Short Stories

Mistaken

Mistaken

Written by on July 19, 2016 in My Short Stories with 0 Comments

Carl looked at his watch. It was twelve minutes past five. He had been sitting in his car for four long hours. A small circle of cigarette butts lay in the dirt next to the driver’s side door. He had been assigned a family and they had been under surveillance for weeks and still there […]

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The Name

The Name

Written by on June 28, 2016 in My Short Stories with 0 Comments

Jon slid his arm across the bench seat of the Chevy Bel Air so that it rested along Joyce’s shoulder and neck. She relaxed a little under the weight of his arm, pressed against his thigh, their shoulders a finger width apart. He felt as if he was a counterweight, the force that kept her […]

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The Good Wife

The Good Wife

Written by on June 5, 2016 in My Short Stories with 0 Comments

I could tell that David had slept with her again last night. I tucked the sheets around her mattress and smoothed it until there wasn’t a single fold or wrinkle. The heavy blue quilt tugged against my efforts to get it up to the headboard. After I arranged the pillows, I folded the gray afghan […]

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