The Misunderstanding Part 4

He laughed; a wicked laugh which got louder and deeper as he walked away. … Jayce Kendall answered his home office phone. “It’s Ray. Jan’s nearly hysterical. That psychopath I told you about last week just attacked her in our garage. He threatened to kill them if I call the cops again. I’m headed home, […]

The Misunderstanding Part 3 (WARNING: CONTAINS VIOLENCE)

“Be careful with this guy. He’s dangerous, and doesn’t make idle threats. Please call us right away if he contacts you again.” “Will do.” … A week passed. The Johnsons had a home security alarm installed, but otherwise the incident began to fade away in their minds. One bright morning after Ray left for work, […]

The Misunderstanding (Part 2)

The line went dead. Ray held the phone a moment, trying to fight back panic and figure out what to do. “Jan, take Grace to a neighbor’s and stay there.” “Why? What’s wrong?” “Some nutcase is coming here. I accidentally grabbed his bag at the airport. He made threats. It’s probably nothing, but just in […]

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The ‘Misunderstanding’ By Russ Towne The trip had been grueling. He still had to get their luggage before they headed home. It was in an endless stream of suitcases on the over-stuffed carousel. Adding to the ‘fun’ was that the color of the vast majority of the luggage was black and of the same design […]

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