Visiting Virginia – a short story
When ten-year-old Molly’s older brother lets the truth slip about Santa, her mother and father take the whole family on a day-trip, determined to rediscover the magic of Christmas.
A heartwarming seasonal tale that will remind you of the importance of the season, and the love of Christmases past.
Braydon went into the kitchen and found Molly, his little sister, sitting at the table writing. He walked up behind her and peered over her shoulder. After seeing what she was doing… READ IT HERE
THE BEAR – Available NOW!
The Final Judgement – a short story
In the not so distant future, the United States is split along political lines and tensions are at an all time high. With a controversial Supreme Court decision due in the coming days, the country erupts in protests, riots, and violence. At the center is Ramiel Stern, a top member of Senator Sarah Alpert’s staff. As the political unrest grows, Ramiel finds herself as the target of a homeless street preacher’s prophecy. Ramiel works to both unravel the mystery of the homeless man’s rantings, and help the Senator with a fundraiser in her role as a staff member.
An intriguing and topical short story in which all-too-real modern political conflict collides with Biblical and classical mythology.
“That which divides us will divide the earth.”
The protests began even before the court’s decision was made. Counter protests were initiated at the same time. Riots began breaking out in the larger cities not long after. For Ramiel Stern, the issue hit home in a way that it didn’t for most people… GET IT HERE
The Last Word – a short story
Trevor is enjoying a few adult beverages at a trail-side watering hole… too many, in fact. When the alcohol clouds his judgement, a poor choice derails his evening. Will an unexpected discovery save his life, or simply frustrate him until the end?
A stunning story that explores the humanity in death and if there really is such a thing as dying with dignity.
The real question? Who gets the last word?
The bar smelled of stale alcohol and body odor, but the beer was cold and the liquor cheap. When Trevor was out on the trails, he liked to stop there, the most remote of watering holes… READ MORE
Evergreen – Available Now!
Praise for “Evergreen”
“An inspiring and deeply profound masterpiece.”
– Stephen R. Willis
Co-Editor in Chief, Uprising Review
“Thomas Torrington’s “Evergreen” is a stunning literary accomplishment. This coming-of-age story will challenge your perspectives on what it means to live a life well spent, facing your innermost monsters, and not surrendering to your circumstances. Make sure you set aside time to read it; you will not want to put it down.”
– Rich Williams
Zero Hour – a short story
William “Buck” Marshall finds himself on the Western Front south of Soission France. A soldier of the US Army, his task will be to advance against the German’s, entrenched just across no man’s land in front of him.
An action packed short story in which Buck will fight for his life and before things are through, perhaps his very soul.
What time is it? Zero hour.
Buck stared at the gray wall of the trench in the growing light. It would be dawn soon and he had a feeling that today they would be going over the top… READ MORE