At All Costs…

Genre: Thriller  Warning: Adult Content

Joy stood still, mesmerized. Stepping closer she pressed her nose against the glass, causing the sales ladies inside to laugh. Her chest complained and she remembered to take a breath. It couldn’t be!

The mannequin in the window was wearing a dream. Her dream. Flowing organza in cherry red, swirled with diamante and net. It moved in the aircon, flowing and calling to her. She had to have it. At all costs.…

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Waking alone she realized it was true. He was gone for good. And it was her fault. “If only’s…’ If only she hadn’t gotten drunk. If only Ronnie hadn’t popped in. If only Jonno wasn’t late. If only they hadn’t fought that morning. If only……

The Good Husband

Genre:  Thriller  Caution: Upsetting Content

Desdemona searched “Modern Day Embalming Practices”. She spent ages pouring through the information until she was quite confident with what had to be done.

‘Popping out honey’ she said over her shoulder to Dave. She left her husband of 35 years in his easy chair. Cheating, lying bastard. She smiled to herself as she headed off to the store, humming in a not entirely sane manner.…

The Thing in the Well…

Genre: Horror

‘Hello? Helloooooo?’

Cindy threw a stone into the well, waiting for the splash.

1…2…3 splash! The well was deep and had water in it. She was fascinated and cautious at the same time. Her greatest fear was dropping Miss Mindy into the water and she clutched her dolly against her chest as she peeped in.…