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…”

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…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…”

Hypocrite…new writing…unedited…

Then, I walked away. It was the last time I would see my father. He died two days after my visit.  According to the warden, Mad Michael passed away in front of the window. A small smile was on his face, as if Death had told him a joke before he removed him from theContinue reading “Hypocrite…new writing…unedited…”

Hypocrite…more story…unedited/incomplete…

Come to find out, that’s not all there is to it. Trauma is not something that you can escape by acknowledging it. Still, Lilly had taken the first step and that was to seek help for her situation.  While Lilly unburdened her heart with Dr. Walker, I caught up on the paperwork. Given the latenessContinue reading “Hypocrite…more story…unedited/incomplete…”

Hypocrite…new writing, unedited…

Maximillian Heatherton, attorney and now murderer, lived in the richest part of Fredericksburg. The locals knew it as The Yards. Maximillian had built a home on the largest lot in the center of the neighborhood. Lilly pulled the vehicle into the circular drive.  “Do you get the feeling Maximillian was overcompensating for some reason orContinue reading “Hypocrite…new writing, unedited…”

Hypocrite…a new writing…unedited…

Konan watched as Janko walked down the hallway. Chief Arlo Janko, AJ to his friends, was not a small man, yet, he moved with an undeniable grace that was uncommon with large men. His gracefulness did not hide the strength of the man. He was a walking, talking tower of power, and he was notContinue reading “Hypocrite…a new writing…unedited…”