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Fiction - Year V - Number 34 - March 2020

    SILVIES VALLEY RANCH by Michael Amato

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    SILVIES VALLEY RANCHby Michael Amato  "Morning, Sheriff," Cole says.            "What's going on here, Cole," the Sheriff says. .            "We received a disturbing call earlier today from Silvies Valley Ranch,"...

    CHRISTMAS TREE HEIST by Angela Smith

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    CHRISTMAS TREE HEISTby Angela Smith  I couldn’t believe what I was hearing on the other end of my cellphone. Someone had been cutting down the Colorado blue spruce trees,...

    FLAMENCO FOR BEGINNERS by Anita Haas

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    FLAMENCO FOR BEGINNERS by Anita Haas  Peggy splashed water on her face and left the ladies’ room. The dry heat of late June in Madrid had made her feel faint....

    THE WOMAN by Christopher Carroll

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    THE WOMANby Christopher Carroll  Todd climbed into his car after leaving the bar. The sky fell out from underneath, as the wind pressed up against the car. It sounded...

    THE RUN by Stan Dryer

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    THE RUNby Stan Dryer Harry Staunten had travelled far in Thatchford. He had run its broad streets in springtime, between the ample lawns bright with blooming shrubs. He had...

    THE BROKEN COMPASS by Ciaran McLarnon

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    THE BROKEN COMPASSby Ciaran McLarnon  From a distance they seemed smooth and angular, but still snow managed to cling to the slate-grey peaks that kept the landing strip secluded....

    GOOD MORNING by Samuel Stone

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    GOOD MORNINGby Samuel Stone  The unmistakable foreignness of the body is the first thing that occurs to me. It’s the first thing to really occur to me this day,...

    MADELINE, LYDIA, AND THE STRAUSSIAN RAINFALL IN ANNAPOLIS

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    MADELINE, LYDIA, AND THE STRAUSSIAN RAINFALL IN ANNAPOLISby Matilda Zhao  It was a freezing morning. I skipped my morning class. My Jewish culture and family history professor would be...

    ROLEPLAYING by Matt Gillick

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    ROLEPLAYINGby Matt Gillick  The man got in the truck after the driver made the point that he shouldn’t be out in the open when the fog rolled in. They...

    ANNIVERSARY by Jessica Spindler

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    ANNIVERSARYBy Jessica Spindler Olivia slumped into the hotel room’s lime green armchair and propped her legs on the ottoman. She ran her fingers over the golden tin cigarette holder...