Lost memories surface in Fiona's mind when her lover is murdered, but with the memories come flames that consume her heart and soul.
Blublu scented candles can be found in this story, not to mention other alien surprises. If I said anymore, the description would be longer than the story.
♦ "What Will Be Will Be" (Short Story) won 1st Place in Century, Volume 54, Carroll College's literary magazine - published under the name Lori Phillips [Spring 2001]
This mainstream story concerns a young Wiccan's trials with a Christian next door neighbor. It's not too serious though - humor is applied throughout.
Revised version published in the anthology Hazard Yet Forward [August 2012]
Does anyone know the poem "The Listeners" by Walter de la Mere? That poem inspired this story. Read my speculations as to why no one answered the Traveller's knock.