Tales of Twilight


his eclectic collection of short stories explores the lives of five fictional characters and the thoughts they experience in their final moments before death. The settings range from fictional tutor to western to modern day, but the characters all have something in common—unresolved conflict that they finally confront.

Weathered Pearls

Chapter 1 of Tales of Twilight

Two young boys are home alone at their farm when a man collapses off of his horse outside their cottage. The boys care for the man as they try to figure out what's wrong with him, where he came from, and where he's going.

Through Bone Like Butter

Chapter 2 of Tales of Twilight

A man with a rare memory condition struggles to stay sane on a day when his symptoms subside, but could come rushing back at any moment. Is this reprieve a blessing or a curse? Does his existence bring his wife happiness or pain? And most importantly, is the Devil in their home?

Five Fingers, Four

Chapter 3 of Tales of Twilight

Jessie Bennett is a pathological liar, alcoholic, and gambling addict hellbent on accomplishing his late father's dream at any cost. When he gets mixed up with Wyatt, a wealthy and influential bar owner in Santa Fe, he's given the choice to either save his family or protect his father's dying secret.

The Mind's Eye

Mar 17th, 2022

Chapter 4 of Tales of Twilight

Earl Baumann is a nearly blind ranch owner in western Colorado living with his assistance dog, Spot. When his son, Martin, visits, they go on a hike that starts off peaceful, but ends in a bitter storm powered by old feuds and grudges.

Rip Current

Jun 4th, 2022

Chapter 5 of Tales of Twilight

Larry Butterfield is a crotchety old man filled with regret and lacking direction. After receiving bad news, he is drawn to explore a place that holds his greatest memories for the first time in many years.

Weathered Pearls


wo young boys are home alone at their farm when a man collapses off of his horse outside ...