SF & Fantasy

Chapter 4 There’s Always a Bloody Ghost  What Puck and the puppet Jones didn’t realize about my death, despite how clever and magical they thought themselves, was just how knob-twistingly lonely it was. If only I could hover ethereal over Jessica…Read more

Mysteries & Thrillers

After Me
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After Me

Deborah Coonts

CHAPTER FOUR     Dusk deepened, muting the day, as I pushed through the glass doors. The cool mist that had ridden in on the light breeze earlier thickened in the cooling night. I loved the night, the fog. I felt…Read more

Books & Ideas

You’re from the Midwest?! What’s That Like?  When people are surprised I’m from the Midwest, I take it as a compliment. In part because I know that’s how they mean it. They’re not called “fly-over states” because people really want…Read more

Fiction

28 Summers
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28 Summers

Elin Hilderbrand

Summer #4: 1996  What are we talking about in 1996? Leap year; Bob Dole; Braveheart; Chechnya; cloning; a bomb at the Atlanta Olympics; Princess Diana divorcing Prince Charles; Tickle Me Elmo; JonBenét Ramsey; Whitewater; Kofi Annan; Ask Jeeves; the Menendez…Read more