Killer Kanha Came Calling – Short Story

A pair of hands covered in blood

Reading Time: 5 minutes She often wondered whether time had taken a wrong turn and left her stranded in a dark abyss. His face drifted in front of her, mostly in her dreams, always out of her reach. When awake, she couldn’t… Read More

Flash Fiction Story – Honorable Drug Lord

A man in a cap lighting a cigar

Reading Time: 2 minutes My father is a respected gangster. I’m just a pathetic thug. But I was born with credibility entrenched in my genes. I’m Simon Lobo’s only biological son. My father had other children, but they weren’t his. They were… Read More

Flash Fiction Story – Come To Me

Face silhouette of a woman against the setting sun in the background

Reading Time: 2 minutes Come to me. You’re a man in need. Shh…be quiet. No one must know. Your secrets are safe with me. They’ll never see the light of day. Leave behind your name and age. Everything looks the same in… Read More

Flash Fiction Story – A Pink Balloon

A child's blue sneakers and a pink balloon

Reading Time: 2 minutes She was there. And then she wasn’t. Ten seconds, and my world had changed, forever. The horror. No words can explain it. I shouldn’t have let go of her tiny hand. But she wanted a pink balloon. She… Read More

Flash Fiction Story – My Sweetest Enemy

Black and white close-up of a wide open eye

Reading Time: 2 minutes Get up and leave! My mind screams, over and over. Otherwise, silent and poised, no one can tell I’m crumbling inside. It’s been months, maybe over a year. I thought time had done its job, healed me, rid… Read More

Flash Fiction Story – An Anniversary Gift

Two hikers standing on a mountain cliff

Reading Time: 2 minutes It’s hard to have happy thoughts when you know that you’re dying. Also, I still haven’t gotten over my wife’s death. She fell off a cliff four days ago, plunging to her death. She couldn’t have survived. I… Read More

Flash Fiction Story – Goodbye Terry

Car accident with a car's shattered windshield

Reading Time: 2 minutes There’s blood everywhere. Some from the gash on my forehead. Some from the cuts I can only feel. Lying on broken glass isn’t just painful. It’s a feeling that’s unexplainable. Especially when you’ve been tossed into the air… Read More

Flash Fiction Story – Hands Up!

Close up of hand pointing gun

Reading Time: 2 minutes Hands Up! That’s all I had to say. My brother Manu made me practice it a hundred times. Or was it a thousand times? I can’t count. What do I know? Manu says I’m a simpleton. Papa called… Read More

Cowards Don’t Die

Used bullet shells lying in ash

Reading Time: 2 minutes A coward can never be a hero. I am that coward. They carried me home upon their shoulders. If only they knew the truth. But a dead man cannot speak, and I would never reveal what really happened…. Read More

Flash Fiction Story – Birthday Wish

Chocolate birthday cake with lighted candles

Reading Time: 2 minutes Every wish he had ever made had come true. He could be lying, but it served him no purpose. Eleven birthdays together, eleven beautiful cakes, eleven selfish wishes. Eleven reasons for me to believe that it wouldn’t be… Read More

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