These stories are from my collection "Trilogies: 18 sets of short fiction" click on the title to read the story



The Tightrope - the story of two people leading very different lives in the same place


Double Sting - a con man falls in love and then loses her


The Lighthouse - a hippies love story for our time


Who Stole Asbury Park? - a couple returns to the famous boardwalk and finds that it's gone


Love, Luck and Fate - a senator finds love again from his past


Preheat the Microwave.com - what crazy things can happen to us as we get old


The Sonoma Murder Mystery - my high tech version of the classic murder mystery


The Duke of Yelp - a millennial is outsmarted by technology


The Grand Poobah - my O. Henry story


The Chess Table - a story about love and the Vietnam war


Coq a Doodle Do - a rooster tale


The Bridge Game - two couples share more than cards


The Devil's Orchestra - my signature story about how life is a complex series of choices

Cafe Stories 
the stories of Jerry Guarino