by Michael Anthony – With The Great War in its third year, life in Paris was grim. German forces threatened from the east; food was in short supply; and labor unrest spilled out into the streets. Yet, for Louis Villiers, there was one constant – Thursday evenings when the bells of Saint-Pierre de Montmartre chimed seven times.
Category Archives: Short Stories
by Henry Simpson – “Talk to me,” Bell whispered to the empty room. She slouched, half asleep in her chair, listening to the faint sound of the surf, watching the yellowish flickering in the fireplace. At last, alone in the darkness, she slept.Read more
Sadie keeps a postcard of Key West on her desk to remind there’s someplace better. She knows because she’s been there, and she’s going back someday.Read more
by Gerald Arthur Winter I was brought up to believe in God, but since that day when everything changed, I wonder—if God exists, we must have gotten it all wrong. Here we are, left with the aftermath of that misinformation. At least here I am, because I don’t know if anyone else is left. It might be only me who remainsRead more
See, Amber couldn’t read minds and she couldn’t hear the thoughts that people were having. She could only hear the thoughts that people weren’t having.Read more
“The Jenson Adventures: The Ghost of Crow Island” A short story by Stephanie Grey. Three children must solve the mystery of the ghost of Crow Island.Read more
Bobby Jones’s sweat-covered shirt stuck to his body like glue. His long, mostly gray hair dangled well past his shoulders.Read more