johnshade

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I have 135 stories published in 11 collections on the site.
My stories have been read 127847 times and 108 of my stories have been cherry picked.

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My stories

Beach Hotel

Is anything sadder than ageing Brits and ageing Germans lounging in the sun? Does anything impel you to end your life so young?

The Proof: Chapter 8

One of the boys set fire to the newspaper with the dog shit inside it, while another waited by the doorbell, poised.

The Proof: Chapter 7

The autumn after that Charlie moved on to secondary school. It took him a while to settle in, but he gradually returned to his former pattern of scholastic excellence and social withdrawal.

Number Fifteen

This is a hypertext novel/ adventure game I started some years ago then abandoned. I can't really post it directly on ABCtales but you can read it by following the link in the comment below.
Cherry

The Proof: Chapter 6

The next morning, Miss Thomas went to work with a hangover. She hadn't intended to drink that much, not on a school night, but eating dinner with her friends always had a tendency to get out of hand.

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