Aftermath…new writing, unedited, incomplete…

“Konan, slow down. Have you considered that maybe a lone individual killed Ana Marie? That maybe it was a fluke, or just some random kill?” Konan sat down and shrugged. Lilly could see that her remark may have been a bit harsh. Still, none of the evidence proved his theory.’ “All I’m saying is…” “No,Continue reading “Aftermath…new writing, unedited, incomplete…”

Aftermath…new writing, unedited, incomplete…

Loxie Brown sat at the table. He smirked when Konan and Lilly walked into the room. His lawyer, Tessa Ransom sat beside him. Tessa was a public defender not long graduated from Ole Miss. She did not appear to be comfortable around her client. “Times, they are a-changing,” Loxie said as the detectives sat atContinue reading “Aftermath…new writing, unedited, incomplete…”

Aftermath…new writing, unedited, incomplete…

Michael and Konan glared at each other. Lilly glanced around the room. “ What am I going to do if they tear into each other? I could use a chair as a weapon, I suppose.” There was no back down in either men. “Gentlemen could you both chill,” Lilly asked. “Michael, do you know ofContinue reading “Aftermath…new writing, unedited, incomplete…”

Aftermath…new writing, unedited and incomplete…

Esther gave a small nod and a tight smile to Konan. He gave her the same in return. There was no love lost between Konan and his family. Paddy had done right by him, so, Konan had no issue with him. Mad Michael and Esther, he avoided like they had the plague. “Freaking kid,” EstherContinue reading “Aftermath…new writing, unedited and incomplete…”

The Treatment…new writing, unedited and incomplete…

Terrance Withers was propped against his 1999 Dodge Ram 2500 flatbed. He placed a hand over his wound and grimaced at the shock of pain that traveled the length of his body. “That didn’t go as I planned it.”  Then again, when had anything gone the way it should have? “All I wanted was toContinue reading “The Treatment…new writing, unedited and incomplete…”

Aftermath…new writing, unedited and incomplete…

Lilly Thompson answered her phone on the fifth ring. She took a deep breath and let it out. After Konan had gone after Blankenship, Tia had partnered her with Val Rankin while his partner recovered from being blown up. With Detective Manson back hearty and whole, Lilly began to feel like a third wheel. “DetectiveContinue reading “Aftermath…new writing, unedited and incomplete…”

Aftermath…new writing, unedited, incomplete…

“This is about the truth, justice and…” “…all those political catch phrases they taught you to screech when your neck is on the line,” said the well-dressed man that sat across from Chief of Police Tia Mathers. The man was thin. Thin applied to every aspect of the man. He had a thin face, thinningContinue reading “Aftermath…new writing, unedited, incomplete…”

The ending of The Rainy Ripper…unedited but complete…

Michael nodded and gave Konan a thumbs up. He hadn’t expected Michael to be concerned about the outcome of the impending showdown between Konan and Blankenship. Konan hadn’t expected Tia to be understanding. He glanced at his watch; it was 0300. Konan walked out and climbed aboard his truck and sped across town. Down theContinue reading “The ending of The Rainy Ripper…unedited but complete…”

The Rainy Ripper…new writing, unedited and incomplete…’I can see the ending…’

Lilly drove them to the hospital. The hallway outside of Manson’s room was packed with officers. Many looked up as Konan and Lilly walked in. Many of the officers greeted Lilly, but they mostly ignored Konan. A few of the older officers greeted him. None of it mattered to Konan. He’d never been popular. HeContinue reading “The Rainy Ripper…new writing, unedited and incomplete…’I can see the ending…’”

The Rainy Ripper…new writing, unedited, incomplete…

Lilly snickered and shook her head. “As bad as the day has been it was a hoot watching Konan throw the notes at Rankin.” Konan finished his report and sent it off. Lilly organized her desk. Tia brought out a boxload of cases that had fallen through the cracks. “You guys get started on oneContinue reading “The Rainy Ripper…new writing, unedited, incomplete…”