2011, 2012, Crime Stories, Fiction, Loralee, Noir

Loralee, Chapter Thirteen, Fresh Molasses

Loralee, The Dimestore Novella Chapter Thirteen, Fresh Molasses Originally published on December 26, 2012   At ten oโ€™clock the next morning, James Nevelle reported Don McCoy missing. Good old Don said he was going to visit his sister. Heโ€™d never returned to the ranch, and that just wasnโ€™t like him. โ€œEspecially under the circumstances.โ€ Nevelle… Continue reading Loralee, Chapter Thirteen, Fresh Molasses

2011, 2012, Crime Stories, Fiction, Loralee, Novel, Novella

Loralee, Chapter Twelve, Cold, Hard, Cash

Loralee, The Dimestore Novella Chapter Twelve, Cold, Hard, Cash Originally published on December 5, 2012   โ€œYou handled that like shit, Hardy.โ€ Nevelle rubbed at his wrists and then stopped himself. Theyโ€™d kept him handcuffed long enough that he was contemplating escape. โ€œWhat would you like me to do?โ€ Hardy Pattershawโ€™s face narrowed to a… Continue reading Loralee, Chapter Twelve, Cold, Hard, Cash

2011, 2012, Fiction, Loralee, Novel, Novelist, Novella

Loralee, Chapter Eleven, That Wears the Crown

Loralee, The Dimestore Novella Chapter Eleven, That Wears the Crown Originally published on September 6, 2012   The smell was enough that anyone driving by with their windows open or their air conditioner on would have noticed. Nevelleโ€™s eyes seemed to glow in the dark as he glared at McCoy. It was never supposed to… Continue reading Loralee, Chapter Eleven, That Wears the Crown

2011, 2012, Fiction, Loralee, Noir, Novel, Novella, writing

Loralee, Chapter Seven, Buffalo Nickel

Loralee:The Dimestore Novella Chapter Seven, Buffalo Nickel Originally published on April 29, 2012   James Nevelle stood six-foot-five. Reed thin, he was what they called, โ€œA long drink of water.โ€ Perfectly silver foxed at the temples, his otherwise black hair combed back to a razor straight line an inch above his collar. His tanned face… Continue reading Loralee, Chapter Seven, Buffalo Nickel

2011, 2012, Fiction, Loralee, Noir, Novel, Novella

Loralee, Chapter Six, The Garden Suite

Loralee: The Dimestore Novella Chapter Six, The Garden Suite Originally published on April 29, 2012 Loralee set her drink on the counter, perspiration dripping cold off the sides of the glass. She lifted her hair out of the way. Henry unclasped the thin gold chain, a little gold star dangling from it. She never said,… Continue reading Loralee, Chapter Six, The Garden Suite

2011, 2012, Fiction, Loralee, Novel, Novella

Loralee, Chapter Five, Tangled Web

Loralee: The Dimestore Novella Chapter Five, Tangled Web Originally published on March 8, 2012 His blood was spreading out around his body, not quite seeping into the poorly mixed concrete of the budget cut sidewalk at the bottom of the steps outside the police station. He looked to be in his late forties, handle-bar mustache,… Continue reading Loralee, Chapter Five, Tangled Web