Hatchet Woman – An Excerpt of a New Novel by Helen Chappell
Now how this all got started is kind of complicated, so try to hang on while I explain how I got into this.”We called the Vandalay Industries number you gave us,” the woman said. “Then we Googled it. You applied for work at a place that doesn’t exist.” Read More . . .
Horn Point’s Reach is Outside the Shell by Dick Cooper
For the internationally recognized scientists of Horn Point Labs, the world is much more than their oysters. Most of the headlines about Horn Point focus on the study and cultivation of the Chesapeake Bay’s signature bivalve, but they are only part of the story. Read More…
Why is the Sky Blue? by Dr. Jack Scanlon
There seem to be two kinds of humans who regularly ask seemingly simplistic questions. One is the young child; the other is the genius. “Why is the sky blue, Daddy?” has become cliché for a banal, obvious query. I suspect annoyance for adults is, in large part, because most don’t actually know the answer. Profound truths are sometimes uncovered during the process of answering simple-sounding questions. Read More…
Blackbeard by Cliff Rhys James
He was wiry and tall ~ very tall ~ some say as much as 6 feet, 5 inches tall. On the severe features of his face he wore a look of bottled-up fury, while from the chin of that face the ribbon-tied braids of his thick beard hung down to his chest. He was smart and devious, and he did his best work at dawn or dusk when the spare illumination of the thin half-light helped conceal his whereabouts on the water’s vast expanse. Read More…
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