Category Archives: Short Stories

Night to Remember

“I can’t run any further, Tom,” gasped Dave unsteady on his feet. “We’ve got no choice – if we don’t keep going we’re both dead.  Now run.” Dave had looked at his friend before he took off again; the sincerity … Continue reading

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Do Not Disturb

The killer knew that within seconds the body would be discovered, despite the sign on the door asking for privacy. The maid had only herself to blame. The sign was there for a reason; ignoring it in order to tick … Continue reading

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The Lonely Road

It seems so hopeless and you need hope, as without hope there is only darkness. A darkness that tightens my chest so much that a mere breath causes more pain, more hurt. The loss won’t leave me, why won’t it … Continue reading

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Foolish Felicity

Felicity looked up from her book as someone had entered the library who clearly loved the sound of their own voice. She tutted her irritation. Do people have no manners any more? She came here for peace from the chaos. … Continue reading

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Dirty Little Lies

Jack froze. The enormity of what had happened slowly sunk in. He could stay and face up to what he had done or he could revert to type and flee. The conflict of emotion was so difficult that his chest … Continue reading

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Taking Risk

“What are you doing?” “Trust me Adam. You do trust me don’t you?” Adam looked at Lisa. Those green eyes that sparkled as the light caught them. He could never say no to her. Every moment without her ached. “Of … Continue reading

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Happy New Year

Damien twitched as the phone continued to ring. It was relentless. His leg bounced up and down as his anxiety rose. “The phone won’t answer itself,” barked Hilary, in her usual patronising tone. It was a tone which implied that … Continue reading

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