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The Midlife Change

As they left Caffeination, their usual coffee spot, Louie took a sip if his coffee. Carly laughed at the ghastly expression on he made. “Life’s too short to drink lousy coffee,” complained Louie. He took another taste and cringed. “Why’d … Continue reading

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Trust Issues

“According to research, night is darker than it was fifty years ago.” Jeff looked outside and found it difficult to argue. The night sky seemed to shroud the city in an impenetrable blanket. He was profoundly thankful for the many … Continue reading

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Irregularities

“This is Dr. Philbert’s office, calling for Travis. Could you please call us back? We’d like to speak with you about irregularities in your latest test results.” The voicemail sent a chill down his spine. They may be the scariest … Continue reading

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The Mystery Text

During their break, Maria met Angie for their usual coffee klatch in the staff lounge. Angie’s phone chimed. Her face drained as she read the text. “What’s wrong?” asked Maria. “Listen to this text. ‘Just wanted YTK my mom died … Continue reading

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The Late Night Mystery

Cadence got home late from work. She entered through the back door by the kitchen. It was dark, but immediately she could tell something was wrong. There was a putrid smell in the air that reminded her of rotting fish. … Continue reading

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Pleasant Dreams

“I had the weirdest dream last night,” said Colby. “Oh yeah?” “I dreamed I was pitching a perfect game in baseball.” “You don’t even like baseball.” “I know. It’s crazy. It was in the seventh or eight inning when I … Continue reading

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Lady Jane and the Red Gorilla- chapter 4

“And what if I don’t help you?” Jane asked. “Oh, you are so silly,” said Holly. “If you protect him, he dies. If you stay away, he dies. There’s no way to avoid it.” Jane glared at Red. There was … Continue reading

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