The old man leaned on the wall and looked at the house. It was, he had to admit, not the prettiest house. Continue reading Ambleside by Tim Fellows
Castleton on the river where Dutch
sailors roamed with Henry Hudson
in an age of haunted hollows Continue reading The Guest Room Closet by James H Duncan
Her slender fingers brushed the palm of his hand.
‘Your hands are rough,’ she said, kissing them.
‘Oh, thanks,’ he said.
‘They’re still my favourite part of you.’ Continue reading Chimaera by Steven Bruce
Anyone will tell you I’m a scream. I’m the life and soul of the party, me. I like a bit of banter, I like to shake things up. Get people going. It’s a laugh. They love it really. They get into the spirit of the thing, acting like they are upset and shaking and crying but they are just hamming it up. Continue reading Surprise! by Michele Alter Brenton
Angie lay like a corpse, flat on her back on the white marble floor, next to the barrier for Platform 17. Continue reading Vitoria Xavier by Louisa Campbell