The Final Lesson				    	    	    	    	    	    	    	    	    	    	4/5							(6)

The Final Lesson 4/5 (6)

She stood by the window and watched them. The playground reverberated with the exuberant chatter and laughter of her children. They had just finished a soccer match and their joyous backslapping enlivened the dull horizon. A smile lit up her face. It waned the next...
Doomed Love				    	    	    	    	    	    	    	    	    	    	3.9/5							(5)

Doomed Love 3.9/5 (5)

The alarm buzzed. Sam opened an eye and glanced at it. 6 AM, it read. Turning it off, he groaned as he pushed himself out of bed. He hadn’t slept well last night.  Hell, who am I kidding? I haven’t slept well in ages…since Allie left, he reminded himself. He put the...
The Lost Shepherd				    	    	    	    	    	    	    	    	    	    	4.38/5							(60)

The Lost Shepherd 4.38/5 (60)

10 am, February 2003. New York, District Court. “All rise for the Honourable Judge Richards.” At the bailiff’s announcement, all rose.  Judge Richards sat, perched a pair of glasses on his nose and said, “The defendant will state his name and occupation for the...
DIGNITY				    	    	    	    	    	    	    	    	    	    	3.5/5							(1)

DIGNITY 3.5/5 (1)

Daniel stared at the massive pile that awaited him. Discarded medicines, toxic drugs, hazardous materials and chemical wastes. The stench no longer assailed him. More than three years of drudgery in his job as a sanitation worker at the local pharmaceutical research...