FREE FRIDAYS: Weekend reading—on us.

The first time my mother spoke to me from beyond the grave, my little sister was defying gravity.  “The nail that sticks out gets hammered down,” the disembodied voice of my dead mother noted inside my head just as a…Read more

Fiction

It was one of the first really warm days in early June, as Kate Morgan looked at the meticulously neat stacks of files on her desk. She liked everything to be precise around her, and an orderly life. She had…Read more

Fiction

She wakes up facedown on a beach. Someone is calling her name.  “Irene!”  She lifts her head and feels her cheek and lips dusted with sand so white and fine, it might be powdered sugar. Irene can sense impending clouds.…Read more

Fiction

Redemption
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Redemption

David Baldacci

On a refreshingly brisk, beautifully clear fall evening, Amos Decker was surrounded by dead bodies. Yet he wasn’t experiencing the electric blue light sensation that he usually did when confronted by the departed.  There was a perfectly good reason for…Read more