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Fiction

4 min read

The Image Of The Lost Soul

A sweet-voiced but lonely bird finds refuge with an isolated statue.

41 min read

The Vampyre

* Story contains bad language

A young man becomes involved with the mysterious, mirthless Lord Ruthven.

39 min read

The Private History of a Campaign that Failed

* Story contains bad language

The misadventures of a group of reluctant soldiers during the American civil war - in many ways, this story anticipates Catch 22.

10 min read

The Great Bell

Humorous parable about a king who unwisely seeks advice from his subjects on a tough engineering problem.

32 min read

Lady with Lapdog

* Story contains bad language

A bored middle-aged adulterer picks up a young married woman little expecting the great love that will develop.

20 min read

The Mummy's Foot

A man buys the mummified foot of an Egyptian princess as a paperweight but soon finds his dreams disturbed.

70 min read

Connor + Jenny

* Story contains bad language

"Sometimes I wonder if there's ever an exact moment when your life changes"

20 min read

I Should Have Been Kissing You

* Story contains bad language

"He said follow the beat. Teddy thought, this the beat, isn’t it?"

13 min read

A Bird Of Bagdad

* Story contains bad language

The story of a suitor, a riddle and an ever-helpful restaurenteur.

53 min read

The Ancient Burial Grounds of Tonopah

* Story contains bad language

Grady drives out into the desert in search of gold.

24 min read

No. 1 Branch Line: The Signal-Man

A frightened railway signal-man is plagued by premonitions of distasters.

4 min read

The Kiss

What feelings lie behind a kiss?