Excerpt from “Black Swan Hunting”

Content Warning: this story alludes to spousal abuse and the assumed death/suicide of a distraught woman. I’ve been working on a writing project idea for a murder mystery with lots of twists and turns. Just what everyone needs, right? I love murder mysteries that involve birds – I’ve been writing them since I was 8…Continue reading “Excerpt from “Black Swan Hunting””

Do You Know This Woman?

The Mystery Of Hattie Reams Vande Riet – Part 1 What we know “Hattie” Reams Vande Riet sat still in an ornate wicker chair at New York Art Gallery at 305 E. Broad St. in Richmond VA approximately one hundred years ago. This posed cabinet card captured her green, light hazel, or dark blue eyesContinue reading “Do You Know This Woman?”

October 2019: “Then Came Darkness” by D.H. Schleicher

Summary (Warning: mild spoilers): It’s the Great Depression. The world is on edge as global tensions are building, and economic collapses rip apart every continent. To have any money you have a lot. Religious fanatics have latched on to the sense of impending doom, with the rise of vagrant workers as the Dust Bowl tearsContinue reading “October 2019: “Then Came Darkness” by D.H. Schleicher”