Lucy Clover

The doors to the Dead Dog erupted as a man was launched out of the tavern and into the street, his already bloodied face crashing...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Putting the Pieces Togethert

“You understand my hesitation, of course,” Abram said, begging understanding from the scientist as he paused his pacing behind his desk in the Sheriff’s Office. “Monsieur...

The Great Debate

The dirt flew with every impact of the horse’s hooves as the rider tore through the streets of the ghost town of Soddum holding...

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...