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Border Crossing

“Jerry, how much traffic backup is there now? Can you see the statistics?” Rhonda asked.. “You don’t want to know. Hundreds of vehicles. Mostly oil trucks. Some are stuck to the road. The snow is starting to falling.” Jerry and

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The Estate

She sat down at the end of the counter in her favorite diner. She knew she had to eat while someone else was with her very sick mother. Ruby, the waitress, came and took her order. Her cousin, Mac, suddenly

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One Liner Wednesday

This is one line from the novel I’m currently working on, a psychological thriller: “Even though she was there with him and he held her lovingly, he didn’t think about her because sociopaths don’t do that kind of thing.”

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Frosted

Ruby didn’t understand why things kept disappearing. Her hairbrush. The book she was reading. She hadn’t found either of them. It was only she and Ralph in the house. He wouldn’t take those things. What need would Ralph, her husband

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The Corn Maze

It was the fall of the year. Adele and her husband, Daniel, decided to take a drive in the countryside. They were a retired couple, but they lived in the city. They didn’t get out in the country very much.

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The Accident

Sasha drove home from town. As she passed a driveway, she almost crashed her car as something hit her in the driver’s side door. She knew instantly it was a deer. She pulled over and jumped out. There she was,

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Garden Party

“Dah-ling,” Veronica bellowed, as Beatrice walked into the rooftop garden above her penthouse apartment. “Is Constance with you?” “There she is! Oh, Constance, love. Come sit, both of you. The butler will bring another chair.” “What a beautiful place, Veronica,”

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The Guardian

Damn. He should have known better than to take this car. It was his brother’s car. He didn’t steal it, but The Guardian didn’t seem to be able to differentiate between stealing and borrowing. It didn’t seem to be able

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The Train

“Do you think you can meet me at the town square,” Albert asked quietly. Juliet replied, “I will have the driver ready to take me to town as soon as he leaves. He is my friend and sometimes my confidant.”

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The World Went Black

“You boys can take any of those stumps back there behind the corn crib,” Jake said to his friends. “They will make good firewood this winter.” Jake’s friends walked behind the corn crib and saw all the tree stumps. One

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