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Short Stories

Read them on the bus, at breakfast time...
Wherever, whenever!

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15 min read

John Sadness

Touching sci-fi story about the enduring connection between mother and child.

18 min read

A Prodigal Tale

He left at night, taking with him a change of clothes, a blanket, and a small bag of money which he found in his father’s room.

12 min read

Time Lost

The relationship between a father and his son is explored through their differing pastimes.

11 min read

The Young Girl

A coulple are left in charge of a difficult young girl while her mother visits a Casino.

11 min read

The Tell Tale Heart

So you think he's mad? Nervous? True! - but you should see how wisely he carries out his plan.

5 min read


The story of two friends who help each other to escape a hungry cook!

1 min read

The Ingenious Patriot

Witty reworking of the -style fable.

6 min read

Cap O’ Rushes

The English version of the fairy tale Cinderella.

11 min read


A tale of envy set in modern India.

14 min read

Red, Yellow and Purple

But in my head that summer before we moved into the town was yellow and purple and red and supremely happy

36 min read

The Black Doctor

When a popular local doctor is murdered, the angry brother of his ex-fiance seems the obvious suspect - until the doctor's uknown past begin

31 min read

The Discovery of the High Lama

* Story contains bad language

People aren't always what they seem.

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