Love & Loss

Stories involving the heart.


A Small Gift

Each word seared Sally’s mind. Their desire and need swept away her caution. His hand slid beneath her skirt, stroked her thigh, fingertips sliding beneath underwear, touching, teasing.

The Lair of the Beast

I paused at the threshold, staring at the lurid symbols on the door and their blood-curdling descriptions of the fate awaiting any transgressor.

Human Error

A fireman covered in smoke and oily filth, held out the British cure for everything. His eyes were pained and watery, and Nick knew it wasn’t just from the smoke.

Hero for Hire

The Spanish inquisition .. No one expects the Spanish Inquisition.


Everyone, most of all Jim, knew he had no ‘Faith'. He shook his head, annoyed. No whispered prayer would bring this girl back to life.