RISING SUN | SETTING SUN An old man seeks redemption for his cowardice—as a 16-year-old—in a time of total war. That it could cost the lives of the innocent doesn’t matter.
Val discovers the truth about her family. How her real father and twin sister died, and about her mother. Val learns she unwittingly holds the key to finding a cache of art lost for centuries and worth millions.
That key also reveals clues that lead to the location of secret documents from World War Two. Evidence that could destroy a corrupt global business empire and a burgeoning political dynasty that covertly spans and influences nations. That’s who murdered her father and sister and almost killed her mother. It’s who has ruined her life—such as it was—and now will kill her to keep their secrets.
To save herself and her mother, she must decipher the clues to find the secret documents and the treasure hidden by her ancestor.
Fánaí had lost all that mattered and traveled far, seeking where magic still lived, a place to heal. Instead, he finds an injured outcast fairy who needs healing more than he does. Will helping her help him on his journey?
Pleased her son had found it, the white-haired woman regretted it had sat there for years. Neglected. Forgotten. Still… there was a time when it was fast. A Time When It Was Fast – A Flashfiction Scene from Dennis Lowery.
A flashfiction piece set in the Depression Era about an unexpected danger encountered by men on the road looking for work. That ‘work’ might not stop when the day is done. Its end might be theirs. Once upon a time in Taos, it happened…
I came across the photo used for this story cover. It made me wonder who lived and worked in that shop on that street… and that led to this little story for my daughters (and perhaps for others to consider its meaning and maybe share). If your life feels less than full… consider what the young woman in this story decided to do.
From our ‘Every Picture Tells A Story’ Series: A 1950s Cold-War-Era-warning inspired flashfiction piece.
TWO LETTERS FROM DEAD WOMEN… A CAMERA FROM A DEAD MAN…
That’s all Robert Sterling, a once renowned photojournalist, had to help him redeem and resurrect his life from two years lost in a drunken downward spiral. Was the young girl he could only see through the old camera his mother had left him a ghost haunting him from a past he had spent decades burying? Did she exist, or was he going crazy just as his mother had forty years ago? He had to return to the small town he’d left nearly four decades ago to find out. Back to where he found and lost his first love. Where when he was 18 years old, someone tried to kill him for what he’d done.
he stories are tales of what once was—what is now—and what might become ‘Good or Evil.’ The future is in flux and depends on people shaped by their past and the decisions they make in the present. Will Good triumph over Evil?
A moment in time and a story told by a grandmother to her granddaughter that highlights the heightened feelings of first love and her discovery of the true meaning of Christmas.