The Short Stories
Here’s a selection of my short stories. They’re all in Adobe Acrobat (PDF) format, which is compatible with most readers etc. Most of them feature in the anthology, available through Amazon (PB/ Kindle) (see the Welcome page).
Aunt Tracey’s Voyaging – SF. Aunt Tracey wants to keep her independence.
Bedtime Stories – But who’s listening?
Billy’s New Hill – The first time I held you . . .
Billy’s Big Dance – Billy’s a little older now.
The Bus – An allegory for our times.
The Next Wave – Did you know that no part of the the Maldives lies more than 2.4 metres above sea level?
The Sorrowful Mysteries – A tale of remembrance.
Campusnet– Memories of student days.
Car Park Death – A ghost story?
The Case of the Colour-Blind Captain – Another case for Holmes and Watson.
Duty – A mother’s regrets.
Facing the Cliffs – a sea story.
Falling – Saved by a partygoer?
Garden Design – Murder in the family.
The Grey Folk – They’ll grant your last wish . . .
He is Alive – A man’s past is always with him.
The Memoirs of Moira – The detective and the writer.
Missing Derek – Derek’s walked out and it’s not fair.
Old Bruises – A cautionary tale.
One Small Step needs as much courage as a big one.
Out of the Office – What you can learn from e-mails.
Sleeping Beauty – It’s about what’s inside.
The Slot at the Bottom of the Door – The loneliness of a hostage?
Spirit of the Game – Be careful who you challenge . . .
Trixie – It’s good to walk the dog . . .
Ultimate Combat 7 – Be careful what you wish for.
Wet Encounter – A chance meeting at a railway station.
Wounded – Some hurts take longer to heal.
A Few Minutes Longer
A Drop in Custom – Terrorism affects us all.
Mobio 6151 – A helpful phone?