Christmas with Bobby

December 21st, 1987- Justin Justin’s parents didn’t stay anywhere for long. The Johanssons had lived in Florida and North Carolina in the last five years. He was twelve, so he had never lived in one place for very long. They were writers. They could live wherever they wanted. Justin’s social life was not of consequenceContinue reading “Christmas with Bobby”

Carrie’s Cup- Final Chapter

Carrie tried to muffle out a scream for help, but she knew it was useless. It was getting dark and people would be arriving for the play soon. It was so cold and she was only wearing a thin sweater. Her hands were ice and the only thing keeping her teeth from shaking was theContinue reading “Carrie’s Cup- Final Chapter”

Carrie’s Cup- Chapter 6

Donovan was waiting on Carrie when she got to work the next morning. “Sorry I didn’t call back. I fell asleep early last night…wasn’t feeling well,” said Donovan. “Aw I’m sorry you weren’t feeling well. Come on, it’s cold out here. Let’s get some coffee,” Carrie said. They walked into the shop, and Carrie madeContinue reading “Carrie’s Cup- Chapter 6”

Carrie’s Cup- Chapter 5

Carrie poured herself a glass of Merlot that night and sat down on the couch with her laptop, Waffle, and her favorite fuzzy blanket. Carrie attempted to keep her mind occupied with online shopping, but her brain eventually shifted her back to Connor Dalton’s Facebook. She opened up his messenger to see if she couldContinue reading “Carrie’s Cup- Chapter 5”

Carrie’s Cup- Chapter 4

Carrie pulled into her driveway and turned off her lights. There wasn’t anything special about her two-bedroom bungalow, but with the snow on the rooftop it did look charming. She got out and braced herself for the inevitable attack of Waffle as soon as she walked in the door. Sure enough, as she turned theContinue reading “Carrie’s Cup- Chapter 4”

Carrie’s Cup- Chapter 3

Carrie looked around to see if anyone was watching her, and when she felt comfortable that no one was looking she hurried over and picked up the handle of her coffee mug and slipped it into her cardigan pocket. She didn’t know if it was important, but she did know that Detective Johnson would justContinue reading “Carrie’s Cup- Chapter 3”

Carrie’s Cup- Chapter 2

Carrie was sitting at a table with her right leg pulled up under her chin, when after what seemed like hours, the paramedics finally arrived. Frantically, she showed them where to go, but she knew it was useless. When Carrie realized what she smelled was blood, she had cried out to Donovan to come helpContinue reading “Carrie’s Cup- Chapter 2”

Carrie’s Cup- Chapter 1

It was rainy and cold, and as Carrie French looked at her dashboard, she noticed she was three minutes later than normal- 6:48 a.m. Carrie pulled up to her store in town square: C4 (Carrie’s Cupcakes, Coffee, and Candles). Just like every morning before, she picked up the newspaper at the doorstep, unlocked the door,Continue reading “Carrie’s Cup- Chapter 1”