Category: Short Stories

A small charge for the flowers

The fire engines had passes a few minutes earlier and now in his rear view mirror were the lights of the ambulance. As it passed he could see the glow on the horizon indicating a serious incident ahead. His first thought was the possibility of a diversion, but he quickly recognised his selfishness and hoped
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For a man of your age

Unusual, For a Man of Your Age The decision, when it came, was easy. He had been feeling unwell all day and had gone to bed early to help sleep it off. It was now four in the morning and the pain in his abdomen was intense. He had to see someone. Quickly dressing in
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The Sound of Silence

It wasn’t the noise of the crickets that irritated Rodger; it was the incessant nature of the noise. The only thing he found more annoying was the noise of the frogs that followed, after sunset. He had lain in the same spot each evening and night for three days, surveying the small house and its
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Light at the end of the tunnel

Giles had been looking forward to his weekend break after three weeks of continuous night shifts. Shortage of staff caused by Br….; he couldn’t bring himself to say the word. Things were not getting off to the best start; the taxi was late. He was just about to call in when his phone rang, “Sorry
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