Short fictions

Short story: The fortune-teller

“Leave him, he’s not the one.” What upset me more at the time was that he didn’t show any sign of the typical charlatan. No arrogance, no intimidation, no stupid smirks or toothy smiles. Actually, he barely looked at me at all. His voice was disturbingly calm and careless. His gaze was deep into reading… Continue reading Short story: The fortune-teller

Short fictions

Short story: The daycare

Inspiration can strike in any form. This came a couple of nights ago in the form of a nightmare. Hello Freud, knock if you’re lurking around. *** The elegant building was one of the oldest in town. Dating back to the sixteenth century, it had miraculously survived the bombing that in the early seventies had… Continue reading Short story: The daycare

Giveaway, Published works, The Fire Opal

Goodreads giveaway

You have a couple of weeks to enter the giveaway if you want to win a free copy of "The Fire Opal" ebook! Goodreads Book Giveaway The Fire Opal by Sabrina Beretta Giveaway ends February 05, 2018. See the giveaway details at Goodreads. Enter Giveaway  

Short fictions

Short story: Of sports memorabilia and self-promises

I wrote a lot over the years. Short novels, fanfictions, sometimes I drew from my own life. There is a bit of everything. This short story blows out its first candle next week and it seems forever. *** She lets the light of her laptop's monitor go off as it turns to power save mode.… Continue reading Short story: Of sports memorabilia and self-promises

Published works, The Fire Opal

The Fire Opal now available on Amazon. Woot woot!

It's official. Both paperback and ebook versions are finally available on Amazon! (Way before planned, thank you KDP for messing with my schedule...) Yes, I'm excited. Yes, I'm freaking out. Just a little bit (liar). Oh my God I really did it. These are the links for the ebook and for paperback! For a limited… Continue reading The Fire Opal now available on Amazon. Woot woot!

Short fictions

Short story: In the midnight hour

Drawing from my old fanfictions because I had an insane week and couldn't write anything new. This still holds a special place in my heart (along with the person this was written for.) *** When to the sessions of sweet silent thought I summon up remembrance of things past, I sigh the lack of many… Continue reading Short story: In the midnight hour

Short fictions

Short story: I win

From the tenth floor the streets were a world of living Barbies and Kens. Staring down from the mansard, Marie wondered why would her dad prefer to travel around the seas when he could sit there with her and her raven, naming every passer-by, giving them identities, assigning lives. “That one is Rose,” she pointed… Continue reading Short story: I win

Trial and Tribulations of Unexpected Love

Trial and Tribulations of Unexpected Love – Chapter 5

After three changes of clothes, hair pulled up then down again, and having been on the verge to give it up twice, Allison was standing right there where the taxi left her a couple of minutes before, in front of a small and quiet restaurant in North End, unable to move. For some reason she… Continue reading Trial and Tribulations of Unexpected Love – Chapter 5

Previews, The crimson stone

The crimson stone – Preview #4

After tossing and turning in my bed for God knows how long, the idle vampire in me snuggles deeper under the duvet in a vain attempt to escape light. The cold February sun reflecting on the snow carpet creates a blinding light that filters in through the window and makes it impossible to sleep. On… Continue reading The crimson stone – Preview #4