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Keeping Watch

A boy’s mysterious disappearance at sea leads his father into trying to discover the secret of a remote cove.

The Other Side of the Coin

A small boy is forced to play a deadly game of survival amongst the life and death of a second world war concentration camp.

The experiment

A short post Christmas Horror story. I dont know whether I found it in some yellowed book or whether it was a bad dream. It tells the grisly story of an executed criminal .With apologies to Mary Shelley .

The warrior

I have tried to represent what it was like, when my son suffered Encephalitis (swelling of the brain) almost all the story is absolutely true, apart from the fantasy opening ,but there is a skull in the science museum exactly … Continue reading

Romanians

The narrator is visiting his uncle, Nico, a Greek farmer who has returned to the family land and is struggling to cope. Itinerant Romanian laborers stop to ask for work, and despite his reservations and prejudice Nico is slowly won … Continue reading

Why Does it Have to Happen to Me?

A thirteen year old girl writing about her parents and their seperation.

Paddling

Short (c. 800 word) depiction of an incident where a recently-widowed young mother, on a beach with her toddler and baby, suffers a panic attack.

While the Night is Young

A predator hunts while silly young girls are oblivious. But all is not what it seems.

Dreaming Shadows

Fictional short story. First person narrative of a loving man and woman sleeping, an event that becomes life changing within the night.

JUST BETWEEN THE TWO OF US

A very short story about a grieving wife.

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