Art For Art’s Sake!

A short story by Colin Devonshire Art for Art’s Sake “Dad, what are you doing?” Jilly asked. “That’s it, I’ve had enough,” said her father. “You have, what about the rest of us?” “I took over this shop from my mum, we had a thriving business. Now, it’s gone, the world has gone mad. IContinue reading “Art For Art’s Sake!”

One Star!

FREE short story by Colin Devonshire One Star “Thank you, most entertaining. That was the most tasteless meal I’ve ever had the misfortune to not eat. I was going to say eat, but I hate to lie. I couldn’t swallow a mouthful,” Chantana said as she pointed her spoon at a gooey mess of chickenContinue reading “One Star!”

Beat The Beach

Thank you, readers. I’ve been writing short stories for some time because of the comments and support I’ve been given I decided to publish the tales. First up are the ‘dark’ stories set in Thailand with Thai characters. It is available as an ebook and paperback. Amazon – Paperback – Here Amazon – ebook –Continue reading “Beat The Beach”

Phu Ying

Short story by Colin Devonshire Phu Ying? “WHOA, THAT WAS close,” Jeah breathed.The door frame splintered above his head.“His bodyguards must have had shooting practice?” he whispered to himself.Jeah ducked and rolled sideways, laying on his front he fired two shots in quick succession. The guards crumpled. Walking towards the car, the driver stretched hisContinue reading “Phu Ying”

Somewhere… Over The What?

FREE short story by Colin Devonshire Somewhere… Over The What? This was not what he wanted or expected. His life had changed, finished university with a degree, a job, not well paid, but a decent start. He found a house, old and tatty, but it had all the furniture he needed. And a first steadyContinue reading “Somewhere… Over The What?”

Cheers, God

FREE short story, by Colin Devonshire Cheers, God “I am a lucky boy. We have a strong Wi-Fi connection today. I can watch my favourite series.” “That’s great, you enjoy it. Do you want a cup of tea?” “Thanks, mum, I’d love one, with a biscuit or three?” “One biscuit, watch your weight,” mum said.Continue reading “Cheers, God”

Not Far Enough from Worries

Today we start a new chapter with Dark-Novels – Literally a new chapter. Weekly we’ll publish a part of one of our full-length novels. Here we go with the Prologue and Chapter 1 of a story set in Thailand. Let us know what you think? Prologue THAILAND INDEPENDENCE MOVEMENT In the early 1950s and throughContinue reading “Not Far Enough from Worries”

Tea Junction

A free short story by Colin Devonshire Tea Junction “I’m gasping for a cuppa,” said Angie. “We will not have your usual,” Suk answered. Angie was the new girl at Pert Exports, she brewed the office tea. That wasn’t her job, she was head of international sales. But, as the new girl, she made theContinue reading “Tea Junction”

Happy New What?

A FREE short story by Colin Devonshire Happy New What? “Happy New Year!” he shouted from the hole in the broken glass of the 30th-floor condo window. Fireworks exploded below, rockets screeched around. His sarcasm was wasted on the heavy Bangkok air. He turned and saw her stooped, broken and bent across the dining chair,Continue reading “Happy New What?”

Never, Never

A FREE short story by Colin Devonshire, this time set in London. Never, Never “As they say, ‘Better Late Than Never’, whatever that means?” Alfred said to his wife. He wasn’t sure if she understood. She gave no sign. He hoped for a smile, even a glint from her sightless eyes. He could wish. HisContinue reading “Never, Never”