Sex in the summertime

It's 8:30 on a Wednesday night and Barry is on the prowl. He's in uniform: Armani sport coat, collarless shirt, Ferragamo shoes, Gold Rolex President watch. His college ring covers...

Requiem for a mean S.O.B.

Everyone who worked for Mac Alexander agreed he was a sour, unfeeling son-of-a-bitch. "Battery acid," said one. "Cut him and he bleeds battery acid." Mac Alexander ran construction jobs in and...

Having it all and having nothing

Donnie’s $375,000 a year job offered all the amenities of life: nice home in Potomac, Mercedes in the garage, membership in the right country club and a trophy wife. That...

Going broke on a million a year

At 10:30 on a rainy Friday morning in a Maryland civil courtroom, George and Sally sat and listened as a bankruptcy judge parceled out what little was left of...

‘Suddenly, all hell broke loose’

Connie McCarthy needed cat food and left her house in Northern Virginia shortly after 10 on a Saturday morning. A flyer in the paper listed a good price at a...

A question of manners

It was a nice weekend afternoon when he and his wife decided to grab something to eat at the food court of the local mall. Typical Saturday at the mall....

When love and passion create a deadly mix

From the beginning, Diane Zamora's fellow Midshipmen at the U.S. Naval Academy in Annapolis, MD, felt something wasn't quite right with the freshman from Texas. "She was intense, real intense,"...

A life that did not exist

Al Watson leaned back in his chair and surveyed his office for the last time. His eyes scanned the college diplomas on the wall, the athletic trophies in the bookcase...

Readin’, writin’ & getting it on

Angela is ready for school. She has her books, last night's homework, some money for lunch, and a box of condoms. Just another 12-year-old headed out the door for a day...

She had to have him

She noticed him on the first day of school. The eyes caught her attention first - dark, smoldering, haunting. Dark hair, nice tight body. The more she thought about him, the...