A Dandelion is born and falls in love with a rose that he cannot reach.
A man working at a call centre gets bypassed for a promotion.
After eight years of searching, a solitary man finds his son's murderer.
A melancholic man transports a passenger who holds the secret to immortality.
A young woman suffers from sleep deprivation and starts seeing horrible demons that only she can put a stop to.
During a trip to Las Vegas, two friends come across two girls in the wee hours of the morning.
A young man prepares for his rebirth at a swamp in Oklahoma.
The story of a woman and her child.
This story is about an ex-felon working in a porn shop.
Set in Ireland, a local thug destroys one of the last things an elderly woman has left. Her grandson's attempt at revenge goes downhill fast.
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Two strangers play a game while playing a game.
Set in Ireland, a young man struggles to shake off the reputation of his dead father. Harassment by a local cop puts him over the edge.
Is there really such a thing as justice?
A mentally challenged, schizophrenic boy is on a road that never changes.
This is short story about a mother who is grappling with the decisions she has made as a parent, the dissolution of her marriage, and her uncertainty about what has happened to her son.
A story about old friends, theories, and conversation.
A young woman must confront her family and her past, personified by her younger brother.
A brand new detective with an overbearing mother poses as a hitman for an old woman.
Everyone has a secret. This family of three is not an exclusion. A teenage girl makes choices that lead her to seeing herself, her mom and twin-brother in a new light
A father and daughter try to resolve their differences in the rusting husk of a Mister Smiley theme park.
Two lowly government agents are on assignment when they meet up with a high level operative who opens their minds to a whole new world. A fun sci-fi adventure story.
mark william mills
A woman finds herself suddenly thrust back into the cycle of familial abuse.
Hoping to grant his dying mother's last wish, a middle school teacher searches for his long lost brother in radiation-soaked Chernobyl, a year after the nuclear meltdown.