A Re- Arrangement of Fate

Every word that I am going to type will only imply how much of a beautiful soul, you were, and that is, a rearrangement of fate…

Book Review * Thick as Thieves by Sandra Brown

Twenty years ago, four men attempted to pull off the ultimate heist, almost walking away with half a million dollars. By daybreak, their plan had been shot to hell. One was in hospital.One was in jail.One was dead.And one got away with it. Arden Maxwell is the daughter of the man who disappeared all those…

Book Review * Everything My Mother Taught Me by Alice Hoffman

In this haunting short story of loyalty and betrayal, a young woman in early 1900s Massachusetts discovers that in navigating her treacherous coming-of-age, she must find her voice first. For fatefully observant Adeline, growing up carries an ominous warning from her adulterous mother: don’t say a word. Adeline vows to never speak again. But that’s…

Book Review * The Perfect Wife by Blake Pierce

DescriptionCriminal profiler in training (and newlywed) Jessie Hunt, 29, discovers that dark secrets lurk in her new suburban town; when a body turns up dead, she finds herself caught in the crosshairs of her newfound friends, her husband’s secrets, her serial killer caseload—and the secrets of her own dark past. In THE PERFECT WIFE (A…

Book Review * See you soon by NC Marshall

What is true friendship really worth? When Emily receives an email from her estranged childhood friend, Ali, she instantly looks forward to reading what it has to say. She hasn’t seen or heard from Ali in a very long time and hopes that they can begin to rekindle the perfect friendship they once had. But…

Visions of Countess-Bathory-Elizabeth

A lovely day to roll the dice and crucify the chosen’s legs. A countess is contemplating a prophecy from her tower. Image by Дмитрий Переяслов from Pixabay

Crafting Mrs Aurora

Q&A with beta readers _ RachelD. (published with reader’s permission) 1.How many characters were based on real people in your life? Mrs. A. was an actual person, and besides my own experiences, I drew a lot of my inspiration from the real-life person, to shape her character. She was a ravishing woman, with a royal…

This wind that loiters ~

This wind that loiters among the quinces This insect that sucks the vines This stone that the scorpion wears next to his skin And these sheaves on the threshing floor That play the giant to small barefoot children. The images of the Resurrection On walls that the pine trees scratched with their fingers This whitewash…

The Calling

In the end, it only matters if you have led your life’s calling with an open heart, and you handled your tough times gracefully

The Portrait, by Evelyn Chartres. Book Review.

“Better to be a rose if only to bloom for a reason,than a diamond eternally closed to the world.”– favorite quote from the book. Evelyn is a fictional character that Vicky looks up to,and her fascination with her is an act of rebellion against her previous choices. If Evelyn is displeased and takes pleasure at…

Poem by Odysseas Elytis

THEY CAMEdressed up as  “friends,”    came countless times, my enemies,trampling the primeval soil.    And the soil never blended with their heel.They brought    The Wise One, the Founder, and the Geometer,Bibles of letters and numbers,    every kind of  Submission and Power,to sway over the primeval light.    And the light never blended with their roof.Not even a bee was…

No voice is too small

Even though she had been betrayed too many times, Danae kept moving. She never forgot those who left her hanging over a cliff, but it was in her nature to keep going, more than she could ever imagine.

The One With The Rumor

The boy held back for a while. “I knew you didn’t have it in you, Chris! You are afraid of the ghost lady, aren’t you?! Oh, how the mighty have fallen!” “Zip it, Dehlia! I’d like to know what you would do if you d see her right in front of you. Sure, you are…

The Monk and The Thorn

Once upon a time, not too long ago, two time -travelers met, just as their masters had agreed on. It was the middle of the Moroccan desert,people gathered around a small tent, looking for a safe place to spend the night and protect themselves from the sirocco, a hot and dry wind.One of them, Boreas,…

Hellbent

Embrace your inner darkness, and break on through to  your other side …

The story of the Scorpion and the Swan

There was a Swan at the edge of a river and a scorpion approached asking the swan if she would kindly give him a ride to the other side of the river on her back. The swan said “no, you are a scorpion, you will sting me and I will die.” The scorpion assured the…

Auracle

What is left behind , should stay in the past_Otherwise it distorts the vision , the sight …

heart strings*

when you suppress your soul it will  eventually invade your mind *~

The Quest

When the hero’s journey is overhe stops slaying dragons along his pathand focuses on the beauty of his sight Image by Michael Seibt from Pixabay