19. Halloween Story – The nineteenth floor

“The lift never stops on the nineteenth floor,” the two guys from IT were talking beside me. “Sure,” grinned the bigger guy, “ that’s because of the ghost.” They didn’t see me shiver. They stepped out and the lift lurched upwards. The truth was I always felt colder as I passed the nineteenth floor. I’dContinue reading “19. Halloween Story – The nineteenth floor”

4. The Fourth Chair

  Carl did not like his brother-in-law Phillip. Phillip always seemed to know things, almost like he could read Carl’s mind. From their first meeting, to the day of Susie’s wedding, to the funeral of Carl’s aunt a few weeks ago, Phillip had that smug smile. But now Susie and Phillip had arrived on theContinue reading “4. The Fourth Chair”

Flash Fiction 10 – Ghosts

“Tell me again about this ghost.” Brenda looked up from her magazine. The earnest young man who had checked in that afternoon was leaning over the hotel counter.  She sighed. Tourists to this part of south-west England were always fascinated by the supernatural. “They say she’s the ghost of a mysterious woman who came toContinue reading “Flash Fiction 10 – Ghosts”