NEW RELEASE – Riverboat Queen

Summary – Clarke hammers the keyboard like an old salesman with an ax to grind. His stories rake over the landscape as if there’s always more to tell. A wind song, the trill of a bird, or the sound of a boat horn nearing the dock, words escape undaunted. His story continues to grow. Flirtations […]

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She Whacked Him Off

She Whacked Him Off

She’s warned him early in the game, she was only after his money. It took a season or two before Detective Reyna realized he spent it faster than she did, and by then he was living on oxygen, cutting the carpet with the legs of his walker instead of her high heels. His wife was no […]

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A Red Handprint

A Red Handprint

I put the stew out, the bread, and corn. The Johnson brothers had been drinking since I started dinner. “Jesse, I asked Bill Clarke to do some construction around the office, I want you out working on the house. I drew up some plans and he’ll be working here this week. China’s sending out a […]

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