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The Ring

The ring winked in the pale evening light, mocking me for my foolishness. Sure, I didn’t know the difference between a faceted sapphire and a chipped piece of glass, but I’d reasoned such a pretty trinket was...

Sweetest Taste in Space

The moment Alicia heard news of Phabber’s death, she knew how to find Pete Johnson. He would come to Hawthxx IX—and he’d be there in time for the shineberry harvest. So Alicia took jobs on ships heading that...

Hard Baked Detective and the Sot Sibling

Most people are skeptical when they hear a sentient cake has a PI’s license, but get your picture in the paper enough, and you begin to gain credibility with a capital C. That, and the delicious smell of my...

Unending Knowledge

Some people never come out of there,” Jabril said. Daniel gave him a flat look. “Do you really believe that rumor?” They stood in front of a neglected library sandwiched between a bank and a corner boutique...

Thanksgiving

If you had watched me in the kitchen, you would have thought me ordinary, just another wife preparing dinner. I made everything the way Bob liked it. I roasted the turkey for three hours at 325 degrees, then...