School for Scoundrels – Chapter 21

School for Scoundrels – Chapter 21

by Mary Louise Van Dyke1094 words Jack Watson screamed with pain, the tortured sounds carrying across the raw vastness of the new chasm that separating the school grounds from the woods. He struggled against a fallen tree covering his shoulders and back, the deep...
School for Scoundrels – Chapter 20

School for Scoundrels – Chapter 20

by Heidi Beierle1374 words Two police officers collected evidence in Debra’s office. Jane looked out the window of Dr. McPherson’s office, relieved the first thing she’d done after calling 911 was cancel school for the day. The rain had begun again. A heavy mist....
School for Scoundrels – Chapter 18

School for Scoundrels – Chapter 18

by Sky Hedman1665 words Netta heard Annabelle’s verses from her hiding place in the bushes behind the big cedar tree. “Ask the animals, they will teach you.” Netta wondered how those words made any sense. What animals? How do you speak to them even if some were...
School for Scoundrels – Chapter 17

School for Scoundrels – Chapter 17

by Jean Waight2012 words Only one day before Annabelle’s disappearance, just one stupid day before the subpoena arrived, life was blissfully simple for Debra Abel. From her Manolo Blahnik pumps to her sleek and simple bob, she was as confident as her image portrayed....
School for Scoundrels – Chapter 16

School for Scoundrels – Chapter 16

by Kate Miller1607 words As the misty fog engulfing Annabelle’s mind began to clear she felt the hard cold, wet patch of ground beneath her back and realized she was being trussed up like an early Thanksgiving turkey, a man’s strong hands tying her wrists and feet....