Category Archives: Stories

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The Devil Whispered by Shawn Starkweather

By | March 3, 2021

  Science-Fiction/Mystery/Detective Date Published: 3/1/2021 Retired special-forces commander Jacobi Slate is drawn into a downward-spiraling vortex of fear and doubt while investigating a brutal murder committed by an old friend. As evidence mounts that someone else might be pulling strings from the shadows, Jacobi struggles to understand a developing connection to his own past, which… Read More »

The Devil Whispered by Shawn Starkweather

By | March 1, 2021

Science-Fiction/Mystery/Detective Date Published: 3/1/2021 Retired special-forces commander Jacobi Slate is drawn into a downward-spiraling vortex of fear and doubt while investigating a brutal murder committed by an old friend. As evidence mounts that someone else might be pulling strings from the shadows, Jacobi struggles to understand a developing connection to his own past, which is… Read More »

Dark Secrets of the Bayou

By | February 24, 2021

Mystery, Suspense Date Published: November 2020 Publisher: Raven South Publishing Catherine “Tink” Mabrey, an up and coming attorney, is shocked by her recent inheritance from her estranged family on the bayou. After her mother died during childbirth, Tink’s father had quickly relocated them to the big city of Atlanta, Georgia. With no memory of her… Read More »

The Girlfriend Experiment

By | April 1, 2017

Time magazine ran an article about “The Girlfriend Experience” quite some time ago. The concept is both intriguing and under explored in general popular works although there has been a new television series based on something similar. Basically a woman with a good career and a well off family decides to experiment with prostitution. Not… Read More »

Farmer Fred and the IRS

By | March 28, 2017

Most of today’s youth cannot comprehend a world before the touch tone phone where a basic adding machine cost north of $400. Heck, most of today’s youth don’t even know what a touch tone phone is. Well, this story takes place during that time you cannot imagine. Such is the time when this story takes… Read More »