The Abduction: A Novella, Part Five

THEN 11 Michael pulled hard against the cuffs that bound him to the steel table. The officer left minutes before, but refused to loosen the cuff before he went, even after Michael complained about it cutting off his circulation. Michael shook his hand to get some feeling back into it. When the large, metal doorContinue reading “The Abduction: A Novella, Part Five”

The Abduction: A Novella, Part Four

NOW7 Michael hit Sam with a backhand to the lips. That got the fuck’s attention. Sam’s head popped up and he looked frantically around the room, at first appearing to not remember where he was. When his gaze lowered to the zip-tied stump resting on his lap, he started freaking out a little. His eyesContinue reading “The Abduction: A Novella, Part Four”

The Abduction: A Novella Part One

NOW 1 Michael Ashe was fucking drenched. He’d been standing in the rain for at least ten cigarettes, staring at his ex-wive’s house, trying to work up the nerve to walk up and knock on the door. He was more than a little disappointed with himself. After three years and change inside the walls ofContinue reading “The Abduction: A Novella Part One”

The Fall of Demeter: Part One

INCIDENT: During the one-year anniversary potluck, Mr. Edwards, the ship’s lead mechanic was reported missing by Commander Reynolds, the maintenance supervisor. Mr. Edwards consumed too much alcohol at the party and, according to Commander Reynolds, became “handsy” with some of the female crew. He was ordered to his quarters and left the engagement without furtherContinue reading “The Fall of Demeter: Part One”