Isaac’s Curse

This is the first short story in the Linked Series. “Jadox’s Curse” and “Kyra’s Ruin” follow this story. This work can not be used elsewhere, Cassie Swindon has full copyrights. Isaac’s Curse The fierce wind flapped the sheet in my hand, so I tightened my grip, shaking out the crumbs from last night’s dessert. AtContinue reading “Isaac’s Curse”

Kyra’s Ruin

Chronological Order of the short stories Isaac’s Curse Jadox’s Spell Kyra’s Ruin Copyright 2021 by Cassie Swindon All rights reserved. No part of this story may be produced in any form or by any electronic or mechanical means, including information storage and retrieval systems, without written permission from the author, except for the use ofContinue reading “Kyra’s Ruin”

Jadox’s Spell

A short story/prequel to “Scorched” (Linked Trilogy Series) The chronological order of the prequels are: Isaac’s Curse Jadox’s Spell Kyra’s Ruin This work is fiction. Names, characters, places, and incidents either are the product of the author’s imagination or are used fictitiously. Any resemblance to actual persons, living or dead, businesses, companies, cities, or eventsContinue reading “Jadox’s Spell”

Joanna’s Sacrifices

*This short story takes place after the sequel, Hunt the Storm. To avoid spoilers, read Break the Stone and Hunt the Storm before Joanna’s Sacrifices* **Trigger Warning for graphic sexual content** JOANNA’S SACRIFICES The shadow grew, blocking my only exit. But a shadow was harmless compared to the toxins Zohaib had poisoned me with overContinue reading “Joanna’s Sacrifices”

Cali’s Escape

I jammed half of a fresh cookie into my mouth, letting the chocolate melt over my tongue. The other half crumbled and fell apart into pieces, still warm from the oven. My charm bracelet tattled on my intention with a slight jingle as I reached in for another cookie. Mom swatted my hand away, herContinue reading “Cali’s Escape”

Kody’s Secret

Kody Walsh’s large mahogany hands gripped the basketball, the tiny bumps creating friction on his sweaty fingertips. A titan of an athlete, in center position, stood in his way. Kody couldn’t take his shot. Five! Four! Three! Together, the crowd chanted, “Two!” Their voices matched the rhythm of the basketball’s thump, thump, thump against theContinue reading “Kody’s Secret”