Midday on Thursday, Alyssa calls Genevieve to invite her and Abigail to Alyssa’s home on Friday for a cookout, so she and Leah can get to know them better. Abigail rents a car and, using the directions Alyssa supplies, navigates to John’s Creek early on Friday. They arrive at the front door a little before … Continue reading Star Worthy, Genevieve & Leah
G. M. Lupo will be the featured guest on the Voice of Indie Podcast hosted by Beem Weeks & Stephen Geez on Wednesday, February 17, at 8:00 p.m. Follow the link to access the podcast and phone in questions for the author.
16 April 2011: Piedmont Park, Atlanta, Georgia When Leah and Steven arrive for their meeting with Kristian Makepeace, they’re ushered into a large conference room with trays filled with doughnuts and pastries, and a coffee machine on a table against one wall. There’s also an assortment of teas with a hot water carafe. Leah and … Continue reading Castor, Makepeace and Pollux: Steven’s Job
Genevieve, age seven, sits on a bench in the back yard of Rhiannon and Abigail’s home in Seattle, her head lowered, tears streaming down her cheeks. It has been two weeks since her father’s death and nearly a week since his memorial service at MIT and she still can’t accept that she’ll never see him … Continue reading Worthy Cousins: Abigail & Genevieve
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Abigail is lying in bed but she's not alone. Someone is lying next to her, facing her, but Abigail can't see who it is. She runs her hand over the other person's body. It's smooth, warm, soft — a woman. The woman caresses Abigail's face, then gives her a deep, passionate kiss. "Tell me your … Continue reading Worthy, Abigail’s Dream
When Rhiannon Worthy was just a few weeks away from graduating high school, her mother, Abigail, suffered a stroke, which left her unable to communicate or recognize faces. Rhiannon’s sister, Rosalind, flew in from Massachusetts and took full control of the situation, assuring her little sister, “You’ll graduate and start college as planned.” While not … Continue reading Worthy Sisters, Rhiannon
Rosalind is at her desk, grading papers. Leah appears at the door. “Dr. Duchard?” Rosalind looks up and gives her a knowing smile. “Leah Walker. What can I do for you?” Leah enters and sits in front of the desk. “Just curious if you’ve had a chance to consider my request.” “Esther said you’re persistent. … Continue reading Worthy Pursuit, Rosalind & Leah
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
Leah Walker has been seeing Mitchell Kendrick on a casual basis since the middle of their sophomore year at Pace. She likes him, but mainly connects on an intellectual level, and not a physical one. This hasn’t been for want of trying on Mitchell’s part, and he’s always inviting Leah over when he’s certain his … Continue reading Leah’s Assault