In space no one can hear you scream

  Here I go again. Not into outer space, but the hospital for another knee surgery. Yes, on the same leg as the broken ankle. Can you hear me scream? See you when I get back. Lucy   Advertisements

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Another missing dame: an Ellery Ash Mystery

My name is Ellery Ash. I’m a private eye, gumshoe, dick, P.I., shamus, sleuth, peeper, detective, snoop…a freelance private investigator. Don’t have an office, just a phone number, website and my girl Friday, “Trash”, short for Trashondra, who works out

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“Mimi…Mimi come here.” Klaus stood in the claustrophobic gloom of the abandoned room, under the flickering light of a damaged chandelier. The only bulb dimmed with each step he took. There was movement in the shadows. The light winked out. Something

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Enola Ranger and the alien III: the end in sight

“Goldie? You still have the helm?” “Sure, Captain. I’m flying blind, though. Want me to pull over to the curb?  I can get my bearings from the starscape.” Before Harry could answer, the power came back on. Harry hit the COMM

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Enola Ranger and the alien II

  “Hey, Captain, you gotta see this.” Harry joined Scoop in the cargo hold and peered into one of the open crates–one of ten crates alien Ellen brought on board with her. “Huh. What is it?” “Hell if I know,

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Enola Ranger and the alien

“Enola Ranger. This is the Edmund Fitzgerald. Prepare for boarding. Enola Ranger. This is the Edmund Fitzgerald. Prepare for boarding. Enola Ranger…..” Harry was startled out of a deep sleep dreaming about fried eggs again–he could actually smell them. He’d

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Don’t Botox me

  Mick Ranko woke as the duration of the talking alarm on his cell phone reached critical mass–cursing and chiding him to get up–promising more audible irritations until he physically tapped the “OFF” icon. Tonight would be his first night run.

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