The Jet Pee Long Hotel

by Colin Devonshire – Read or listen to more short stories here https://anchor.fm/colin-devonshire The Jet Pee Nong Hotel “Jet Pee Nong, what the hell is that?” asked the walk-in customer. “That, my friend, is the name of a magnificent hotel in a brilliant resort, on the holiday you’ve been dreaming of,” answered the overly keenContinue reading “The Jet Pee Long Hotel”

Don’t Go Out In The Rain!

“To end today’s ‘World News Report’, we have some sad news of our own. Experienced journalist Robert Perkins has died at his home tonight, after reporting on the storms in the Lake District. His wife informed us of the devastating news an hour ago, we have nothing extra to add at this time. We areContinue reading “Don’t Go Out In The Rain!”

Stuff It!

“I’ve known you for months now, you’ve taken me out to gorgeous restaurants, we’ve seen wonderful shows together, and you have even met my parents, so why have you never invited me to your place?” asked Annie. Annie pushed down with her chubby fists into the small pockets of her baggy cardigan. Chris wondered howContinue reading “Stuff It!”

Art of the Arcane at it Again!

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The Sour Cake Murder

“I suppose you expect to win the Christmas cake competition again this year?” asked Patty, the radio newspaper reporter. “I don’t like to brag, but, well, you know. I am the best baker in the village, so, I guess I’ll win… Again,” answered a grinning Gino. The listeners did not notice the raised eyebrows ofContinue reading “The Sour Cake Murder”

Cannot Be

A short story by Colin Devonshire, read it here or listen on https://anchor.fm/colin-devonshire Cannot Be “He was so small, delicate, perfect. Why oh why?” tears streamed. “Darling, please stop. You can’t bring him back.” “No, I know. It’s so sad.” Mrs Jackie Adams pulled her hand from Mr Joe Adams’ grip. “I’m going to washContinue reading “Cannot Be”

Missing, not missed

A new short horror story, available on http://www.dark-novels.com or at https://anchor.fm/colin-devonshire MISSING – NOT MISSED! “The police don’t fucking believe me!” “What did you tell them?” “What do you think? I told them what I saw.” Pub owner, Jimmy, scratched his unshaven jowls. The sound of scraping calloused fingers against a three-day growth was betterContinue reading “Missing, not missed”

Viking Visit

A FREE short story, read or listen Viking Visit Freja was thrashing the sopping sheets, mumbling what sounded like curses. ‘Wake up,’ her boyfriend shouted, even though he thought it was the wrong call.  ‘Is waking someone from a nightmare the thing to do or not,’ Jack asked himself. Soothing her wet face. He wasContinue reading “Viking Visit”

My Sister the Dandelion

My Sister the Dandelion “I didn’t feel it, I didn’t hear it. I knew it was there. Like a dandelion seed floating by my ear. I sensed it.” Jim said to his sister. He expected no answer. A tear dropped, splashing closed eyelids. “I know you are here, I feel that too.” “Come on, Jim.Continue reading “My Sister the Dandelion”

Scrumping

by Colin Devonshire – First published on http://www.dark-novels.com SCRUMPING “I thought you were going to get me some apples?” Abby glared at her husband. “I am, give me a chance,” Andy tutted, “Can’t you see I’m busy?” “Put your betting slips away, and get outside, find me at least thirty cookers for my pies. AndContinue reading “Scrumping”