Wednesday, November 20, 2013


The neighborhood seemed unnaturally quiet. No children walked to school, no laundry hung outside windows on this breezeless day, not even alley cats explored the overflowing garbage containers. From a corner of his eye, Adam caught a movement in one of the windows. Wood shutters slammed closed against the windowpane.

Shadows of Damascus to be released by Soul Mate Publishing in January, 2014.

Monday, November 4, 2013


Scrubbing her face over the sink, Yasmeen felt cold water dampen the front of her dress. She examined her tired eyes in the mirror and noticed her white brassiere showing behind the soaked spots. She pressed paper towels against her chest. Didn’t work. She turned her blue scarf around and draped it over the see-through material. Not a good start. 
Shadows of Damascus, to be released January, 2014