Of stone on mountaintops did builders create their great city. Casting a record of the passage of their lives into a far-flung and uncertain destiny. Those people, the heart and life Continue reading Machu Picchu
I’ve known Cat since kindergarten, but we haven’t seen each other much lately.
Life. The to-do list grows and time shrinks. I need to remind myself often to measure quality rather than accomplishments. Continue reading Song
Two weeks of business with the boss, then 18 hours in airports, and finally the blinking machine to greet him. He sighed. The suitcase heaved out of the way, the door slammed home. Continue reading Warning
A cold draft blew through the room. He drew his coat tighter and pulled his hands farther into the cuffs. The drapes rippled.
Thunder rumbled like stone overhead. The wind pushed against him.
“A storm is coming.”
He heard. He squeezed the worn pendant in his fist.
My niece’s christening is tomorrow here at the cathedral.
The flight could’ve been better. I’d asked Martin to book it months ago, but Continue reading Confess
He gave Esmee the afternoon of the Queen’s birthday off. She didn’t deserve it, but she’d asked. Many times.
“I’ll accompany you,” he informed her.
She blinked. “Oh, you don’t have—”
He locked the shop door. “Come along.” Continue reading The Eggucation of Esmee
The third volume of Steampunk Fairy Tales is up for preorder on Amazon. This is a collection of nine stories. Each is based on a fairy tale and has been reworked to fit in with a steampunk motif. Included is my own story, Out of the Tower, which is a retelling of the well-known Rapunzel fairy tale.
Hope you enjoy the new book.
They should’ve been done hours ago. Her stupid heels are killing her.
The director is shaking his head as he huddles with the crew.
What would a vampire do? Sarah steps over Continue reading Glaring