Max hadn’t so much as cleared his throat. Rudy gave him an approving nod, wondering how long the older man stood there waiting to be noticed. Rudy didn’t know Max’s last name. If not for the white stitching in the blue patch on Max’s grey work shirt, he wouldn’t have known his first. Click the…
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Kak was too drained to start a fight about her mother’s insecurities or to finish her mother’s halting sentences as she’d done almost since she could talk. Stammer’s speech had acquired the verbal shorthand of a person with her impediment. Her defense against a lifetime of stuttering was to say less. Fewer words spoken, fewer…
Kak waited for the lightning to strike. For the cosmic penalty that levied against those who skipped the steps and broke the rules. But the gods were silent. Click the link below to get the book for 99 cents. The Gods of Sanibel – Kindle edition by Cook, Brian. Literature & Fiction Kindle eBooks @…
Rudy saw the birthday boy half a block ahead on the corner of Duval and Greene. Carter had collected a half dozen wanderers to roam with him in search of drink and debauchery. He picked up and discarded locals like playing cards. He’d always done it. But where was she? As quickly as he thought…
The angel of death was there. It hovered so near, pressing down on her, that a dialogue with it became inescapable. She’d been on the examining table too long, the paper runner crackling under her shifting weight, not to know the exchange would occur. As uncomfortable as she’d become in the long silence, she preferred…
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With west and east exhausted, Rudy headed south on Duval Street. If Key West was a carnival, Duval was the midway. Carter wouldn’t stray far from that artery. He and his collection of merrymakers would be there somewhere. The girl would be with them. Click the link below to get the book for 99 cents.
In the hundred seconds Kak was dead she learned two things. The first was that contrary to everything she’d been conditioned to think, the line between life and death was smudged and broken, making it difficult to tell which side you were on. The second thing she learned was that death could choose not to…