“The Watcher did well,” Ulrich Lestat said, mixing a cauldron filled with a steaming brew, hung from a rod and hook, over a small fire in the stone oven. “The flesh and hair taken from the witch are enough to make a potent potion. The seer thinks she can fight against us, but she is no match for me. Soon she will be rendered useless.” Continue reading “Chap. 31—Lucifer’s Island: A Gothic Horror Soap Opera (Season 1)”
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Father Murphy thrust open the rectory’s door and looked down the gray cement sidewalk, past the lilac bushes. He saw Ethel on her knees with one hand on her head. He ran toward her with the two police officers right behind him. Continue reading “Chap. 30—Lucifer’s Island: A Gothic Horror Soap Opera (Season 1)”
Foolish woman. Doeth thou dare think that thee can change the course of events that The Master has seteth? Ignorant wench, thou make me want to vomit green bile over thy anon to art carcass. An thou doeth not mind thy own business, then this wilt art so. I waiteth for The Master’s word so that I can peck thy eyeballs from their sockets and pop them liketh swollen grapes. Continue reading “Chap. 29—Lucifer’s Island: A Gothic Horror Soap Opera (Season 1)”
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Ethel saw a police car leaving the beach by Sacred Heart Catholic Church as she walked toward the parish rectory to meet with Father Murphy. Yellow crime scene tape flapped in the wind, blocking an entrance to Sand Castle Beach. Something tragic must have happened, she thought as she walked up the parish house steps and rang the doorbell. Continue reading “Chap. 28—Lucifer’s Island: A Gothic Horror Soap Opera (Season 1)”
Patty was picking up the soiled towel and washcloths in the bathroom while Ruby hung the bag of levofloxacin on an IV pole next to Lord Andrei’s wheelchair and then connected it to the PICC line in his left arm. Continue reading “Chap. 27—Lucifer’s Island: A Gothic Horror Soap Opera (Season 1)”
My short story Fairy: A Frightening Short Story (Spooky Shorts, #6) is now live on Amazon. It’s only $0.99, but I’ll have it listed as free for a few days in a couple weeks. Continue reading “My short story Fairy is now live on Amazon”
Ethel walked down the steps from her upstairs apartment; each step creaking underneath the soles of her moccasins. She walked up to the desk of The Feathered Peacock where Fran was finishing with a customer. She bagged their items—to ward off vampires—and handed it to the nervous couple. It was as if they had just been given a sack of squirming snakes. Continue reading “Chap. 26—Lucifer’s Island: A Gothic Horror Soap Opera (Season 1)”