Chap. 2—Unrestrained: A Paranormal Psychological Thriller (Rancor, #2)

TWO

Unrestrained: A Paranormal Psychological Thriller (Rancor, #2)Ethel drove into the parking lot of Port Glenn Psychiatric and Forensic Hospital. If it were not for the razor wire security fence around the perimeter, it would look like any modern hospital or office building. She took a final puff of the wood tip cigar she held in her arthritic hand before putting it out in the ashtray of her old gray sedan. She looked in the rearview mirror and adjusted the green polyester scarf tied around her head. She picked up her slouchy hobo handbag and got out of her old jalopy. Continue reading “Chap. 2—Unrestrained: A Paranormal Psychological Thriller (Rancor, #2)”

Chap. 1—Unrestrained: A Paranormal Psychological Thriller (Rancor, #2)

ONE

Unrestrained: A Paranormal Psychological Thriller (Rancor, #2)A raspy male voice from the PA system’s loudspeakers, preceded by a harsh breathy exhale, echoed through the hallways and rooms of the locked unit at the Port Glenn Psychiatric and Forensic Hospital. “Time to get up, everybody.” Then he blew into the mic again, “Time to get up.” Continue reading “Chap. 1—Unrestrained: A Paranormal Psychological Thriller (Rancor, #2)”

Chap. 36—Sinister Attachments: A Paranormal Psychological Thriller (Rancor, #1)

*This is the last chapter of Sinister Attachments: A Paranormal Psychological Thriller (Rancor, #1)

 

THIRTY-SIX

Sinister Attachments: A Paranormal Psychological Thriller (Rancor, #1)Maggie wore a dark green inmate uniform as she sat behind bulletproof glass in the county jail visiting room. She saw a line of visitors, mostly women; come up the stairs, Ethel was one of them. Continue reading “Chap. 36—Sinister Attachments: A Paranormal Psychological Thriller (Rancor, #1)”

Chap. 35—Sinister Attachments: A Paranormal Psychological Thriller (Rancor, #1)

THIRTY-FIVE

Sinister Attachments: A Paranormal Psychological Thriller (Rancor, #1)A young woman wearing a tight black skirt and holding a tablet in her hand poked her head into Nora Bella’s office. “Pendleton Books called while you were at lunch. They want a change in Dane Slegers contract,” she cleared her throat, “they want us to take a smaller cut.” Continue reading “Chap. 35—Sinister Attachments: A Paranormal Psychological Thriller (Rancor, #1)”

Chap. 32—Sinister Attachments: A Paranormal Psychological Thriller (Rancor, #1)

THIRTY-TWO

Sinister Attachments: A Paranormal Psychological Thriller (Rancor, #1)As Maggie transitioned from sleep to wakefulness, she crossed her arms and felt her damp skin. She did not remember feeling any pain when the boat in her dream exploded. It was as if her soul had left the body before the rapid combustion scattered pieces of flesh and bone over the agitated water. Continue reading “Chap. 32—Sinister Attachments: A Paranormal Psychological Thriller (Rancor, #1)”

Chap. 31—Sinister Attachments: A Paranormal Psychological Thriller (Rancor, #1)

THIRTY-ONE

Sinister Attachments: A Paranormal Psychological Thriller (Rancor, #1)Maggie walked into Ethel’s spare room. It smelled of mothballs and burnt sage. She wanted to plug her cell phone into an outlet, but she had left the charger in her apartment during the rush to get out; she would go to her apartment in the morning and retrieve it. Until then, she would crawl into bed and forget about the day while Ethel slept on the couch. Continue reading “Chap. 31—Sinister Attachments: A Paranormal Psychological Thriller (Rancor, #1)”

Chap. 30—Sinister Attachments: A Paranormal Psychological Thriller (Rancor, #1)

THIRTY

Sinister Attachments: A Paranormal Psychological Thriller (Rancor, #1)“Let’s go back in my apartment,” Maggie said, helping Ethel turn. But there was no going back, Debbie and Bruce were blocking the entry. “I guess the elevator is our only way out of here.”

Ethel’s cigar—which she held clenched in her teeth—fell to the dirty floor as they tried to make it to the elevator before the spirits reached them. Continue reading “Chap. 30—Sinister Attachments: A Paranormal Psychological Thriller (Rancor, #1)”

Chap. 29—Sinister Attachments: A Paranormal Psychological Thriller (Rancor, #1)

TWENTY-NINE

Sinister Attachments: A Paranormal Psychological Thriller (Rancor, #1)“Are you ready to check the apartments on the second floor?” Ethel asked, giving her wet eyes one last dab.

“I am, let’s go,” Maggie said, walking toward the door.

They walked out of Ethel’s first-floor apartment and past Mr. Zimmerman’s office toward the staircase. Continue reading “Chap. 29—Sinister Attachments: A Paranormal Psychological Thriller (Rancor, #1)”