The walk through the coastal forest had taken longer than any of them expected, but there it was, just as Jason had said it would be. The ancient mansion stood in an overgrown clearing surrounded by the dense, dark woods. Continue reading Widow’s Watch by James H Duncan
Christmas used to be Annie’s favorite holiday. This year she dreaded it. She tried to muster up even a tiny bit of enthusiasm, but it just wasn’t the same. Nothing had been the same since her best friend died last spring in a car accident. Continue reading Beth’s Christmas Wish by Kimberly Wolkens
Loretta sat on her loft bed, scribbling lists of alliterations for her name in her journal.
Loony Loretta Continue reading I Can Fix That by Samantha Curreli
The first time it had happened, and he’d really seen her, he’d been trawling the pools, tracing his knuckles over crusted rocks, trailing his fingers in the water. Continue reading Deep Marks by Ali Jones
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