The Initiate – Snippet 28

The Initiate – Snippet 28 Chapter 12 “Damn,” said Moreno, looking around the house on Long Island. The place was empty, with big gaps among the clothes in the closets, drawers hanging open, and a pile of wet ashes in the sink where the Count had...

The Initiate – Snippet 27

The Initiate – Snippet 27 “I guess,” said Moreno, adjusting the seat back and closing his eyes. “Asshole tried to fight an agaus. Even if he’s innocent, he’s got to pay for that.” He gave a deep sigh. “Now we know why he...

Forced Perspectives – Snippet 27

Forced Perspectives – Snippet 27 For decades the brothers had had no contact at all, and although they had renewed their acquaintance two years ago, they hadn’t ever been close. Chris Harlowe had graduated respectably enough from Cal Poly and ended up...

The Initiate – Snippet 26

The Initiate – Snippet 26 Sam never got the chance to answer, because a crowd of men emerged from the tall weeds around the concrete pad. They all wore faded Vietnam-era combat gear and carried old M1 rifles with bayonets fixed. “You bastard!” the...

Forced Perspectives – Snippet 26

Forced Perspectives – Snippet 26 CHAPTER SIX: How You Get Out of Your Way At 6 AM Vickery had tucked the .45 into his belt and trudged around the trailer park and looked up and down the road, but the cars in the park were all familiar, and there were no vehicles...