THE ACCEPTANCE OF LOVE

Christine McIntyre had done everything she could to treat her patient with compassion and sensitivity – but she could not bring herself to approve of his lifestyle. Standing at the front door of the beautiful suburban home, she was confident that in this case, just like all the others she’d been assigned to, the patient … Continue reading THE ACCEPTANCE OF LOVE

AN INNOCENT VICTIM

Freshman Congresswoman, Mary Louise Givens, stood in the House Chambers and delivered the following speech to a gathering of her fellow Representatives and to the American citizens who filled the gallery.   I am speaking to this body today because I have a responsibility to acknowledge the individual that inspired me to seek public office. … Continue reading AN INNOCENT VICTIM

A SURVIVOR

The senator was in a combative mood, and he was pressed for time. Under normal circumstances his personal assistant would not even consider bothering him – but, of course, these were not normal circumstances. Joyce Sullivan had been on Senator Langley’s staff for eighteen years, but it had not always been easy. Her sixty-one-year-old boss … Continue reading A SURVIVOR

NINETEEN LOST SOULS

The shooter had his next victim in sight. He took a split second to check his aim, but just as he squeezed the trigger, his target turned ever so slightly. The bullet did not strike the center of Tyler Cassidy’s heart as intended but instead tore through the edge of the left ventricle, exited his … Continue reading NINETEEN LOST SOULS