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June 28, 2022

Chapter 5 in Rainstorm

Rain didn’t think she would be able to fall asleep that night after she had slowly climbed the two flights of stairs to the bedroom. She had walked as if she were in a trance. She felt completely...


June 28, 2022

Chapter 4 in Rainstorm

“Hello, Rain,” the woman said from the corner of the basement where the couch was. “Nippy evening out there tonight, isn’t it?” The darkness of the room cast the woman in shadows, adding an even ...


June 28, 2022

Chapter 3 in Rainstorm

Rain thought it would be a real struggle to stay awake that night given how early she awoke that morning, yet her fears easily kept her wide awake. She thanked God her husband was out cold by 10:...


June 28, 2022

Chapter 2 in Rainstorm

After the woman disappeared through the casement window like a phantom from a bad nightmare, Rain slowly threaded her way through stacks of boxes and over to the couch in which the perfect strang...


June 28, 2022

Chapter 1 in Rainstorm

Part One The Intruder It was late September. The nights were getting chilly, but the days were still pleasant. That is if you could consider New England weather “pleasant.” Rain Rudkin, just shy ...


June 27, 2022

15 in Stepping into Psycho

Before Carissa could formulate a plan of escape in her mind, loud knocking that was more like fierce pounding sounded on the front door. “Police! Open up!” To say she was flooded with relief at t...


June 27, 2022

14 in Stepping into Psycho

Carissa could barely keep her head up, much less get away from two people who were in a lot better shape than she was. But despite the fact that her body didn’t want to cooperate with her mind, h...


June 27, 2022

13 in Stepping into Psycho

The police left, giving Carissa a number to call for help in achieving independence. It was some nonprofit organization that helped those with disabilities. Until then, Flora promised the officer...


June 27, 2022

12 in Stepping into Psycho

Flora lived in a nice neighborhood, so it wasn’t like she had been kicked out onto the streets of some dangerous, gang-infested ghetto. But even if she may be a little safer this didn’t deduct fr...


June 26, 2022

11 in Stepping into Psycho

Just when Carissa had been looking forward to returning to the daycare center not only to get away from Flora but to see if she could get someone to help her escape the woman and her unpredictabl...


June 26, 2022

10 in Stepping into Psycho

Carissa was getting desperate. She had to find a way out. Although she couldn’t prove it, she had a really bad feeling that Flora was somehow connected to the nasty emails she was getting that we...


June 26, 2022

9 in Stepping into Psycho

Flora clenched her fists tightly. It had been hours since she and Carissa had engaged in a heated argument but she was still boiling with anger. How dare this spoiled, ungrateful little bitch que...


June 26, 2022

8 in Stepping into Psycho

Carissa sat on the couch staring out the window the following weekend. She felt a mix of emotions, none of which were good. She felt trapped, she felt hopeless, and now she felt depressed. “Hey,”...


June 26, 2022

7 in Stepping into Psycho

“I can shower by myself now,” Carissa said that night. “I know but I like helping you.” “I’m sure you do,” said Carissa with a knowing smile. Flora flashed a smile. “And just how does the lovely ...


June 25, 2022

6 in Stepping into Psycho

Kenneth Rand opened the door to his luxury home which sat on a sprawling five-acre parcel of land just outside the city. “Hiya, sis.” “Hello, Kenneth,” said Flora. Flora took a moment to give her...


June 25, 2022

5 in Stepping into Psycho

Carissa’s first weekend with Flora was pretty laid back. They stayed in the entire time. Flora’s daughter Braelyn came to visit on Sunday. Carissa found her to be just as pleasant as her mother a...


June 25, 2022

4 in Stepping into Psycho

Carissa thought about those who believed there was a God that didn’t give people more than they could handle. Not being rescued by Flora may have been more than she could handle. But there was st...


June 25, 2022

3 in Stepping into Psycho

Nurse Flora had a bounce in her step she hadn’t had in a long time. People asked her if she met anyone recently. “Oh, no,” she told a fellow nurse named Arabella whom she had worked with for a lo...


June 25, 2022

2 in Stepping into Psycho

The memories were slow to return but return they did. Every terrifying moment leading up to the accident. Carissa was as stunned to learn that she was now forty-nine years old as she was horrifie...


June 24, 2022

1 in Stepping into Psycho

June 2017 Carissa became aware of voices and movement around her but nothing she heard made sense. And what was that horrible smell? Sometimes it smelled like rubbing alcohol and other times she ...


June 24, 2022

Prolouge in Stepping into Psycho

April 1999 Twenty-one-year-old Carissa Nacario had it all. A charming boyfriend. A promising career. A loving family. And now she was old enough to drink, which was exactly what she did the night...


June 16, 2022

Chapter 30 in No Escape

And so home they went a few weeks later. Courtney was delighted to see them, as were Lauren’s parents, whom Shania found to be very easygoing people. They knew they were taking a risk, but they f...


June 16, 2022

Chapter 29 in No Escape

They held their breath and laid low for the remaining week they had left at the motel, though fortunately for them, their time at the motel ended without further incident. Instead of paying for a...


June 15, 2022

Chapter 28 in No Escape

Lauren caught a couple of hours of sleep before she had to get up for work, and Shania slept throughout most of the day. It wasn’t until noon that she was jarred out of a sound, surprisingly drea...


June 15, 2022

Chapter 27 in No Escape

It was Wednesday morning. Maureen knew both bitches would be at work. She dressed in a pair of jeans and a blue T-shirt and headed across the street. She entered the office. It was filled with a ...


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