Robert Craven

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I have 51 stories published in 0 collections on the site.
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My stories

The last Job

THE LAST JOB “I always hated the rain,” said Brian. “Good for the farmers,” replied Ed. “The poor farmers,” “There’s no such thing.” “How do you know...

Holt: The Andalan Affair Chapter one (wip)

Cairo 1956 A mosquito hovered lazily, moving in ever tighter decreasing circles, its drone nothing but a whisper. Sebastian Holt was awake and lay...
Gold cherry

Along a Roman Road

I’m travelling to Lexhane, along a Roman Road; Where twinkl’d glass beckons me through hidden river fords. To a pond that softly brooks and whispers...

a Jazz copy called Vanessa

I have a bass guitar, Its a Jazz-copy that I call Vanessa; Vanessa is my road bass, and travelled around with me in a battered old flight case. Along...

Quitting Time

"Quitting time" A watch hand moves in a mechanical twitch A cigarette smoulders on a chipped china saucer A magazine title reads 'Want to start over...