Admire the Scaredy Cat

Genre:  Thriller

Admire and Johannes bounced along the forest road, their tyres crunching leaves and kicking up dust. It was dark in the forest, chilly mist providing the only break from the deepest black.

Admire spoke non-stop to a nodding Johannes. He had learnt to shut up and listen, Admire didn’t give him a chance. As soon as they were through the forest and Admire had relaxed, he would get a word in. Johannes understood that Admire was scared, no, petrified of driving through this stretch home. It was unavoidable as the alternate route took him nearly 30 miles further out of his way. So he pocketed his fear and drove through.…

Shorts 2

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.…