“I need you to work your magic, and keep that old man away from me,” my father stormed into the library where I was reading, trying to avoid the other guests in the main room of the estate. “I can’t stand that he keeps defending that monster son of his.” I looked up from my [...]

Turn to stone

“There’s a name for women like you,” he spat out the words, shaking with barely contained rage. “I’ve done nothing wrong.” Flipping her long, red hair off her shoulder, a smile spread across her face. “I’ve remained true to myself.” He rose from the bed, hands raised in rigid crescents, just wide enough to encircle [...]

Duck you…

I heard the familiar “click” of my front door opening, but since my usually territorial Lab, Libby, made no move from her spot on the couch, I wasn’t worried a homicidal intruder had entered my house. When I heard the fridge door open, I knew it had to be Drake. “Seriously, dude, just make yourself [...]

Wrapped in a mystery

Don't take what she says personally. She's like that with everyone, you never know what she's really thinking. She's an enigma. Pfft! She's knows exactly what she's doing. Besides, 'enigma' has one too many letters for what she is. Trifecta, a weekly one-word prompt, challenges writers to use that word in its third definition form, [...]