Death Carries A Hammer…the story so far, unedited and incomplete…

The hammer made a thunk, thunk, thunk, as it was dragged across the floor of the mobile home. Bright red blood stained the linoleum.  Charlie Whitlock watched as the killer walked toward him. He sobbed. “I don’t have it, man. I don’t…” The hammer crashed into his head, and his world went black. Thermopolis Konan sat in hisContinue reading “Death Carries A Hammer…the story so far, unedited and incomplete…”

Hypocrite…new writing, unedited, incomplete…

Lilly waited for me by the car. Her arms were crossed, her body language screamed tense. I walked past her and got into the driver’s seat. She sat down in the passenger seat and stared out the window.  I started the car and backed up. Lilly looked at me when we entered the town limits.Continue reading “Hypocrite…new writing, unedited, incomplete…”

Hypocrite…new writing, unedited, incomplete…

I found Lilly fuming in the parking garage. She glared at me from across the lot, I sighed. It had not been my intention to upset my partner. I headed toward her. She climbed into the passenger seat and slammed the door so hard, I thought she tore it off. At a minimum, I figuredContinue reading “Hypocrite…new writing, unedited, incomplete…”

Hypocrite…new writing, unedited/incomplete…

Chuck Lambrusco lived on the corner of Walnut and Cedar Street, in a small green house that was built shortly after the Civil War. Chuck was not from Fredericksburg, he’d spent several years in various prisons for burglary, bank robbery, assault and slew of other crimes. He had no friends to speak of, but aContinue reading “Hypocrite…new writing, unedited/incomplete…”

Brothers…the complete story…unedited…

Ned Watkins stared up from the ground, blood leaked from his mouth. He held his hands up to shield his face from more blows. “Please,” he pleaded, “please, I remembered where they are. I’ll tell you what you wanted to know, just don’t kill me.” Warren Fredericks stood over Ned. He swung the heavy, bloodyContinue reading “Brothers…the complete story…unedited…”

Brothers…new writing…incomplete, unedited…

“Dear God at the rain,” Warren thought as he sat under his front porch. Lightning flashed, thunder boomed, the tin rattled from the force of the thunder’s rumbling. Thick sheets of rain made it impossible to see, but in the distance, he heard the rumble of a high-performance engine and the tell-tell growl of pipes.Continue reading “Brothers…new writing…incomplete, unedited…”

Brothers…new writing…unedited/incomplete…

Smiley Jack was unhappy. For three days his enforcer had not shown up for work. No one had seen him. Runners were sent to his house. There was nothing out of place. On the second day, his vehicle was found by a deputy in a ditch on CR 141. Blood at the scene revealed itContinue reading “Brothers…new writing…unedited/incomplete…”

Brothers…new writing…Part III…unedited…

You know that saying about an eye for an eye leaves both people blind? Well, Warren Fredericks had never heard it before, and even if he had heard it, he would have dismissed it as some urban myth. Still, one must admire the ferocious tenacity he exhibited in carrying out his plans. He watched HillbillyContinue reading “Brothers…new writing…Part III…unedited…”

Failed NANOWRIMO project…new writing…unedited, incomplete…

Ashley, my oldest and dearest friend, drove me to the Gardens of Wellbeing. It was an old Victorian home which was redesigned as a mental hospital. Originally, it was built prior to the Civil War and used during said war as a field hospital. Now, it continued to serve as a hospital and prison forContinue reading “Failed NANOWRIMO project…new writing…unedited, incomplete…”

Brothers…new writing…unedited/incomplete…

Apart from her job as the house madam for Smiley Jack’s house of ill repute, Suzy was friends with Warren Fredericks. After Sheriff Salmon and Hillbilly Bob had departed, she dialed Warren’s number. “Hello,” Warren said gruffly. Suzy loved the rough growl of his voice. She smiled. “Hey yourself, darling.” “Suzy? Aren’t you at work?”Continue reading “Brothers…new writing…unedited/incomplete…”