The Last Summer’s Day

A short story by Deano Parsons. The country had been experiencing a heat wave and a drought.  It had been a stunning summer.  Today had been another truly beautiful day.  Frank had an expression of incredulity on his face.  He frowned as he looked up from his desk to see the sudden downpour of rain…

The Last Steps of Francesca Laing

A Short Story by Deano Parsons.       “Thank you, Barker.“ Peter Laing acknowledged to his reliable butler, as long-time friend David Jennings was gently ushered into the Drawing Room.  Barker made his discreet exit, which twenty-five years of careful practice in the art of serving Dr. Laing had taught him.  Peter rose from his chair…