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Age Of Assassins - A Blade With A Little Too Much Edge

As per usual, I often spend a good chunk of the start of a year catching up on books I missed from the year before (which causes me to miss more books this year, it’s a vicious cycle). 905 more words

Reviews

The Author (Episode 5)

A distraught Mrs Sharon, wearing a black mourning gown, had come to the Enugu State Police Command at New Haven and she was immediately ushered into the conservatively furnished office of Inspector Chigozie, the Enugu Assistant Inspector General of Police. 711 more words

Fiction

The Überlingen Collision Affair

2 July 2002 – London

“Are you out of your fucking mind?” MI6 operative Ian Dennis could hear himself asking that question in his mind over and over again. 3,525 more words

Short Story

The Secret Life of Ms Smith

(I am in the process of copying and pasting my writing exercises from the now-defunct BlogSpot into this WordPress site. Apologies for the info-dump!)

This was a short piece of fiction I wrote for a Reddit prompt: “The daily life of an ex-assassin turned teacher.” 880 more words

Wield

When at last the deed was done, I slid the knife

back between my ribs for safekeeping.

I’ve been told many times that it’s not safe… 43 more words

Poetry

The Author (Episode 4)

Dear Senator Franklin,
It is with great gusto and unspeakable euphoria that I write to you this day.
I want to use this medium to thank you, on behalf of the people in Enugu Central constituency for your long term service in the Senate. 723 more words

Fiction

President McKinley Dead

The Gazette
September 18, 1901

Shocked as the country was on the evening of the 6th inst., when the telegraph flashed abroad the news that President McKinley had been seriously wounded by an assassin’s bullet; that shock was only intensified, if such could be, when the mournful intelligence came a week later to the effect that President McKinley’s life was despaired of. 1,129 more words

Union Parish