Category: Short Stories

Out of the Frying Pan

The sound of the sirens was growing louder. Please let them arrive soon he thought. He was trapped in the front seat of his car and only the occasional glimmer of moonlight enabled him to see his surroundings His head was still spinning from the events that led to his current predicament and his brief
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The Well

They heard it again. A distant but clear sound that seemed to be coming from the well. The pair had been exploring the ruined village of Arenque, high in the foothills of the Pyrenees. It was a recommended diversion in a; “things to do” book, on their walk along “The Way”. The once prosperous collection
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ordinary lives

The light faded quickly in the city as the sun began to set behind high rise landscape. The young woman sat alone on the balcony enjoying the warm air and the changing colours of the buildings. Not quite the beautiful changes that happen to the trees in the autumn, but there was something magical about
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Pet Hates

Lizzy had been in the same house for many years and she liked living there. It was quiet and secluded and yet she always felt safe and comfortable with her neighbours. Although many of them had pets, the cats didn’t stray in her garden and the dogs were generally well behaved. Today however, Bobby, the
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