Short Stories

The Ghost Lights of Dragutinski Monastery “The Ghost Lights of Dragutinski Monastery” - The Serbian Bureau of Strange Occurrences has dispatched Petar Lukić and Pavle Vlahović to the Dragutinski Monastery in Kosovo. Not long after strange lights began appearing at night in the countryside around the monastery, an Albanian woman from the nearby…
A Peculiar Reading “A Peculiar Reading” - Petar Lukić and Pavle Vlahović, agents for the Serbian Bureau of Strange Occurrences, must investigate the seemingly impossible murder of Amalija Damjanović, found shot in a locked room. The only clue is a tarot card clutched in her lifeless fingers.…
Wolf's Tooth “Wolf’s Tooth” - The job of an agent for the Serbian Bureau of Strange Occurrences is to prove monsters don’t exist. Sometimes that means having to kill the monsters first. When the residents of a remote village begin ranting madly about wolves, agents…
The Big Bad II “I Think of Snow” - Second chances are rare, especially for the dead. BUY: amazon | b&n
Mischief Madness Mourning “Mischief Madness Mourning” - In the South, stories leave marks on the terrain as real as any road or building. They have weight. They cast shadows. Mischief Madness Mourning offers a trio of Southern Gothic tales set in the shadows. Mischief: “An Appalachian Tail”…
The Big Bad “Any Other Way” - You tell yourself whatever you have to… The Big Bad: An Anthology of Evil Dark Oak Press, 2013 BUY: amazon | b&n
A Different Kind of Devil “A Different Kind of Devil” - There should be more blood, thinks Enver Karadag, inspector with Istanbul’s Special Crimes Division, as he stands over the mutilated body. It unsettles him, too, that the wounds on the man’s neck seem to have been made by something other…
Don't Look at Her Don’t Look at Her: Two Twisted Tales of Lost Love - What would you do to get back someone you loved? According to the Roman myth, Orpheus went to Hell—literally—to retrieve his dead wife, only to lose her again when he disregarded Pluto’s warning not to look at her until they…
“What’s Your Sign?” - An innocent pick-up line goes horribly awry… A Cup of Joe: Coffee House Flash Fiction Wicked East Press, 2011 Read the original story here.
“Virgil’s Refuge” - A hurricane. A lonely old man. A strange visitor. Dark Things III Pill Hill Press, 2010 BUY: amazon | b&n