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Three Decades of the Lost: Newest Chapter: Chapter 5

Three Decades of the Lost: Newest Chapter: Chapter 5

Rachel St. Louis, Creative Writing Editor

September 19, 2018


Filed under Creative Writing, Short Stories, Showcase

5 Sarah • 2014 “Ava, I need to vent. I still can’t believe it.” “Believe what?” “L-Lois Walder passed away yesterday.” Sarah clutched the telephone and waited for her friend to say something. When she’d called her aunt, she met a cold shoulder. So cold, in fact, that she felt Aunt Loui...

Three Decades of the Lost: Chapter 4

Three Decades of the Lost: Chapter 4

Rachel St. Louis, Creative Writing Editor

September 12, 2018


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4 Charlie • 2014 “Charlie. You came,” Evie sighed, a stupid smile on her face. The highlights in her hair were dark and her eyes were dull. Charlie avoided eye contact with the casts and bandages wrapped around Evie’s side and arms. They were staring at him. Eyes flickering, Evie drew t...

Three Decades of the Lost: Newest Chapter: Chapter III

Three Decades of the Lost: Newest Chapter: Chapter III

Rachel St. Louis, Creative Writing Editor

September 5, 2018


Filed under Creative Writing, Short Stories

3 Genevieve • 2044 Her heart drummed faster than the Energizer bunny. She had a faint inkling that this had happened, that she’d been here before in this hospital room before. 502. While she waited for someone to come visit her, anyone, she counted the number of times she’d cried since she w...

Three Decades of the Lost: Chapter II

Three Decades of the Lost: Chapter II

Rachel St. Louis, Creative Writing Editor

September 5, 2018


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2 Charlie • 2014 The hospital made even rock-solid Charlie uneasy. Rows of chairs in the waiting room screamed navy blue. When he shuffled up to the front desk, the lady behind it used one green nail-polished finger to push her cat-like glasses up her thin nose. “Can I help you?” Charlie i...

Three Decades of the Lost: List of Chapters

Three Decades of the Lost: List of Chapters

Rachel St. Louis, Creative Writing Editor

September 5, 2018


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Please click below to read each chapter. Three Decades of the Lost by Rachel St. Louis Prologue Chapter 1 Chapter 2 Chapter 3 Chapter 4 Chapter 5 ...

Three Decades of the Lost: Chapter I

Three Decades of the Lost: Chapter I

Rachel St. Louis, Creative Writing Editor

September 5, 2018


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1 Sarah • 2014 Lois Walder received news that night. “Hello? Mrs. Walder? We found your daughter. She was in a car accident a few hours ago and is currently unconscious,” the woman on the other end was saying. “Mrs. Walder? Mrs. Walder, can you hear me? We found your daughter.” Lois ...

News on Our Novels

News on Our Novels

Rachel St. Louis, Creative Writing Editor

September 4, 2018


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Attention all! In case you weren't previously aware, the novel written by Rachel St. Louis, A Daisy for Hannah Jane, was completed in June of 2018! After self-editing over the summer, the story has been tweaked for the better. Further announcements about A Daisy for Hannah Jane will be posted here, o...

Three Decades of the Lost: Prologue

Three Decades of the Lost: Prologue

Rachel St. Louis, Creative Writing Editor

September 4, 2018


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Prologue Genevieve • 2044 The crucifix dangled right below her modest neckline. Like a hound after a hunt, she was panting hard, her breath coming in too quick and then leaving even quicker. Mire stuck to her neck and her right shoulder where her shirt was torn. She pressed her left hand to her bar...

A Daisy for Hannah Jane – FINAL CHAPTER: XXXII

June 7, 2018


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A Daisy for Hannah Jane Chapter XXXII There was no breakfast on the table in the dining room. I didn’t realize something about the air was different until it was eight o’clock and Grandmother still wasn’t at the table. Her grandfather clock glowered at me. Finally, Jamison walked in arou...

A Daisy for Hannah Jane: Chapter XXXI

A Daisy for Hannah Jane: Chapter XXXI

June 7, 2018


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A Daisy for Hannah Jane   Chapter XXXI Charlie never thought of himself as a bad guy. He never knew the path of his life had been shunned by the nuns who still haunted his youngest son’s dreams. He didn’t know his elder son, the one he barely knew, escaped from the trenches. It was no...

Newest Chapter: A Daisy for Hannah Jane: Chapter XXX

Newest Chapter: A Daisy for Hannah Jane: Chapter XXX

Rachel St. Louis, Reporter

June 7, 2018


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Daisy for Hannah Jane Chapter XXX So, just like that, Harriet ordered Mr. Jamison into a bath the moment he put his foot through the threshold. As a reply, he gave her a flirtatious grin. Caleb stepped in front of him, scowling, holding his arms at his sides. The gardener’s strong, clenched hands sent ...

A Daisy for Hannah Jane: Chapter XXIX

A Daisy for Hannah Jane: Chapter XXIX

Rachel St. Louis, Reporter

June 7, 2018


Filed under Creative Writing

Daisy for Hannah Jane Chapter XXIX I held my breath when I looked in the direction of Mrs. Jamison’s perusal. I wanted to know what the big deal was when I heard two people whispering to each other rapidly. Straining my ears, I tried to hear where it was coming from. I couldn’t. Everyone else ...

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