Two stories! The stories were originally written for the "Spring 2013 Shoot-out," a writing contest hosted by the editor, Martin Ingham of Martinus Publishing.
From "Revenge, Inc."
"And yes, in the next hour, he did receive the whole package: the handcuffs, the black hood, the delivery to an undisclosed location, the solitary cement room with flickering neon lighting."
From "Curse of the Bottle"
"I wasn’t quite sure what that all entailed, but I was pretty sure it did not involve screaming and crying like a six year old beauty queen who’d lost to the fat kid."