Short stories

Below are some of my published stories. You can read the first four on this site. Contact Trina for more information.

Good Game
David was a professional bicyclist until an accident changed his life. Now, paralyzed and sinking into despair, he must learn to live on two wheels. Again.

The mulberry tree
Have you ever had a terrible day at work–one so bad that you wanted to walk away and never return? What makes that day different from any other? For a young math teacher who has difficulty dealing with unmanageable students, it is the pervasive influence of her own volatile childhood.

Payback is a bitch
When a personal tragedy costs Detective Rosa Wolfe everything–her marriage, her career, and her badge–she returns to the streets she once patrolled, finding satisfaction in high-payoff vengeance for hire.

The good old summer time
In a rural North Carolina town, an elderly woman’s passing and her enduring spirit provide the catalyst for an unusual friendship.

To live again
Not a typical ghost story. Tired of living in fear, Allison adopts Vanquisher, a scrappy pit bull terrier mix facing euthanasia. “To live again” is my first and favorite story. I’ve learned a lot about storytelling since I wrote it.

Walk with pediatric hematologist Dr. Angel Carter as she fights her own battle with a childhood blood disorder. “Remission” grew from my own experiences with spherocytosis.

Peculiar advice
Take a satirical and humorous (I hope) journey into one day in a North Carolina teacher’s life.

Nothing but trouble
For a young mother with three children and a dog named Trouble, daily life is a struggle–until it takes an unexpected twist.

2 thoughts on “Short stories

  1. Wow! so you’re a writer…hmm…I love reading books. Unfortunately, it’s quite difficult and expensive to buy english books here in Korea. so Maybe I’ll just visit here to have some good reading. God bless!

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