Candle Mustard

Candle Mustard

The mail carrier had come early that day, and Melissa rushed out to see what he'd brought. There was a shiny looking envelope hand-lettered in magenta Candle Mustard — their signature font. "Oh, God," she mumbled. "Not another damn Sublimity Party." Sure enough, it was. And for that coming Saturday, no less. "Crap! I'm so [...]

Chasya & Samar

On her knees and white-knuckling the porcelain bowl, Samar awaited the next surge of morning sickness to spew forth. In the kitchen, Abdul was shrieking at one of his buddies on the prepaid cell phone she’d purchased for him at Wal-Mart yesterday. “Pray God my baby isn’t a boy,” she implored and wretched the remainder [...]

Sleight of Heart

Sleight of Heart

  He said it could quite possibly be the most important text he’d ever sent (to her), and would she like to meet him at The Bamboo Hut for an early dinner. Hell, yeah, she would! With her wild heart pounding, Renée texted back saying she would be there at 6:00. What could it be? [...]