Weather in Texas often is one of two extremes--- flood or fire. It has been a couple years since the floods came to Southwest Texas. Now it has been 9 months since rain fell in the desert area and now wildfire is the threat to Artemis and the surrounding area. The threat comes from the north and south with Artemis trapped in the middle. Evacuations are ordered for parts of Arroyo County, but not…Continue
Posted on August 24, 2015 at 2:51am
Thirty-three year old Painter’s Mill Chief of Police Kate Burkholder has seen plenty of bad things over the years. Going to dinner at her brother’s house might be worse. She has a considerable amount of dread as she and John Tomasetti drive to dinner and it does not take long for that dread to be justified. …Continue
Posted on August 17, 2015 at 4:26am
Mike Dalmas left Special Forces and came back home to spend time with his family. Things didn’t go as planned. These days he works for his father-in-law’s car dealership selling cars. That is when he isn’t doing the occasional black bag job for the Bay City Police Department. Sometimes they need a fixer or troubleshooter to clean up a problem and they have the leverage on Mike Dalmas to get the job done.
Posted on August 17, 2015 at 4:23am
Published by All Due Respect Books one knows that The Deepening Shade: New and Collected Stories by Jake Hinkson is not going to be one of those light and happy books. All Due Respect is known for their anthologies and other projects where the happy people and cozy cats would be killed and their bodies buried upside down in that old rock quarry outside of town. There are no happy people in The Deepening Shade: New and Collected Stories where the tone of the tales…Continue
Posted on August 17, 2015 at 3:29am