Month: September 2014

Fall Silent

A MARTIN J. RYAN SHORT STORY There are two of them. One of them is Joe. It has been snowing all day and the forecast is for two to three days of it, which fits neatly into Joe’s plans. The other man has been here two weeks, though […]

A Constellation Of Stars

Book Excerpt From: THREE AT THE CENTER OF RAGE Sergeant Frank Driscoll, my lead protagonist: ********************* The scene: Frank and his colleagues are at the scene of the young woman’s murder on West 48th Street. After having interviewed witnesses, including the hookers, the detectives have unhappily concluded that […]

Death On West Forty-Eighth St.

Book Excerpt From: THREE AT THE CENTER OF RAGE. In Manhattan, 6883 miles from Islamabad, the night barely holds along west Forty-Eighth Street, while not yet ready to surrender to the arrows of early morning light that will pierce and reduce the last of it’s shadows. The rain […]