Tag Archives: Colorado

Travels through Colorado

Last week, we drove up the center of Colorado on the way to Denver. It was a beautiful drive, but sadly many of the pine trees were killed by the bark beetle. In some placed whole mountains were covered in … Continue reading

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Redaction: Part III, Chapter 9 (Unedited)

Chapter Nine “You can’t go in there.” Manny pulled the storage door shut behind him. The latch clicked in place. He leaned against the door. No one was getting inside. He had to protect them and the Sergeant-Major. Chef Bonnie’s … Continue reading

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Redaction Part III: Dark Hope (unedited)

Chapter Eight The rungs turned in David’s grip. He slipped and bumped his jaw, nicking his tongue. A metallic taste turned his stomach. Just a little farther in the snake’s belly. A couple more feet and he’d been in the … Continue reading

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Redaction: Dark Hope, Chapter 7, unedited

Chapter Seven Sunnie Wilson clutched the limestone column and panted. Wrapping her free arm around her belly, she cradled her ribs. In. Out. She breathed slow and deep. Two weeks after being ‘cured’ of anthrax, it still hurt to breathe, … Continue reading

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Redaction: Dark Hope, Chapter 6, unedited

  Chapter Six “Miz S?” Audra Silvestre set her hand on the stack of tablet computers and looked up. Most of her students stood by the arched exit near Faye Eichmann. Audra nodded to the thin woman before looking toward … Continue reading

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Redaction: Dark Hope, chapter 5, unedited

UPDATE: Redaction: Dark Hope is at the editors and should be back mid-December. I hope to go live with the book around the 20th and, like before, I’ll have it priced at 99cents for a week. My Christmas present to … Continue reading

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Redaction: Dark Hope, Part III, Chapter 4 (unedited)

This may look slightly familiar:-) Chapter Four Damn Lister and the camel he humped his ass in on. David Dawson raised the bottle to eye level and blinked at the remaining liquid. Half gone. Well shit. He wouldn’t be able … Continue reading

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Redaction: Part III, Dark Hope, Chapter 3 (unedited)

Chapter Three One by one, flashlights popped on like stars in a velvet sky. Blue tinged the white as laptops and tablets added to the illumination. Draping from the ceiling, silver emergency blankets amplified the light, kept the heat in … Continue reading

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Redaction: Dark Hope Chapter 2 (unedited)

Chapter Two “Medic.” The soldier’s voice rang inside Papa Rose’s head. He squeezed his eyes closed. It wasn’t real. Private Carter had died when they’d rolled across the Kuwaiti border into Iraq. He’d been dead years. They were all dead. … Continue reading

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ReDo: Redaction: Dark Hope, Chapter One, unedited

Alright ladies and gents. Stop threatening to hurt, maim or kill me. David is safe and his usual loveable self. Here is the new chapter one (which was chapter 3). Chapter One Dirk Benedict blinked. Eyes opened or closed it … Continue reading

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