The Yellow Stone

Genre: Thriller

Patsy knew taking Terry’s ring was a bad idea, but she couldn’t help herself. It called to her, it … it wanted her to take it, didn’t it? She couldn’t shake the feeling of dread in her bones. What if her mother gave it to her, or if it was a family heirloom? Patsy’s heart hammered in fear, but she was determined to keep it. …

The Blue Stone

Genre:  Thriller

Terry tugged at her hair, desperate to get the knots out and get out the door.  She was late again and this time she wouldn’t get away scot-free. Andrew had it in for her.

“I should have just slept with him. Then I could be late as hell and he wouldn’t mind’ she mused.

Pulling on her shoes she ran out the door, throwing a bag over her shoulder.  Hauling ass she made it to work at 30 seconds to 8.  Terry opened the door to Pets N More as quietly as she could and snuck behind the counter. Splashing water from the cooler onto her cheeks she tried to look as though she had been there forever, it worked.  Andrew walked out of the stock room, clipboard clutched to his chest.

‘Oh Terry, I thought you were late.’

She shook her head, keeping her breathing in check and smiling.

‘We have new stock’ pointing behind him and then to the shelves, she knew what he wanted.…

A Boy Called Maggot

Genre:  Thriller

 

Panting, Billy watched the dust lift and float as he tried to control his breathing.

‘BILLY. BIL…LLY… MAGGOT.’ His stepfather’s voice reached under the porch, turning his stomach to water, he struggled not to pee himself.  His stepfather Josh only called him “maggot” when furious.  He kept a bowl of sweets on the counter. His sweets.  Billy couldn’t resist stealing just one.  He never thought it would be missed, but the bastard counted them and now he would get it. He rested his head in the dust praying that his mother would be home early. The heat lulled him into sleep.…