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Short Stories

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11 min read

This is about Dixie

* Story contains bad language

It all began with a new electronic cat flap ...

8 min read

Mark

An author, at work on the third chapter of his eighth novel, is interrupted by an encyclopaedia salesman.

39 min read

The Adventure Of The Missing Three Quarter

Holmes investigates the disappearance of the top player in the Cambridge University Rugby team on the eve of a match against Oxford.

47 min read

The Adventure Of The Speckled Band

A woman dies at night in a locked room, crying out in pain: 'It was the band! The speckled band!'. Holmes investigates.

6 min read

Canossa

The government's success in a by-election becomes dependant on the acquittal of an obviously guilty man.

5 min read

My Beloved Edith

An old man, his memory failing, searches for the grave of his lost love.

9 min read

A Still Life

Two women are forced to come to terms with breast cancer.

54 min read

The $30,000 Bequest

* Story contains bad language

Morality tale based on an elderly uncle's promise of his fortune to a thrifty couple.

11 min read

Leaving Bill

Truda paused at the gate and tried to calm her racing heart.

11 min read

Fear

A man describes the most frightening night of his life.

4 min read

The Little Match Girl

The classic sad fairy tale about a poor little match girl selling matches in the snow at Christmas.

8 min read

A Lifestyle

When his key breaks off on the inside of his apartment, the narrator must fight bureaucracy and apathy in increasingly desperate attempts to

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