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I have 427 stories published in 7 collections on the site.
My stories have been read 286055 times and 75 of my stories have been cherry picked.

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David Hadley

David Hadley lives in the Black Country, West Midlands, UK.

His writing has been published in several magazines in the UK and US. Many of his pieces have been Cherry-picked by the editors at abctales.com, including some selected as Story of the Week. (http://www.abctales.com/user/38640).

His books are available here: http://www.amazon.co.uk/-/e/B005DFN62Q (UK) or here: http://www.amazon.com/-/e/B005DFN62Q (US).

My stories


The Desert of Her Dreams

There are dreams buried under these rocks and stones. The desert is dry, bare, desolate. But there was life here once, I can feel it. Of the many...

The Day of the Pets

All over the place, people were being… well, people. Which, even if you’ve had only a modicum of experience of people, is enough for you to...

The Greatest Explorer of Our Time

Undoubtedly, the UK’s leading contemporary explorer is Lord Traipser Meandering. Meandering and his team of fellow adventurers have explored some of...
Gold cherry

A Song of Fish and Chips

‘I am Doris Drizzleborn, mother of poodles and auntie to labradors.’ She stood, proud defiance in every bone of her body, plastic mac rustling in the...

Sifting Through

Sifting Through Can we form new days out of the ghosts Of memory? Or is it all lost, forgotten Left covered in dust blown in over it By these cold...