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Author Archives: Linda Johnson
My fellow anthology writers and I hosted a book launch party and reading for Carolina Crimes on June 8th, at McIntyres Bookstore in Fearrington Village, Pittsboro, NC. Other upcoming readings: Quail Ridge Books in Raleigh, NC on Sunday, July 27th … Continue reading
I have a new short story that has just been published in Carolina Crimes: Nineteen Tales of Lust, Love, and Longing. Nineteen members of Sisters in Crime living in the Carolinas have contributed stories to this anthology. My story “Happy … Continue reading
This story reveals the dark side of a mother’s controlling love. As much as Sarah adores her son, Michael, she detests the woman he marries. When her daughter-in-law forces Michael to choose between them, Sarah refuses to back down. … Continue reading
The Player – A Short Story Jacob Flynn thinks he’s God’s gift to women. His game is to see how quickly he can meet them, seduce them, and dump them. When things go too far one night with his … Continue reading
Although the mystery/suspense genre is my favorite—both to read and write, I occasionally stray from the dark side. I wrote the following piece of flash fiction as an in-class prompt during a short story class I took last fall. The … Continue reading