Newspaper Spies

A series of short stories about spies and making friends.

Newspaper Spies: Part 14 – (fin)ally

Newspaper Spies: Part 14 – (fin)ally

I was taken down a long hallway that led to an elevator. I was bundled in and watched as the...

Newspaper Spies: Part 13 – Floor Twenty-Two

Newspaper Spies: Part 13 – Floor Twenty-Two

“I don’t like this.” “Did you think you would?” “Come on Andy, you know what I meant.” “Sorry, just trying...

Newspaper Spies: Part 12 – Change of Plans

Newspaper Spies: Part 12 – Change of Plans

“You’re sure about this right?” “You’re asking now?” “Just making sure.” “Yeah, I’m as sure as I’m going to be....

Newspaper Spies: Part 11 – Old Friends and a Note

Newspaper Spies: Part 11 – Old Friends and a Note

“You have to listen to me. I need to talk to Andy. It’s really important.” “I understand that sir, but-”...

Newspaper Spies: Part 10 – Doors

Newspaper Spies: Part 10 – Doors

  Clair: Surely someone has noticed by now, I thought as I had probably one hundred times before. Surely someone has noticed...

Newspaper Spies: Part 9 – Dual Perspective

Newspaper Spies: Part 9 – Dual Perspective

Clair: I opened my eyes. It was dark. My head throbbed and my shoulder ached. I was on my side laying...

Newspaper Spies: Part 8 – Alone

Newspaper Spies: Part 8 – Alone

“I’m going to head home.” “Are you sure?” I asked, secretly glad. Oliver had been grouchy since we’d gone to...

Newspaper Spies: Part 7 –  Evidence

Newspaper Spies: Part 7 – Evidence

We had been sitting in the waiting room for quite some time. Oliver and I, for some reason, thought that...

Newspaper Spies: Part 6 – Early Morning Plans

Newspaper Spies: Part 6 – Early Morning Plans

“To Mars? Are you sure?” “Yes! Yes, I’m sure.” “How do you know?” Oliver’s gaze moved to the floor beneath...

Newspaper Spies: Part 5-Rockets

Newspaper Spies: Part 5-Rockets

   I glanced back at where Oliver seemed to be looking.  “The rockets? Yeah, Why? What’s going on?” I had...

Newspaper Spies: Part 4 – News and Pasta

Newspaper Spies: Part 4 – News and Pasta

Oliver walked me home. Not in the romantic way (I think my exclamation at his coffee suggestion made that very clear)...

Newspaper Spies: Part 3 – Coffee Conversations

Newspaper Spies: Part 3 – Coffee Conversations

The foam leaf atop my coffee was slowly becoming deformed as I sipped. A light hazelnut aroma rose from Oliver’s...

Newspaper Spies: Part 2 – Ice Sculptures

Newspaper Spies: Part 2 – Ice Sculptures

The mid afternoon sky was beginning to darken as Oliver and I sat on the bench. My arms ached from...

Newspaper Spies: Part 1 – From Behind the Paper

Newspaper Spies: Part 1 – From Behind the Paper

As I walked past a park bench, I had the oddest sensation that someone was looking at me. I looked...