BROODY NEW ENGLANDER
Three stories set in New England explore love and seduction, commitment and infidelity, death and mourning. Literary fiction with some hints of science fiction and the paranormal. Broody New Englander offers deep psychological and sociological insights READ MORE.
RED AND WHITE
During the years after the Civil War, Lonely Cricket, a Native American boy, strives to learn his people’s ways and traditions and to grow to manhood. This is a difficult task for any youngster, but Lonely Cricket is coming of age in a world that is changing. READ MORE.
MEMOIRS OF THE ASYLUM
Jack wants to take over the world. He plans on leading a revolution; he plans to start in Australia. He stares at the television and sees troop movements. In his program, he is leading an army. He is riding on a large black horse and is dressed in fatigues. READ MORE.
WYNDEL BLACKMAN, a Black American aged early-thirties, and his mother MOMMA BLACKMAN have just arrived at the airport in an un-named W. African county. They and their luggage are in a booth where “he” is being questioned by a CUSTOM’S AGENT. READ MORE.
TIMES TO TRY THE SOUL OF MAN
What do an overweight stripper, the CIA, corruption in New York City, the Israeli Mossad, ancient Inca civilization, terrorism, political intrigue, mad dashes across America, and a waste-case of a teenager have in common? They are the ingredients of this action-packed... READ MORE.
TALES FROM THE DEWDROP INNE
"Tales from the Dew Drop Inne reads like a darkly humorous sitcom. The tone is both heartfelt and deliciously irreverent, showing that one does not need to hate humanity to appreciate the humor of life. READ MORE.
TWO TALES OF TERROR
“Clowns are not funny,” Bela had once said; “we are the embodiment of terror, the terrors hidden in the heart. Of loneliness, futility, helplessness, rejection; and I, Bela, am the embodiment of death. People do not laugh at my costume or my paint. READ MORE.
Mary Flanagan, caught between her sense of religion and obligation on one hand and her very human desire for love and life on the other, is in emotional limbo. When she meets Arnie Berger, who becomes both her lover and philosophic guide, Mary's world seems to be tran... READ MORE.
SWEET & SOUR
The air’s so thick you can almost see the old box fan I got at the thrift agitatin’ again’ it. The moon so bright it lights the way to Babylon, yet hazed enough to call out spirit dead and set that dread that’s buried in the human heart to stirrin’ with screams and sobbin’s own text and edit me. It's easy. READ MORE.
I was captivated and intrigued by the very first page of Ken Weene's well-written "El Catrin". I mostly read non-fiction, but this short story came to my attention as having an underlying mystical tone, so I downloaded it. And I am still thrilled that I did! READ MORE.