Johnnie. Blue. Neat.

An excerpt from ‘Swayed’ – Copyright © 2014 by Michael A. Kuch

 

“TAKE A SEAT AT THE BAR”

Phil told Ethan to have a drink while he called Leo upstairs to check if it was cool with him showing up without a meeting.  Annoying little prick.  Ethan dropping in on Leo at Sugars.  Uninvited.  Leo didn’t have friends.  Entertaining squeaky ginger’s like Ethan? Continue reading “Johnnie. Blue. Neat.”

Déjà Vu Doo

An excerpt from ‘Café Baci’ – Copyright © 2011 by Michael Kuch

Continued from Claire, Darling

JACK HAD BEEN HERE

One too many times.  He laid still, silent as death.  His body stiff as a plank of gnarled hardwood, like rigor mortis had set in, harpooning him to the mattress.  His skin prickled with chills from a sleepless night of cold sweat, suffocated by dreadful night terrors, awakened by sudden fear and anxiety.  Continue reading “Déjà Vu Doo”