Crime Doesn’t Spay – Chapter 30

Crime Doesn’t Spay – Chapter 30

by Seán Thomas Dwyer, 1370 words Now that we’re at 52,000 words and counting, I’m comfortable with stepping in and lifting the veil on the whole process of how the animals acquired agency for themselves. The telling will take as long as it needs to, but no longer....
Crime Doesn’t Spay – Chapter 29

Crime Doesn’t Spay – Chapter 29

Chapter 29 “You’re back!” Phil said with a smile. He was sitting at the kitchen table, with a yellow tablet in front of him. Beside the tablet were two coffee cups, one full of pens, the other full of coffee. An honest-to-goodness magnifying glass lay beside the...
Crime Doesn’t Spay – Chapter 28

Crime Doesn’t Spay – Chapter 28

by Patti D. Thomas, 1361 words Icy Fraser Valley winds whistled through the trees. Hair on the freed animals’ bodies pricked up, trapping heat against their skin. As much as they longed to be cuddled in a warm blanket-covered lap in front of a fireplace, they were on...
Crime Doesn’t Spay – Chapter 27

Crime Doesn’t Spay – Chapter 27

by Seán Thomas Dwyer, 1611 words How can I make a buck on this mess? Tom asked himself. Here was Tyson Cluckers, driving him from his house to the Animal Farm, nearly begging for his help in finding his wife. Even with a few belts under his belt, even too drunk to...
Crime Doesn’t Spay – Chapter 26

Crime Doesn’t Spay – Chapter 26

by Kate Miller, 1725 words As soon as Vanessa arrived at the Bellingham airport, she texted Tom, asking him to pick her and Snookie up. She loaded up a luggage cart, took Snookie out of his carrier and clipped his lease on before they went outside to wait for Tom....
Crime Doesn’t Spay – Chapter 25

Crime Doesn’t Spay – Chapter 25

by Dana Tye Rally, 1990 words Snookie was pretty much dead to the world. The afternoon the No-Kill shelter creatures rose up to incite revolution, howling their heady refrain far and wide, he’d been sawing logs for close to an hour. Dreaming of a bowl full of cookies....