Checking In

“I am very sorry to keep you waiting!” Karl Odett closed the door to his office and hurried into the room, smoothing his ill-fitting...

Shane and Graves Security

Warren Graves lounged behind his desk at the Shane and Graves Security office, his hands dutifully cleaning the chamber of his Colt revolver while...

Nightmare at Noon

Sheriff Montreal ducked to avoid the swipe of Seville’s bowie knife, reaching for his pistol as he felt the blade graze his Stetson. He...

Silver Linings

T’ou Chi Chow dropped the burlap sack from his shoulder, wincing as a stinging pain shot through his arm. He slid the knot apart...

A Sky Full of Stars

Steven Wiles drew his razor swiftly across his chin, ending with a deft flick as he scraped the last remnants of stubble. He set...

Blood Moon Rising

Deputy Timmons reclined in his chair in the sheriff’s office, crossing his boots on the mahogany desk. The sun was on its way down...