Little King Scrolls

A Joe Velletri Novella

On the night of March 12th, 1909, a famous NYPD detective is gunned down on the streets of Palermo. With their most fierce adversary gone, Don Vito and his extensive criminal organisation can breathe – and commit crime – a little easier.

 

But what if the detective had survived?

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Flash Fiction

The hundred word story project came about one Saturday afternoon in the town of Caldonazzo. As Hannes and I drank weißbier down at the lake, we wondered how we could combine his artwork with my words. How we could tell stories that would grab people, hold them and – in a flash – fill them with an emotion, be it anger, fear, delight, sadness. An emotion that wants out.

They rode into town at sundown, wild boys on black horses. Sorrow, on a white horse with no saddle, galloped ahead of them...

Sons of Sorrow

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Sons of Sorrow

Giuseppina was

a relentless cook.

Never had the pasta been anything but al dente. The boy sat in the big armchair in the...

The Sicilian Defence

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The Sicilian Defence

 The bird seller wore a white suit with white shoes. The cages too, he’d painted white.

To the boys that caught the birds...

The Bird Seller

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The Bird Seller

Azazil settled in Roches Noires and wore a white suit with white shoes. The cages too, he painted white.To the boys...

The Bird Seller

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