16 June 2018, Buford Highway, Doraville, Georgia.
Skyline of Atlanta, taken from the Jackson Street bridge. The law firm of Castor, Makepeace, & Pollux is not one of the oldest firms in Atlanta, but it has two of the most prestigious attorneys in town. Lucius Castor is a former state and superior court judge who also served as district attorney in Fulton … Continue reading Castor, Makepeace, and Pollux
After Delilah’s mother, Persephone, was murdered, Delilah was taken in by her great-aunt, Wanda. She never formally adopted Delilah, but was named her guardian, with control over her niece’s affairs until Delilah turned twenty-one, graduated college, or married. Delilah knew Wanda as her “little Aunt”, which is what Persephone always called her. She was actually … Continue reading Delilah & Wanda
Copyright 2011, G. M. Lupo Delilah and Persephone had been living in the household of Martin “Mac” Crawford for not quite eighteen months. His violence toward Persephone had escalated to several beatings a week, always in a drunken rage, and quite a bit of verbal abuse directed at Delilah. One evening, she was working on … Continue reading Delilah & Mac
Random musings from G. M. Lupo.
“Why do act like you know me?” Billy says. “I do know you,” Nash replies. “I’ve been watching out for you for quite some time.” “Watching out for me? In what way?” “What if I mentioned your near mishap at the Parkway Bridge around the time you were twenty?” Nash says. “You needed someone watching … Continue reading The Guides: Billy and Nash
A scary late night call doesn’t go quite as planned.
Atlanta Stories: Reconstruction, by G. M. Lupo. Atlanta Stories: Reconstruction is available for download and review on NetGalley. Requires a NetGalley account. Link below. Reconstruction on NetGalley
Alyssa Caine is catching up on articles on Facebook when the chat screen pops up. The header says it’s Zelda Burch. Alyssa shakes her head. “Hello, Leah. Or is this your accomplice?” She’s been corresponding with Zelda since her birthday several days earlier. Alyssa was getting ready for a weekend gig as a princess at … Continue reading Worthy: Alyssa & Zelda