2018-09-02 00:21 noir

They drove up to the estate, their car dented and smoking. They set their watches forward one hour. Cleaning the roof would have to wait.

2018-08-21 21:59 noir

“Mathematically speaking,” she said, “it’s better to ask for permission than to ask for forgiveness.”

2018-07-26 02:14 noir

The nearby crows wouldn’t shut up. The cawing matched the relentless rhythm of their own senseless argument.

2018-07-06 23:05 noir

It was impossible to unzip the bag with all that hair tangled in the teeth.

2018-06-25 23:00 noir

She claimed the frequent trips to the quarry had nothing to do with the orphans. Rocky soil collected on the floor of the vehicle.

2018-06-11 02:02 noir

The broken down detective arrived at the swamp grumbling, a bottle of bourbon in one hand, a megaphone in the other.

2018-06-04 23:40 noir

The light behind the gas station flickered, menacingly. He said the bathroom was back here, but all you see are discarded exam gloves and angry iguanas.

2018-05-11 00:20 noir

She handed him a hot cup of coffee and a sweater made from their hair.

2018-05-02 23:33 noir

Shouting was close behind the truck, cardboard cutouts were knocked down willy-nilly, she said nothing would ever be the same again.

2018-02-17 15:42 noir

When we get into town, remember, the suitcase was never ours. We were at the circus. We were nowhere near the docks.“

2018-01-20 03:49 noir

Susan brusquely pulled the mirror out of her purse and held it up to his face. “See? No soul.”

2018-01-07 16:17 noir

They met in the back where the sounds of the lounge singer covered up their conspiratorial machinations.

2018-01-02 17:16 noir

He spent all his time around the station, fiddling with an umbrella, watching each train with a desperate look.

2017-12-20 15:45 noir

Kief smoke hovered around the tables and the steady clacking sound of game pieces was a kind of international code.

2017-12-16 15:45 noir

When they knocked on the door she ignored it then turned on all the appliances and started dancing.