Horror

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Blue skies, apple pies.

Rework of a previous story i have posted, taking some things on board :) A young boy discovers the darker side of his idyllic hometown.
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And He Called It The Devil (Part 1)

The twins weren't bullies. Nothing like that. They just liked to have a laugh. You had to have a laugh, if you wanted to get through on the farm. It...

The Family Feast

Her heart was beating fast and her brow sweating as she hid in the dingy little cupboard in the kitchen. She couldn’t believe it. Her mind was still...
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Black Cross (Chapter Eight)

Ebony dropped the bin liner next to Jennifer’s rucksack and took six steps back, waiting for acknowledgement. The girl was slow to react. Ebony...

Blackbirds

It will get better, some say. It was one of those bird days, when they all came to lodge, outstayed their welcome, hopped into every room, fluttered...
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Silver Daughter

Talk had it she was from the island. There weren’t supposed to be folk living there, apart from the lighthouse men. She was a foundling. Dr Innes had...
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Black Cross (Chapter Seven)

Thomas Wade lit another Carlton and inhaled deeply, savouring the rush of nicotine flooding his brain. The ashtray before him was stuffed with...
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The Second Move

She lived at number six, though of course the need for numbers was now superfluous. He opened the bothersome small white gate, knocked, and waited...