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The Witch’s Garden by J.D. Shaw

“What is that stupid pile of dirt?”  The neighbor boy asked as she pulled the last of the root vegetables from the garden, now mostly barren from the harvest season. “It’s … Continue reading

October 28, 2012 · 4 Comments

In the Kappa’s Garden by Jeff Chapman

Tommy stood at the foot of the stairs leading to the covered front porch of the old Milton house, a three-storey Victorian that dwarfed its neighbors. The porch stretched across … Continue reading

October 27, 2012 · 4 Comments

The Call from Below by Carin Marais

Stories flitted around the small town on the day the De Wets moved into their new house. Tall tales, folk tales, and shreds of yellowed newspaper articles dug from dusty … Continue reading

October 26, 2012 · 6 Comments

A Halloween Trick by Mary Ann Winter

Red sang, “A Mighty Fortress if our God,” with gusto as she approached the forest adjoining her family’s farmhouse.  It was a classic Halloween night, the kind that makes a … Continue reading

October 25, 2012 · 3 Comments

A Walk Home Through Arbutus Park by Randy Streu

The library was crowded tonight, but satisfying as always. Sam reflects on this as he leaves the familiar lights of Downtown and begins his walk up the city streets. Perhaps, … Continue reading

October 20, 2012 · 3 Comments

The Occult – Satan’s Trap by Lorraine Quirke

A dreary, gray sky, hung over New York City, the day Janet Adams moved into a one bedroom apartment in a newly renovated Brownstone. August was the worst month to … Continue reading

October 19, 2012 · 1 Comment

Shh! by Rachel Blackmon

Aeryn tripped and landed face first in the grass outside the library. She got up, spat, wiped her knees clean, then continued running. How could she forget that research paper? … Continue reading

October 13, 2012 · Leave a comment

The Watcher by Kristin Rix

She first noticed the scratches as she folded her husband’s underwear into the top drawer of his dresser. Deep, short grooves had been clustered together in the back left corner, … Continue reading

October 12, 2012 · 3 Comments

Two Become One by Teric Darken

    What had it been:  Ten years since he last saw his best friends, Stan and Rhoda?  “Stan the Preacher Man,” that’s what Ken called him:  The minister of whom … Continue reading

October 6, 2012 · 2 Comments

Spring-Heeled Jack Deflated by Michael Findley

“Your campaign is not just rolling again but is a steamroller to flatten your opposition. Introduce me as your new benefactor. You cannot make too much of my ability to … Continue reading

October 5, 2012 · 1 Comment

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