The Ovum Horror

The Ovum Horror

Wesley McCraw

Fiction

My bedroom door doesn't have a lock. I watch the doorknob from my bed, imagining the handle’s slow turn. I hug my knees and rock in sweat-drenched anxiety. On the other side of the door is a foul mist, and in that mist waits a yellow thing, a Grimm fairytale come to life.Jigsaw John was a real life homicide detective in the LAPD. This story is a homage to him as the goal of every officer with a gold shield is to emulate this great crime solver. The skill of a child of wealthy parents is put against street thugs and serial killers alike. From child kidnapping and death to a serial psycho with unbelievable cruelty, these cases are thrust onto her problem solving back as she is thrown into the middle of a career with only her natural ability to survive. A thrill filled chase scene fills out the story of this strangely sensitive police officer. With only her dog Katie at home to talk with, can she hold it together to the end?
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Brief Pose

Brief Pose

Wesley McCraw

Fiction

Eric Loan, in an anonymous city, struggles to make a new life for himself. Lonely and rejected, he takes refuge in Brief Pose’s cutting-edge advertising campaign: a clothing catalog that uses pheromones to beguile its readers. The fantasy of escape seems better than the harsh reality of the city until Eric starts to hallucinate past traumas.Eric Loan, in an anonymous city, struggles to make a new life for himself.Lonely and rejected, he takes refuge in Brief Pose’s cutting-edge advertising campaign: a clothing catalog that uses pheromones to beguile its readers.The fantasy of escape seems better than the harsh reality of the city until Eric starts hallucinating past traumas.He's not the only one affected. A rash of riots, murders, and suicides breaks out. It is up to Eric and his new community of revolutionaries to save the city, the nation, and the rest of the world from Brief Pose’s hubris.
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