From time to time I share short stories with my blog readers.
Most are flash fiction – which is to say a complete story in about a thousand words.
Download the PDFs and they’re yours, for free.
It’s a Small World
Rhys thinks all his Christmases have come at once when a pretty girl asks for his phone number.
The Family Crystal
Nanny Faye is no one’s fool.
Lucky Old Harry
An elderly victim of online scammers gives fraud squad detective Sally Brooking an unexpected break.
The Silk Noose
It’s Joanne’s big break … maybe.
Steve takes Sally to the lake for the weekend. Big mistake!
All I Want For Christmas
Val is eight months pregnant and a long way from her Mom. Can Tim make her Christmas special?
The bowler’s holding the batsman’s what? Sean introduces Stella to Australia’s favourite summer sport.
The Ghost of the Short Thirteenth
A dream, a bet — mayhem.
The Spirit of Christmas
Bob’s fabulous light display gets the thumbs down from his grouchy neighbour.
A paranormal warning for a worried young man. This one’s a bit more serious.
Welcome to Australia
Here’s one for migrants like me. It’s based on my mother-in-law’s reminiscences about life in the Graylands migrant hostel in the early 1960s.