Tag: short story

  • “Partners” by John Grisham

    “Partners” by John Grisham

    Genre: Thriller (Short Story) 33 year old Tee Ray has been laid off from his job and is now living with his 14 year old son, Jameel, in a tent on his friend’s back porch. There are not many opportunities in Little Angola, and many of the underemployed end up selling, delivering, or taking drugs. […]

  • “Off-Your-Boss: Killer Chronicles” by Mike Pihlman

    “Off-Your-Boss: Killer Chronicles” by Mike Pihlman

    “Off-Your-Boss: Killer Chronicles” by Mike Pihlman Prologue I am average. An average engineer, albeit one with a master’s degree, an average husband, quite boring in fact,  and an average father.  A little shorter than average, a little heavier, but overall not someone you would notice in a crowd. Not someone who could write a great […]

  • “Witness to a Trial” by John Grisham

    “Witness to a Trial” by John Grisham

    Genre: Thriller A naked man and woman were found murdered in a bedroom in Brunswick County, Florida about two miles from the Tappacola Reservation. Both victims were shot in the head. On trial for the murder is Tappacola Indian, Junior Mace, the woman’s husband, and best friend of the murdered man, Son Razko. The Judge […]

  • “The Last Second” by Robin Burcell

    “The Last Second” by Robin Burcell

    Genre: Thriller “The Last Second” is a novella written by Facebook friend, Robin Burcell.  I had forgotten how crisp and clear Robin’s writing style is free of that unknown author…..Clive something or other.  😉 Zach Griffin, special agent for the ATLAS intelligence agency, and Sydney Fitzpatrick, forensic artist for the FBI are headed to Pocito, […]

  • “Tracker: A Short Story Exclusive” by James Rollins

    “Tracker: A Short Story Exclusive” by James Rollins

    Genre: Thriller This is a short story prequel to “Bloodline” by James Rollins. Ex-Army Ranger and dog handler, Tucker Wayne, and his faithful companion (and his military superior), Kane, are enjoying coffee at a bistro in Budapest, Hungary. Kane is a Belgian Malinois and was trained to act as Tucker’s right hand man in Afghanistan. […]

  • “No Time Left” by David Baldacci

    “No Time Left” by David Baldacci

    Genre: Short Story Thriller Frank Becker is a paid assassin. He is very good at what he does, even though he professes to be a coward.  He kills with a knife or poison, but, his kill rate is 100%. In this short story (very short), Frank finishes one job with his normal efficiency. The next […]

  • “Ok Google” by Mike Pihlman

    “Ok Google” by Mike Pihlman

      Android just introduced spells from Harry Potter for your phone. “Ok Google lumos”…..lights the flashlight “Ok Google nox”…..turns off the flashlight “Ok Google silencio”…..silences the phone Pointing his phone at his intolerable, mean, self centered, Boss, Employee says: “Ok Google avada kadavra”…… Boss drops dead Ok,  Google! — Copyright Nov 2, 2016. A new […]

  • “Bullseye” by David Baldacci

    “Bullseye” by David Baldacci

    Genre: Thriller Buy it! (Will Robie and the Camel Club) – Oliver Stone is headed to the bank before it closes on a Saturday. He notices someone following him, but is unconcerned since there are very few people in the world who can match his skills. Little does he know that the person following him […]

  • “Hot Water” by Mike Pihlman

    “Hot Water” by Mike Pihlman

    Boss owns a plumbing & heating supply company. Unfortunately, all he understands is how to scold his employees. They can never do right in his eyes. His water heater went out and Boss called Jay to fix it. The next morning, during his shower, Boss died from excessively hot water. The scolder was scalded. — […]

  • “Dumbledore’s Army Reunites at Quidditch World Cup Final”

    “Dumbledore’s Army Reunites at Quidditch World Cup Final”

    (Catching Up with the Gang) J.K.Rowling wrote this on her web site, Pottermore.com, giving us an up-to-date look at some of the most famous of the Dumbledore’s Army members.  (FYI…I joined Pottermore and have been placed in Ravenclaw by the Sorting Hat) Harry, Ginny, Hermione, Ron, Neville, and Luna (my fellow Ravenclaw) are all at […]