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John Jones

As a native of Liverpool, England, I write twisted tales of horror, crime and mystery, and sometimes I'll dabble in other genres. I have written over ninety short stories, two novels and appeared in various publications. When I am not writing I enjoy drawing and painting.

My stories


The Shadow

Target acquired, silence essential. I observe the back of the house from here concealed by this bush. I am a master of stealth, and shadows are my...


The letter rested on the mantle-piece, daring him to read it again, and he knew he would, just not yet. If he had been partial to alcohol, then he...

End of the line

The book on speaking Italian was of no interest to him, despite looking at it with apparent interest. He was in fact, surreptitiously looking through...


Arrogant, cocky, over-confident were a few of the labels that could, and were, levelled at Greg Curtis, a 38 year-old fork-lift truck driver at a...

Scarlet sunrise

The boy was terrified, his eyes conveying fear like that he had never known. He was four years old, and tied to a steel chair, a gag around his mouth...