Friendship is Magic

Xiong “Wendy” Cheng rode her horse out to the Blake Ranch as the sun descended in the late afternoon sky. In the distance, a...

Lay on Hands

Sister Lois Otwell stepped off the coach, assisted by a stocky, older gentleman with a mustache. The man wore a fine suit, far too...

Trouble Ahead, Trouble Behind

Roderick Byre stepped to the podium. He scanned the crowd, eyes connecting with dozens of voters gathered at the hustings outside Town Hall. Every seat...

The Summoning

The stench of burnt flesh rose from a body beside a half-dug grave, the headstone labeled Tom Place. Kevin Wainwright, standing less than half...

The Evidence

Sundown Philip Swinford dug into the hard dirt of the plains outside Gomora. Behind him stood Sheriff Dave Montreal, arms crossed. “Okay, Philip. Tell me what...

Lula Morgan

Why a woman would wear flowing red skirts on a tour of a ranch, Irving Patterson would never understand. Still, he learned early in his...