New Installment of “Only Regrets”

[After her casual walk reveals a corpse, Ella suspects her new neighborhood has some unpleasant secrets. Fanny, a tenant one floor down, comforts her with tea and sympathy. To read previous installments, start with https://susanbassmarcus.net/first-paragraphs-of-a-new-scary-short-story%5D  Fanny made excuses about an appointment. “Sorry, can’t go in this robe. Your tea still warm? Take the mug home. I know where to find it,” she said with a small smile while showing me to the door. “Thanks, Fanny. I appreciate your company…and the tea, but that business around the trash-burner was so strange.” Fanny whispered, “Strange. Yes. Anyway, you’re welcome.” She paused and … Continue reading New Installment of “Only Regrets”