King Jimmy

King Jimmy

Sue Verrochi

Sue Verrochi

Boys and girls begin a dangerous game in a school yard one cold winter's day. (Short fiction)1861: While visiting family friends in Savannah, Luke fell in love with a girl named Julia Branch. Chester Baker, a local young man about town, was a bitter rival for her time and attention. Unfortunately for Luke, her banker father rejected him; it seems Luke's family back in upstate New York wasn't wealthy enough. Then the war started.December 1864: Sherman's army is camped outside Savannah and Luke is back. He was crippled at Kennesaw Mountain, but is a Yankee spy and has been tasked with gaining information about Fort McAllister which is Sherman's next target. Chester lost a leg assaulting the Water Witch and is now a bartender in a broken down saloon in a blockaded cotton port named Coffee Bluff.
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To Have and To Hold

To Have and To Hold

Sue Verrochi

Sue Verrochi

A woman has second thoughts on her wedding day when she discovers disturbing information about her husband to be. (Short Fiction)This first collection of contemporary poems includes works previously published in the USA and New Zealand. The collection uses narrative, prose, Fibonacci sequences, odes, and open forms to describe experiences from a range of socio cultural perspectives. The collection explores composition, childhood freedoms, the complexities of intimacy, and short pieces about moveable objects.
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Writer's Workshop

Writer's Workshop

Sue Verrochi

Sue Verrochi

An aspiring writer suspects that her work has been stolen by someone in her writing workshop. (Short Fiction)An aspiring writer suspects that her work has been stolen by someone in her Writing workshop. (Short Fiction)
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Neighbors

Neighbors

Sue Verrochi

Sue Verrochi

An old man resents his neighbor's encroachment on his quiet life. (Short Fiction)A group of men on a mission in the far reaches of space crash land on a savage planet, Earth. The only way their kind can survive here is to drink the blood of humans, which they take no pleasure in. On Earth they are known as "vampires". The youngest member of the group, Shae, encounters a teenage girl named Abigail, who challenges the group's loyalties to each other, endangers their survival, and steals Shae's heart.
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