Abram Gothe

Lord, how did I get here? I let go of the rope to let Wendy lead him off to the jail. This one started a...

A Deal Re-Negotiated

The horse neighed as it trotted to a stop. The rider dismounted, his boots digging into the dirt softened by last night’s rain, as...

The Streets Ran Red

Sloane watched as the sheriff carried the injured blonde deputy down the street toward Dr. Emanuel Ashbel’s office. She leaned against the wall of a...

Stoker’s Sabre

Yeah, I seen it,” Ulysses Marks slurred as he sat staring down at the bar of the Killer Bunnies Casino. There was a stain soaked...

Paso Doble

March 27, 1878 “Come now, corazon,” the outlaw said passionately as he looked up to stare, seemingly, entranced as the young woman’s hands lingered deftly...

A Novel Correspondence

Dear Mrs. Morgan: I hope that this letter finds you in good spirits as you continue your work. It was truly exciting to hear of...

Showboating

The sky was choked out by thick, oily black smoke, highlighted in brilliant orange by rising flame. All around were the wails of burning...

Ghost Town

“Wake up, Yules!” Abram said. Ulysses Marks’ eyes shot open and he rolled off the pew. His body struggled to correct when gravity took...

Foul Play

Mary inhaled sharply as she was pressed once more against the doorpost of the darkened general store. Pancho Castillo pulled back from the kiss...

Into The Darkness

Horace descended the dark stairs with unexpected grace, navigating each step quickly while keeping his cargo from jostling. He had made the trip so...