Posts Categorized: Short Stories

Drug Run – Chapter Five: The Break-in

  by Dr. Rocket with Ms. Gonzo   Last time, as you recall, Texas rock singer Suze Benson and two drug-running brothers completed the first leg of their drive to Los Angeles, never imagining that their product-filled van was about to be broken into by the obsessed son of an extremely unscrupulous and powerful FBI… Read more »

Pirate Odyssey Fantastic

  by: Sammi “Mayor Gonzo” Mays The time is now. The epic begins on Nest Key, an uninhabited mangrove island off the Straits of Florida, where a fantastical band of renegades, who call themselves the Pirates of the Florida Keys, are in the throes of a party of mythical proportions. Unlike other modern day pirates,… Read more »

Drug Run – Chapter Four: Night Drive

  by: Doctor Rocket with Ms. Gonzo Last time, as you recall, Texas rock singer Suze Benson took the wheel of a van loaded with illicit drugs, and headed off with two desperate brothers on a major drug run to Los Angeles. She little dreamed she was being tailed by an FBI man’s obsessive son,… Read more »

Drug Run – Chapter Three: The Drug Van

Chapter Three: The Drug Van by Dr. Rocket with Ms. Gonzo   Last time, as you recall, beautiful young singer Suze Benson, recruited by the bass player in her band to drive a massive load of pot from Texas to L.A., encountered her obsessed former schoolmate Imants Hasselburger, son of a powerful FBI man. She… Read more »

Deporting my Valentine

by Karene Horst   Single yet again for another Valentine’s Day, my thoughts turn as usual to chocolate. No one sends me flowers. Cards kill trees unnecessarily. Instead, I’m baking myself and my co-workers a sugary concoction of chocolate, melted caramel, cream cheese frosting and more chocolate. Valentine’s Day used to mean more to me than… Read more »

The Emu

by Sylvia Hamilton  The Santa Ana’s can be horrible on the ridgelines; witheringly dry, hurricane strength and they notch the fire danger up to extremely high, putting everyone on edge. They were exceptionally strong this morning. I called a girlfriend. We made plans to spend the day together. Hopefully the winds would die down by evening…. Read more »