Short excerpts or complete stories


Thirty-two Acres of Paradise

Varian Fry, an American journalist, goes to France to save the world's greatest artists from the Nazis during the War.

Night Cream - Soon!

Drop dead gorgeous Jessica finds that vampire blood makes for eternal in a night cream. And the lass has a vamp lover, so...


The Other Side of 59th Street

Jeane is a happy spinsterish bibliophile with not a care in the world, living and enjoying a quiet life in New York, mostly at the library. She meets a poor but talented Latino girl in Central Park and wants to help her move up in life, but, strangely, it is the Latin beauty who wants to help Jeane. Something about her choice in shoes...

Embarquement pour Cythère

My tribute to German expressionist cinema of the 20s and 30s. Watteau's painting hanging in the Charottenburg museum in Berlin is the focal point of the fantasy tale.

The Princess of Brighton Beach

Who knows what lurks in the darkness for beautiful immigrant girls who live in Brooklyn and work in Chinatown. A jostling tale of horror and language.

Night Shift

Marion Peters is a deeply religious young African-American woman. A mysterious stranger convinces her to love herself before loving others.

Good Writing

Debra, a teenage girl in high school, has always been in conflict with her father. Her cousin Danny in revealing the secret of good writing, opens her eyes to the source of the conflict.

The Condor and The Lizard

Julie has her life cut out for her -teaching at a good private school before marrying the rich young man of her parents' dreams. A strange vision upsets everything and warns her to flee.

Mel the rose of tralee

The ultimate transformation of girl boxer into snake

Gray Lines on White Paper

Martin and his father Philip are at antipodes. They can agree on only one thing – the pleasure of doing crossword puzzles. A strange request from the father might have bonded them, but doesn't.

The Erl King

Hans is helping the demon Cheese give Jewish children to the Nazis, but Hans has a damning weakness that gets the better of him.

My Name is Simon Newell, Blacksmith

Newell is a master ironworker who gets a very profitable but dangerous request one evening.


A leading lady receives a poinsettia before the part that will make or break her career, Lady Macbeth. The plant conjures memories for her.