Proposal Planning

Kit’s phone buzzed in the pocket of his gear jacket. Really? Well, if it were something important, whoever it was would leave a message. He was kind of busy battling demons at the moment. One of them was creeping up on him, but he jumped back and sliced through its tentacles like butter.

The Honeymoon

May 1990 Roger and his wife lay down in bed, snuggled together on the edge of sleep. “You know, Bree,” he said.  “In all the years we’ve been marrit, we havena really had a honeymoon.” In answer, she rolled over on her stomach and leaned on her elbows, facing him. “That’s true, but there wasn’t… Continue reading The Honeymoon

Finding a Family 

The Institute’s doorbell rang loud and clear; they could feel the vibrations throughout. The Blackthorns hadn’t been expecting anyone, so naturally everyone dropped what they were doing and crowded the foyer.   Diana was about to open the door when Tavvy bolted in front of her. “I’ll get it!” he said, leaping for the ornate… Continue reading Finding a Family 

An Eighteenth Century April Fool’s Day 

Being married to John was different, to say the least.  We had friendship, but even that seemed to be strained under the circumstances.  I just couldn’t believe that Jamie was dead.  It wasn’t that I was in denial; I didn’t know what to think. The morning was bright, sunlight streaming in through the bedroom windows… Continue reading An Eighteenth Century April Fool’s Day