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Paul Bell

My name is Paul Bell and being recently retired I have taken up creative writing in order to keep the little grey cells functioning as long as possible.

My stories


Although Winter had loosened its grip, it still had a few icy fingers wrapped around this March afternoon. A chilled darkness slowly began to...

Elementary My Dear Watson

His latest 1882 edition of Bradshaw's Guide provided all the information he needed for his journey to Sussex. At 7am he had taken a Hansom Cab from...

The Stuff of Nightmares

Dennis had the sort of face that made you want to smile when you saw it. It wore a quizzical expression, probably because he peered over his...
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The Last Shift

Danny switched on the kitchen light and peered at the clock on the wall above the cooker. It was 5.10am, the middle of Winter and two hours before...

The Waiting Game

'I'm sorry I'm late for my appointment Miss Good, but I've had problems with my car this morning and just to make things worse, the traffic was...