Monthly Archives: May 2016

Teaching Junior

A Twisted Tale by Alex Maher Big John Miller loved Sundays. That was when young John Miller Junior would come over and hang out in the shed with Ol’ Grandad. Margaret, his wife of fifty-three years, and Phillipa, his daughter, … Continue reading

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Hunger

A Twisted Tale by J Saler Drees When Makar was a baby in a Russian orphanage rats chewed on his face, leaving him for the rest of his life with a crumpled ear, missing nostril and disfigured lips. Growing up, … Continue reading

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The Demon of Madrid

A Dark Tale by John Bryant The waiter nodded toward a solitary, unremarkable man—dark glasses, grey hair cropped close—seated at a table near the farthest edge of the patio. “That is Senor de Ortiz,” he said to the Condesa. “He … Continue reading

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Peaches

A Horrific Story by P.C. Newland In my mind’s eye I’m smoking a cigarette. I’m sitting on a porch swing in rural Georgia, or someplace like it, where sun-ripe peaches sit in rosy rows on whitewashed railings. A place with … Continue reading

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