Stories tagged “Location: Porta de Cielo”

  • Red Roses and Dry Gin: Waiting For a Sign

    Jacqueline slapped her arm, killing the mosquito that had mistaken her for easy prey. There were a lot of things that could be said about Mexico but so far she was unimpressed. Mostly it was hot and dirty. A young senorita swayed by in a long colourful...

  • Dry Gin and Red Roses: Courting Danger

    She tossed back the remnants of the gin and tonic and grimaced. Gin was just too damned dry. She preferred something a little more… fun. Pausing to fan herself, she gathered up the flowers and headed up to her room, leaving her shoulder wrap and ...

    • Author: Robert Quick
    • Posted almost 8 years ago.
    • 4 out of 5
  • Red Roses and Dry Gin: Ready for War

    There wasn’t enough time for the shower to be anything but business. That didn’t make it short. If anything, the date lent the shower importance it didn’t usually carry. Her targets had far more to worry about than if she stunk or not...

  • Red Roses and Dry Gin: Power Plays

    The car was late. To pass the time, Jacqueline practiced throwing playing cards across the room. Cards moved so differently than knives. She had once known a girl who had earned the nickname ‘Gambit’ by consistantly hitting targets in the e...