It was noon, as Private Investigator Wade Anderson was driving through the Scottish countryside, admiring the calm, rural landscape around him. The weather was sunny with not a cloud in sight, quite a rarity in the autumn. He was driving to a small coastal town to...

Itโ€™s a writer's worst nightmare. The moment when you just couldnโ€™t come up with anything, absolutely nothing, when the well of creativity dries up. Itโ€™s frustrating. Us writers call this menace writerโ€™s block, it preys on us from the dark reaches of our minds; it...

I. The sign from above doesnโ€™t come in time to stop the man's finger from squeezing the trigger, and I donโ€™t think itโ€™s intended to, ย but it does come in time --- in that last moment, that last tenth of a second when the bullet tears...

The rental house exceeded my expectations. You may think $400 per month rent for a three bedroom, two bath, furnished house four miles from a state university suspicious, but having grown up in the foothills, I knew how rent in the mountains worked. Four-hundred dollars...

Iโ€™m posting this here, as well as on a few other forums, because Iโ€™m hoping that some tech-savvy user among you will be able to explain what happened on my iPhone a couple of nights ago. Maybe you'll know where it came from? Maybe one...

The tall grandfather clock bellowed four times through the two-story house, as the county school bus pulled off from the driveway. A young girl named Jenna McLure sat on the carpeted floor of the second level, playing in solitude with each of her stuffed toys...

In the wake of the 2016 American election, several changes occurred in the country. One of the more highly publicized and celebrated of these developments was Californiaโ€™s legalization of marijuana for recreational use. While the objective impact has thus far been quite subtle, a small...

The predator casually surveyed his hunting ground. His camouflage consisted of a dry cleaned white suit, matching silk shirt and a carefully chosen tie. His sleeves were rolled just enough to display a fake Rolex, and the greying hair at his temples had been darkened...