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Blood of the Unicorn, Ch. 3: The Herd

Posted on August 11, 2010 at 10:52 AM Comments comments (1)



“Mummy, where did I come from?”

 

Katherina looked down at her yearling daughter.  So young and precious and innocent, she thought, with her horn still only three inches long, and her hide more a cute scruffy fuzz than a proper layer of fur.  The youngster looked up at her mummy so inquisitively, with her big bla...

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Blood of the Unicorn, Ch. 2: Cordelia and Ophelia

Posted on August 9, 2010 at 2:19 AM Comments comments (1)

 

Cordelia and Ophelia ran through the heather, laughing and cavorting and thoroughly enjoying their young lives. They felt the sun on their hides, and the clover beneath their hooves, and enjoyed the beauty and wonder of life as only those who have never been touched by tragedy truly can. And, of course, they felt as always the watchful eye of their Mummy, guardi...

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Blood of the Unicorn, Ch. 1: Yago

Posted on August 6, 2010 at 2:52 AM Comments comments (2)

Author's Note:  I have published this before as a stand-alone story.  But I have decided to expand it into a multi-chapter saga.  This chapter will serve as the introduction.  Enjoy!.....Jake


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Gather round, children.  Say, did I ever tell you the story about The Unic...

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Resurrection Mary

Posted on June 4, 2010 at 2:47 AM Comments comments (8)

Author's Note:  This story is based on a well-known Chicago "urban legend."  Is it true?  Perhaps we'll never know for sure.




She sure loves to dance, thought George.  He watched the beautiful, waif-like girl across the room from him, gliding gracefully back and forth on the dance floor in tune with the music of the band...

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Ten Little Mobsters, Chapter 5 (the last one)

Posted on June 3, 2010 at 4:50 PM Comments comments (1)

Ten Little Mobsters, Chapter 5


A Chicago Jake Mystery

 


"Wait a minute," I said, holding up my palms frantically.  "It isn't me, I swear."  I watched as he pulled back the trigger ...

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Ten Little Mobsters, Chapter 4

Posted on June 2, 2010 at 5:38 PM Comments comments (1)

Ten Little Mobsters, Chapter 4


A Chicago Jake Mystery


We spent the rest of the day in nervous fits.  Now even the conference room had tasted death; nothing seemed safe any longer.  Heated discussions and waved fists were ...

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Ten Little Mobsters, Chapter 3

Posted on June 2, 2010 at 4:51 PM Comments comments (1)

 

Ten Little Mobsters, Chapter 3


A Chicago Jake Mystery

 

 

The seven of us who were still breathing sat around the conference table, all nervously darting glances back and forth.  Some were glowering...

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Ten Little Mobsters, Chapter 2

Posted on June 2, 2010 at 3:30 AM Comments comments (1)

Ten Little Mobsters, Chapter 2


A Chicago Jake Mystery



Pandemonium reigned around the conference table when we returned with the news.  Pandemonium, and paranoia.

 

"One of you weasels is doing this!" shouted Don Calamari, always the hot head.

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Ten Little Mobsters, Chapter 1

Posted on June 2, 2010 at 3:11 AM Comments comments (1)

Author's Note:  This story has been published elsewhere, but those sites are now all defunct!  (much like the characters in this story)  So it needs a new home.  If you have read it before, no need to read it again; it is still the same......Jake


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Ten Little Mo...

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