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.

Five-Minute Tales

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 . . .

The Bus - An allegory for our times.

Daddy's Coming Home - for Royal Wootton Bassett.

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.

Ten-Minute Tales

Campusnet - Memories of student days.

Car Park Death - A ghost story?

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?

The 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?

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