From light tales of legends and love to dark stories of ancient beasts and angry wives, 13th Hour will delight you, mystify you and perhaps make you cringe. tammiepainter.com
"Hermes" Find out what it's really like working for the gods in this humorous take on various Greek legends surrounding the god Hermes.
"Bahati's Birthday" A baby elephant faces poachers on his first day of life.
"Addiction" Can dreams be addictive? One man says yes and risks everything to keep dreaming. Read the complete story for free at http://tammiepainter.com/13th-hour/
"Illusions" In a tough economy, a former-scientist finds his cross-dressing act is the best paying job he can get...if he can manage not to stoke the anger of his co-workers.
"Century Acres" Forgotten by their families, an elderly couple find true love at Century Acres.
"The Heron" A man with a criminal background tries to love a mysterious woman, but his greed spells her demise.
"Feeding Suspicions" A wife who suspects her husband is cheating on her, attempts to feed him to death.
"Desmond, Casey and The Stonemason" A wealthy man falls in love with Roman sarcophagi. His wife falls in love with the mason who carves him one.
"The Weaver" Find out what can go wrong when the strands of your life get in the hands of a cocky rookie weaver.
"Apple" A man must face a difficult choice as he and his wife struggle through a post-apocalyptic world.
"The Toad" Portland, Oregon, is the backdrop for this retelling of a medieval Italian folk story.
"Family Secrets" When Caleb disobeys his parents on their night out, he learns more about his family than he ever could have imagined.
"Purge" You may never pick up a quarter again.
"The Text" - Make sure you know who (and what) your friends are before responding to their texts. It could save your life.
"Transcription of Taxi 6473" A police transcriptionist forces his sergeant to examine the truth when an Egyptian god claims a New York taxi driver.
"L'Uomo Cotto" - A struggling restauranteur brings his place back from the brink and helps solve the over-population problem.