The Memory of Ghosts: A Halloween Urban Fantasy Serial (Part 5)

First time reading? Start with Part 1 here. Recap: Last time, Bea and the ghost searched a graveyard but found no trace of the ghost’s husband’s soul. Then they followed a trail of sinister magic to the cellar of an old house. Chapter 5 The cellar must have been put to normal use throughout mostContinue reading “The Memory of Ghosts: A Halloween Urban Fantasy Serial (Part 5)”

The Memory of Ghosts: A Halloween Urban Fantasy Serial (Part 4)

First time reading? Start with Part 1 here. Recap: Last time, Bea and the ghost found the name of the cemetery where the ghost’s husband was buried. Then two mysterious men attacked Bea but were scared off by the ghost. Chapter 4 When Bea parked her van in front of the graveyard, I felt colderContinue reading “The Memory of Ghosts: A Halloween Urban Fantasy Serial (Part 4)”

The Memory of Ghosts: A Halloween Urban Fantasy Serial (Part 3)

First time reading? Start with Part 1 here. Recap: Last time, the ghost began to remember more of her past, and she and Bea went to the library to research what happened to the ghost’s husband. Though they were interrupted by a creepy guy who seemed way too interested in Bea’s research, they eventually foundContinue reading “The Memory of Ghosts: A Halloween Urban Fantasy Serial (Part 3)”

The Memory of Ghosts: A Halloween Urban Fantasy Serial (Part 2)

First time reading? Start with Part 1 here. Recap: Last time, our ghostly protagonist’s monotonous afterlife was interrupted when the old woman she’s haunting calls an exorcist. But instead of moving on, the ghost talks the exorcist into helping her track down the soul of her lost husband. Chapter 2 “Here we go. Nathaniel Breen,Continue reading “The Memory of Ghosts: A Halloween Urban Fantasy Serial (Part 2)”

The Memory of Ghosts: A Halloween Urban Fantasy Serial (Part 1)

It’s October! Halloween is one of my favorite times of the year, so to celebrate, I want to share a free urban fantasy short story. I’ll be serializing The Memory of Ghosts all through October, so expect updates every Thursday this month. Check it out if you like: Ghost librarians Haunted Graveyards Grumpy paranormal investigatorsContinue reading “The Memory of Ghosts: A Halloween Urban Fantasy Serial (Part 1)”

Short Story: How to Stop Trains (A Guide for Superheroes)

It’s been a while since I’ve posted any short fiction on my blog, so here’s a little something from The White Knight & Black Valentine Series. Enjoy! How to Stop Trains (A Guide for Superheroes) An excerpt from White Knight’s lecture at the Academy on April 15, 2002. Remember the acronym TAD: Time and Distance.Continue reading “Short Story: How to Stop Trains (A Guide for Superheroes)”

“Epilogue”

First time reading? Start at the beginning here. A week passed before Val got the chance to speak with her father. With Blueblood dead and Leo arrested, the Black Valentine was only supervillain from the DSA break-in who was still at large. She’d risen to the top of the DSA’s Most Wanted List, an achievementContinue reading ““Epilogue””

“Everybody Fights” – Part 13

First time reading? Start at the beginning here. Tidal Wave was slumped in the back of a police car, his cheek pressed against the smooth glass window. The sedative hadn’t completely knocked him out yet, but it was close. His eyelids felt like they weighed five pounds each, and the movements of the car seemedContinue reading ““Everybody Fights” – Part 13″

“Everybody Fights” – Part 12

First time reading? Start at the beginning here. JB wondered if everyone had forgotten about him. For what must have been the tenth time, he flipped up the protective glass covering of his watch and felt the clock hand and embossments. Not even two full minutes had passed since the last time he checked. HeContinue reading ““Everybody Fights” – Part 12″

“Everybody Fights” – Part 11

First time reading? Start at the beginning here. Dave broke down the process of standing up into steps. First, he got onto his hands and knees. The small movement ignited the pain in his back. It felt like he’d gotten lashed by a bullwhip that had been soaked in gasoline and set on fire. ExceptContinue reading ““Everybody Fights” – Part 11″