Paris #2 – A Sunday Short Story

A fictional tale ~~~~ Part 1~~~~ Avatar emerged from the rubble first and sped to the Victorian style house. Rhea, climbed out of the debris and raced at Olympic speed, catching up to him in a few brief minutes. “Sorry, no time for introductions, is there a back way out of this place? said Rhea,Continue reading “Paris #2 – A Sunday Short Story”

Paris #1 – A Sunday Short Story

~~~ A fictional tale ~~~ It was on fire! As the taxi cab deposited Rhea (aka “Gatekeeper”) on the sidewalk to the prestigious tour Montparnasse, the planned home office of her new covert team, one of its upper floors was on fire. Unexpectedly, a loud blast erupted from the burning window’s fiery plumes accompanied byContinue reading “Paris #1 – A Sunday Short Story”

Greece #4 – Finale – A Sunday Short Story

A fictional tale ~~ Part #1 ~Part #2~Part #3 **** There was a sudden expectancy in the air, in of all places, Hellenic Police’s Syntagma Station. A gentleman with a grey beard wearing a grey fedora cautiously wondered in. His tattered briefcase seemed overstuffed with papers, a few pages plotting escape peeked from its corners.Continue reading “Greece #4 – Finale – A Sunday Short Story”

Greece #3 – A Sunday Short Story

~~A Fictional Tale ~~ Part #1~~ Part #2~~ Not all bullets make a sound. With a quiet zing, the empty coffee cup shattered on the table where Rhea and Shift Key were about to sit, at the Plaka café. Shift Key flung himself to the stone floor and promptly vanished in the ensuing melee. Rhea,Continue reading “Greece #3 – A Sunday Short Story”

Bargain Fixer-Upper – A Short Story

“Honey is the muffler still attached?” Said, Kelly to her husband Greg on their way out of town on a romantic winter weekend retreat. “I thought I heard a loud clang back there somewhere when we turned the corner. And, now there is billowing smoke behind us.” “Nonsense!” said Greg pleased with his second handContinue reading “Bargain Fixer-Upper – A Short Story”

Greece #2 – A Sunday Short Story

~~~~~ A fictional tale ~~~~~~~ ~~ Part 1 ~~ It was the kind of darkness, where a single candle on a rooftop could light up a whole city. Rhea placed her now useless cellphone on the floor, and crawled furtively in the consuming darkness. Momentarily blinded by the darkness, she followed the outline of herContinue reading “Greece #2 – A Sunday Short Story”

Greece #1 – A Sunday Short Story

Suddenly, the store’s rear exit door flung open. A few moments earlier, a fleet-footed male figure in a raincoat and baseball cap, had intercepted what was supposed to be a low level package pickup from a prearranged drop at a famous store, in Athens’ Syntagma neighborhood. The figure then fled in expeditious haste, using hisContinue reading “Greece #1 – A Sunday Short Story”

Cairo Finale – A Sunday Short Story

~~~A fictional mystery ~~ Part 1 ~~ Part 2 ~~Part 3 ~~Part 4 The mysterious figure, a man in a brown hat, was suddenly strewn on the sidewalk. Daylight, Ghost’s team member who had been following him thrust him to the ground. The two wrestled on the cold pavement near the now totaled taxi cab; in the fracas, theContinue reading “Cairo Finale – A Sunday Short Story”

Cairo #4 – A Sunday Short Story

~~~A fictional mystery ~~~ Part 1 ~~ Part 2 ~~Part 3 As the Cairo sunshine gleamed into the luxurious booth in which she sat, it seemed like the peace it offered in that moment would never end. Christy sat in the hotel lobby examining the photo through her magnifying glass contemplating the meaning of truth. She lived a lifeContinue reading “Cairo #4 – A Sunday Short Story”