BOOK REVIEW: JEFFERSON’S AMERICA by Julie Fenster

I love history. The 1700’s is my favorite time to read about with books surrounding the American Revolutionary War as the main focal point. Hand me a book on George Washington and I’ll read it. But after that time period and after Washington’s death, I’m not that up on the events that took place – … More BOOK REVIEW: JEFFERSON’S AMERICA by Julie Fenster

The Painting of a Propped One by E.F. Olsson

June thought that the artist caught the perfect reflection of what their Sunday nights were like – her singing, Donald playing the piano as young Kathleen turned the sheet music. “Just simply wonderful,” June exclaimed. “You got her likeness spot on.” The artist forced a smile – he was still in shock. Donald walked in. … More The Painting of a Propped One by E.F. Olsson

THE SKETCH ARTIST’S RENDITION by E.F. Olsson {DRABBLE}

The news finally broke in interrupting the television show. I was disappointed – not from the show and the bad actors, but because they took so long. The anchor anxiously warned that the police were on a city-wide lookout for a man, a potential serial killer, and everyone should stay indoors. They gave a description … More THE SKETCH ARTIST’S RENDITION by E.F. Olsson {DRABBLE}

BOOK REVIEW: THE TRAVELERS by Chris Pavone

On the cover of THE TRAVELERS by Chris Pavone, you’ll see descriptions of ‘breathless’, ‘Hitchcockian’, ‘excellent’, ‘stellar’, ‘dazzles’. When you see all of these statements on a book – especially from a New York Times Bestselling author, you start off with some pretty high expectations, right? The first chapter offers that. I was sucked right … More BOOK REVIEW: THE TRAVELERS by Chris Pavone

THE PHANTOM NOTE OF A USED PIANO by E.F. Olsson {SHORT FLASH}

A ‘B‘ cord vibrated from the piano. The air was cold. It was dark and nearing two in the morning. I cautiously moved toward the front room – the skin of my bare feet peeled back from the cold hardwood floor with each calculated step. I reached into the darkness for the light switch and … More THE PHANTOM NOTE OF A USED PIANO by E.F. Olsson {SHORT FLASH}