Jake Troxell

Author of Takers & Stay

Category: Short Stories

SHORT STORY: Fourth Time

Reading Time: 11 minutes A woman contemplates her mortality in this sci-fi love story. Jake Troxell Jake Troxell grew up in Warrington, Pennsylvania on an unbalanced diet of horror movies and amateur theology. He has had a lifelong passion for creating heartfelt stories through words and art. He is the author of Takers and Stay. http://jaketroxell.com

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SHORT STORY: It Rains More Now

Reading Time: 4 minutes A couple dealing with the unrelenting moisture clouds that are infiltrating their new property.  Jake Troxell Jake Troxell grew up in Warrington, Pennsylvania on an unbalanced diet of horror movies and amateur theology. He has had a lifelong passion for creating heartfelt stories through words and art. He is the author of Takers and Stay.

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SHORT STORY: Harrison at 73

Reading Time: 4 minutes The paper covered walls of Margaret’s studio rustle with excitement as she enters. The artworks crinkle amongst themselves, dancing on their push-pin pendulums, wondering aloud if today is the day another Harrison will be joining their ranks.

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SHORT STORY: Boobs & Mars InSight

Reading Time: 3 minutes My thumbs jab at my brows and do their best to mitigate the migraine. It was there when I woke up and it will be there when I go to bed. That much I know about my body.

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Short Story: Candy Cane

Reading Time: 5 minutes A Philadelphia detective spends Christmas Eve trying to solve a string of holiday-related “suicides” in this cheery Christmas crime noir.

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SHORT STORY: 952 Walnut Street

Reading Time: 1 minute I wrote this on a scrap of paper in me and my wife’s first apartment. I’ve long since lost the paper but the story has stayed the same. Ironic considering our current house is 100% haunted. More on that later.

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