“Stilettos, Take Me Home” (Horror d’oeuvre #8)

(The estimated reading time for this is 3 minutes)Stella squinted through the smoky haze. Damn if her drink wasn’t empty again. She leaned forward and signaled Kevin the bartender to hit her up again. He cast her an appraising look as he dried a beer mug. “Don’t you think you’ve had enough tonight?” “No. Not […]
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Lisa von Biela worked in Information Technology for 25 years, and still claims there is no application she cannot break in testing. She left the field to attend the University of Minnesota Law School, graduating magna cum laude in 2009. She now practices law in Seattle, Washington. One of her legal articles, a research piece published in the Food and Drug Law Journal, was cited in an amicus brief before the U.S. Supreme Court. She currently serves on the editorial board of the American Bar Association’s quarterly publication, The SciTech Lawyer. After placing 37th in the Personal Essay category of the 1999 Writer’s Digest contest, Lisa began to write short, dark fiction. Her first novel, The Genesis Code was published by DarkFuse.