Kelli’s flash fiction story "Twist of Fate" appears in the December 2012 issue of Dark Eclipse (#18). This tale blends a bit of romance with horror. Some fantasies don’t work out like you hoped!
An Excerpt From Twist of Fate
Sam’s head snapped up as the bell over the door rang.
A man stood in the doorway, rainwater dripping off his black leather jacket. His ice-blue eyes flicked around the empty diner and finally settled on her. The door swung shut behind him as he stepped inside.
Sam flashed him a smile and smoothed her hair behind her ears. The thought of a tall, dark, and mysterious man wandering into the diner this late sent her pulse soaring.
“Can I get you some coffee?”
Coffee always made an excellent icebreaker. The handsome stranger’s gaze travelled up and down her body, and her heart pounded faster.