Water Never Forgets
That September I poisoned my body with food and my moods but understand this. It was my road, my map, my difficult choice, my path to experience, my journey...
Mom, Me, and Boyfriends
I never once woke to the sound of my mother sneaking in with a stranger, heels in her hand. I was not reared in a house where a new man would shuffle out while I ate my cereal. But my mother has had many boyfriends...
Arnold was walking through his old neighborhood in the Bronx. Back in his parents’ apartment it was frantic, his mother scurrying around, food being placed on tables; it was as if the President was coming for a visit...
Marikka - Life begins somewhere between the fish and the stars...
Chapter One: A Dog’s Dinner
Marikka woke suddenly. It was a warm night, the air unusually thick and cloying. The house was eerily quiet...
She felt confident that next month she would be ready for her first 50-mile ultra marathon. Could she win?
More stories of The Apocalypse
Edited by John J Adams
Brilliant, bleak, often witty collection of doom to prepare you for the worst...
The Promises of Dr Sigmundus:
The Hollow People by Brian Keaney
Sam Hawksmoor review
If you haven’t met Dante, the poor downtrodden kitchen boy working in a mental institution akin to the terrifying Shutter Island, you are missing something important from your library