“Don Juan never died, did he?”
“No . . . he went to hell.”
This is a story about a spy who fell in love with a girl who didn’t love him back. Or did she?
In one final act of devotion, the spy will cross a continent, wrestle his memories, and discover the truth.
(12,199 words. PG.)
Out Where the Sun Always Shines combines my European study abroad experiences with my love of languages and a handful of my favorite video game characters to produce an unconventional rainy day romance.
Rated PG for adult themes, off-screen violence, and mild profanity. Check it out on Kindle and your other favorite eReaders today.
She had been in love with the doctor the entire time, and now it was too late for him to say anything; she was dead.
The Frenchman toyed with his butterfly knife, flicking it open, flicking it shut, flicking it open again.
She was just a civilian, hired to take care of the cell’s mundane, workaday tasks—a receptionist for a foreign operation she knew nothing about.
He didn’t know who had interviewed her. This felt wrong to him. As a spy, he had acquired and discarded hundreds of identities over the years, but the rule he lived by was simple: know your quarry. Once you knew who it was you were pursuing, everything else fell into place—how to blend in, where to move, when to strike.
With her, he’d done none of that. If he had, would anything have changed?
“It has the familiar feel of a noir spy genre story, which is great anyway, but with a transcendent ending that will leave you warm and glowy.”