An Act of Pure Kindness

Genre: Love Story

When Sally Brown died, her husband John, my neighbor retreated into himself. His grief he faced bravely and privately, even though he wore it on his face. They had been married for 42 years and he would probably be alone for the rest of his life.

Benji and I shared a fence, a jasmine and the occasional hello with him. Once or twice I tried to invite him over but he just smiled a smile that never reached his eyes and shook his head. We left it that way.…

The Grey Days

Genre: Thriller

The grey cloud spitting out rain matched her mood. Stacy sat watching her reflection in the dull, wet glass of her flat. It was raining cats and dogs outside. She wanted a hot coffee but was too lethargic to get it. There she stayed shivering and miserable.…