Tag Archives: Tales

The Serial Killer

Dr. Dang’s face was white, but expressionless, as he started his confession. Photo prompt courtesy Liz Young “I saw my neighbors having fun at their poolside party, the kids playing with a new doll, the adults drinking away as if … Continue reading

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Bootleggers Inc.

We burst into the ramshackle bar and look around sharply for any signs of danger. “This is a raid. Scram!” my partner Joel shouts out, his voice filled with menace. They hear him and know that he’s willing to backup … Continue reading

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A Fresh Start

As his beautiful wife opens the door, I stare longingly at the ornate interiors of his palatial mansion. All this could have been mine, if the boy whom I’d raised as my own son had not betrayed me. Unable to … Continue reading

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The Celebrity Customer

PHOTO PROMPT ¬©¬†Fatima Fakier Deria “3 Euros for a Coke? Are you crazy?” she screamed. “I too need to earn something, you know, I’m not a celebrity like you,” the delivery man shouted right back. “Just because I’m famous doesn’t … Continue reading

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The Freedom Fighter

The rising sun filled my heart with dread. Photo courtesy Sue Vincent I couldn’t wait any longer. I looked at my formidable enemy once again, and knew I didn’t stand a chance. But I had to try and rescue my … Continue reading

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Ominous Obidos #PortugalPlots #28DaysInPortugal

With its picture-perfect vistas and its white, yellow, and blue winding narrow streets, Obidos was the textbook fairytale town. But what we didn’t realize was, that like in all fairy tales, lurking just beneath this magical facade, was dark evil. … Continue reading

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Just in Time – #AtoZChallenge #BlogchatterA2Z

I was dying, and there was nothing I could do about it. Lying alone on a cot in my ramshackle hut, I tried calling out to my husband and kids in my delirious state, and then I remembered… If only … Continue reading

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