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”

“The Wary Traveler” – news and reviews

  I just had to share this comment on my ebook page from the all-blogging, all-writing, all-drawing, all-book-reviewing, all-podcasting, creative powerhouse Anneque Malchien! Is there anything this girl can’t do? Here’s what Anneque said about “The Wary Traveler”: The Wary Traveller was very, very excellent. The pacing was perfect, it just dripped with tension andContinue reading ““The Wary Traveler” – news and reviews”

2. Two guests

There is something disturbing about an abandoned hotel. A house can fall into disrepair, windows broken, steps sagging, weeds sprouting through the floorboards. A house is easily forgotten. A hotel however is always waiting – waiting for someone to arrive. The hotel above Lake Hanopui was one such hotel. Built in the 1920s in theContinue reading “2. Two guests”

1. Muse

He first saw her in the middle of the city and he knew at once that she was the one. A dreamy girl with a sweet smile, eyes meeting his just as she disappeared into the crowds. He searched for her in vain. He was late for university that day. He saw her again overContinue reading “1. Muse”

Four Ghost Stories

I’ve been very busy lately and here’s one of the reasons why: “Four Ghost Stories” went up on Amazon this week. “What’s it all about?” I hear someone hollering. Basically it’s four ghost stories. Call a spade a spade I say, no fancy titles. More specifically, here’s the blurb: Four chilling ghost stories to sendContinue reading “Four Ghost Stories”

The Wary Traveler

Feeling cold? Wishing you were on summer holiday? Wishing you were on a really interesting summer holiday with unexpected supernatural twists? For a limited time only, “The Wary Traveler” is available for free on Amazon! Rush over there now to get your copy! No dawdling! Here’s the plot: It’s midsummer in the European Alps. FourContinue reading “The Wary Traveler”

Very short stories

How much can you do with two sentences? Here are five very short stories. The sunrise that morning was the most beautiful she had ever seen. With the clear pure light on her eyelids, the assassin began walking slowly across the desert. *  *  *  *  * The doorway he had summoned was a portalContinue reading “Very short stories”

Flash Fiction 11 – Zombie Stories

  Three hours into the five hour drive from Bungowan to Sydney, Brian started telling zombie stories. Katy tightened her grip on the wheel. Brian was the most annoying co-worker she had ever had. “- and he sucked the guy’s brains right out of his head! So,” Brian loosened his tie and opened a bagContinue reading “Flash Fiction 11 – Zombie Stories”

Flash Fiction 8 – Death and Life

Living in a large city, Lana rarely recognised the strangers around her. That was why she was so surprised to encounter the two gentleman, at such different times. The first time was on a bus, late one night. The streets were dark and she wasn’t sure if she should get off the bus at TownContinue reading “Flash Fiction 8 – Death and Life”

Flash Fiction 4 – You’ll never want to leave

“I never want to leave,” Janey said, resting her head on her husband’s shoulder. “Stay here forever?” Stan smiled, keeping his eyes on the road, “That’d be nice.” For the last month the couple had been traveling across Western Australia. They’d driven through the mysterious Pinnacles desert, climbed the red-rock canyons of the Kalbarri Gorges,Continue reading “Flash Fiction 4 – You’ll never want to leave”