We Were Once Knights…

Tuesday, April 11th, 2017

PROLOGUE ~  present day  ~ THE WAREHOUSE DISTRICT was deserted. It was the weekend, an early Sunday morning, after the holiday. If there were no burglars about, the earliest the body would likely be discovered would be when the Monday morning paper got thrown up on the building’s loading dock to my right. That is, [...]

30 Seconds From Midnight (TSFM)

Wednesday, March 16th, 2016

30 Seconds From Midnight asks the question: which is worse a serial killer or serial pedophile… what if they are one in the same? With the midnight-facing clock in the process of striking the sixth of twelve chimes it is always at such moments that fairly tails end and detective stories begin… and sometimes end. (Excerpt: [...]

The Sun Never Sets

Sunday, June 29th, 2014

Excerpt from “The Sun Never Sets” THE SHOOTER SAT in the back of a white Ford van waiting to take his third shot, if the right target appeared… …the shooter lay on his slopped table inside the van, the suppressor on his rifle only inches back from the see-through black-out material covering the windows in [...]

BOXMAN

Thursday, July 25th, 2013

BOXMAN Excerpt:   THE MAN’S DEATH had not been noticed in the unincorporated city of corrugated boxes, a small microcosm within the macrocosm called Dallas. It wasn’t until the midnight thunderstorms, that had developed in the early afternoon in west Texas, had pushed through Dallas at twelve-oh-two, preceded by what was later estimated to be straight-line [...]

The Murder Fever

Thursday, December 6th, 2012

A CORPSE WAITED. She had done it before, staring into unseeing eyes. She sucked in a deep breath, while Rush finished his thought, then punched off the radio; turned off the car’s air conditioner and then its engine. Exhaling and opening the door she was immediately hit by the early summer heat and humidity. The incessant [...]

Cry… Walk, Run!

Thursday, November 10th, 2011

With the anniversary of 911 weeks away, Michael Grant recounts his watching New York’s twin tower terrorist attack survivors, literally, Cry… Walk, Run! That terrorism happened in New York and can’t happen in Dallas, right? PI Michael Grant and Tom Darrow, discover foreign nationals, with connections to radical groups in the Middle East and Mexico, [...]

Innocent And Guilty

Wednesday, May 19th, 2010

How can you be Innocent And Guilty at the same time? The murderer says, “Bless me, Father, for I have sinned.”  Convicted murderer Ian Montaña, now ‘rehabilitated’, graduates from prison with advanced degrees in every facet of criminal enterprise.  Two more murders behind him and back in Dallas, sporting an Irish accent and a new [...]