Short Stories/Work in Progress

My book is coming soon. 

My debut short-story collection, Lizard-Monkeys and Other stories is on the last stages of production. Check-out my interview in the Doha Heat Podcast for more information. Happy New Year 2019! 

For more details check-out my new interview in the Doha Heat Podcast.


Las Navidades del Chupacabras: Part VI”

by Roxanna Piedrafuette

Reality or fantasy? Truth, lies, or magical realism? Las Navidades del Chupacabras—Christmas of the Chupacabras comes to a conclusion with a mysterious encounter in a deserted road. 

Parts I-V are also available here in the menu of Short Stories/Work in Progress.

“Las Navidades del Chupacabras: Part V”

by Roxanna Piedrafuette

Damaris thinks she hit a dog with the car, but did she? Find out in part five of Christmas of the Chupacabras. 

“Las Navidades del Chupacabras: Part IV”

by Roxanna Piedrafuette

A promise had been made; a promise is about to be fulfilled. Christmas’ Eve at the Pimentel’s is in full swing while coquito and ron caña flow as do the memories and stories that hold this singular family together.


by Roxanna Piedrafuette

Part III


The preparations for la promesa are in full swing but Guillo is unsettled. What happened between him and his uncle?


by Roxanna Piedrafuette

Parts I and II 


On the bright morning of December 24, 1997, Guillermo “Guillo” Pimentel was driving his girlfriend Damaris to his hometown of Lajas in the southwest coast of Puerto Rico. They were going there to help fullfil la promesa that his  deeply catholic mother María del Pilar, and his spiritist medium aunt Eulalia, had made to his great-grandmother on the day of her death, which just happened to be the day that Guillo himself had been born. 

A highly-imaginative story about aliens, spirits, and the Virgin Mary.

“Adela’s Walk”

by Roxanna Piedrafuette


An emergency call brings Adela to her native Puerto Rico after five years without having seen her family. A walk in her old neighborhood revives old memories and makes her examine the life choices that had led her to that precise moment in time.

Is everything perfect in paradise? Was it ever like that?


by Roxanna Piedrafuette


There was a time in the first few years of their marriage that François and Mariana could not stop talking to each other, joking with each other, discussing their jobs and plans, the invincible and indivisible team that they felt they were. Now it was so rare to find enough time to enjoy together.

Two dystopian love stories with a common thread develop in a not-so-distant future.


“there’s no perfect Man/QUE PERDONES A RAMÓN”

by Roxanna Piedrafuette


Angélica Pagán was a successful young woman, college educated, bilingual, with a great job and plenty of friends, but her family insisted that if she did not get married soon, none of that would matter.

Did she have any other choice or would she end up an old maid? a despised and lonely jamona?



by Roxanna Piedrafuette


Él era simplemente un muchacho tímido tratando de impresionar a la chica de sus sueños, sin poder comprender que los sueños no se hacen, uno los hace realidad.

¿Cómo encontrar el verdadero amor? ¿Cómo lograr que esa persona especial que ha captado nuestra atención se encuentre igualmente cautivada por nosotros?


by Roxanna Piedrafuette


A coming of age story full of joy a love. Y alguna que otra malapalabra, pero lo que más importa es el amor.

“We ran everywhere; we climbed over fallen logs and debris, fences, chicken coops, trees, up the ladder into my grandmother’s roof from which we terrorized the housewives in our side of the barrio.”

Coming Soon:

“First Kiss”

by Roxanna Piedrafuette

“Sometimes you kiss a prince only to discover he has the heart of a frog.”

“First Kiss” an Adelita Guzmán short story, available soon on my short story collection “Lizard-Monkeys and Other Stories”

“The Day that he Proposed”

A techno-thriller by Roxanna Piedrafuette

“What would you say if your girlfriend was jealous of your smartphone? What would you do if your smartphone was murderously jealous of your girlfriend?

“The Day that He Proposed” a techno-thriller. First chapters available starting on 2019, on

“The Socialization of Marcella Booker”

A science fiction novel by Roxanna Piedrafuette

“What is it that truly makes us human?

“The Socialization of Marcella Booker” a science fiction novel. First chapters available starting on 2020, on

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