Like the Two-Minute Warning in Football, the Last Call in a beverage hall signals the end of play for that day. This collection of short stories comes near the end of my playing with words... More > and stories. Whether there is time left for another round or overtime remains to be seen. If there is a theme in these stories it may be that the game does continue for the players as in See Spot Run or Shuriken and even The Voice. In the meantime, enjoy the stories – perhaps with a glass of cheer served after you hear ‘Last Call’ from the bartender.< Less
Two retired police officers try to solve two cold-case murders as they handle the daily caseloads at Smit Security and Investigations. Then persons unknown murder their only possible link to the old... More > murders, Big Al Caruso. Join Harry and Sean, the coffee-drinking investigators as they try to follow the clues that again show things are seldom what they seem.< Less
Ex Coelis begins with mercenary Beau Watson boarding a Challenger jet at Buttonville, Ontario. Someone has tasked a group of mercenaries to rescue four movie actors in Malaysia.
The Ties That Bind... More > continues with Beau a few years after Ex Coelis and introduces his older brother Joey.
Opus 2 begins in Woodstock, Vermont. A bald-headed man seems to be watching a rare-bookseller whose past comes back to haunt him.
While these stories are plot-driven, there is an underlying theme – the lack of control the characters have over events in their lives. We may think that we have free will but all too often outsiders and events change the course of the story and our lives.< Less
Join Janice and Jerry Nickels, the ten-year old twins who live on Riverside Drive, as they travel in time to faraway places, meet interesting strangers and see into the past and future. You may even... More > get a peek into your own past and future . . .< Less