Slightly run-down Victorian house.

Willow (Will, to her friends) Delaney gazed up at the house looming over her. It was perfect. An old three-story Victorian with classic gingerbread trim, a porch that wrapped around three sides of the house, and even a turret! Will sighed. The old girl was going to need a lot of work, but it would be so worth it in the end. She opened her hand and stared at the key that rested in her palm.

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Book Review(s): “Djinn,” “Dust Storm,” and “Distress Signal”

It’s been a long time since I’ve done a book review and I have a long list of books I want to review. I’ve read them all, but for one reason or another haven’t gotten around to writing the reviews. These three books struck me enough to push me out of my excuse-filled rut. So herewith, for your reading pleasure, a short review of three short stories.

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Worth It

landscape ranch with horses grazing

Looking around the ranch as the sun dropped below the horizon. Remmie smiled. His wife, Jelena, sitting next to him, glanced over.

“What are you thinking about?” she asked softly, her hand on his arm.

“Oh, just how lucky I am to be here with you and the kids. That you and the kids even exist,” he said, squeezing her hand.

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