A Darker Forest

FREE short story by Colin Devonshire A Darker Forest A darker forest paints with blood in the sun sliding down its trees “Here we are, kids. I used to play hide and seek with your auntie when I was your age. Lovely old tree, isn’t it?” His memory, like Movietone, pictured his black and whiteContinue reading “A Darker Forest”

Oh, September!

FREE short story by Colin Devonshire. Oh September! “Babe, only a month to go. Thirty short days, and then you’ll be Mrs Pippa Peters!” said Mike Peters as he stroked her bare muscled back. “Are you trying to sing?” asked Pippa. “I can’t sing, but if I could, I’d sing for you.” “You are sweet,Continue reading “Oh, September!”

The Sound Of?

Colin Devonshire – Very short story! The Sound Of? “Where am I? What has happened?” I thought to myself. “Darkness, soundless, senseless. And, painless.” “It feels as if I’m floating in the black.” “Black what?” I wonder. How much later? There was no way of telling, but grey emerged from the centre of black. TheContinue reading “The Sound Of?”

Great Prank, Frank!

Fun short story by Colin Devonshire, here, Anchor.fm and Wattpad. Great Prank, Frank “And as I was saying,” Frank droned on. Frank’s brother had heard enough about how glorious life in Thailand is. “Oh, yeah, did I tell you about Jojo’s new motor-scooter? Brand new, would you believe it? We had to take it backContinue reading “Great Prank, Frank!”

Krasue

Short horror story from Thailand, by Colin Devonshire. A piercing scream cracked the bedroom mirror. “Honey, what’s wrong?” asked Billy, panting, as his fingers searched for his wife’s hand. Khmer expletives were yelled at him, none he understood. Breathing too fast, the young expectant mother regained her composure. Her chest lifted and fell gently inContinue reading “Krasue”

Who Are You? Who Am I?

A FREE short story by Colin Devonshire, read http://www.dark-novels.com or listen Anchor.fm Who Are You? Who Am I? A gentle click and a kittenish hum accompanied Amy’s unladylike yawn. She looked around and apologised to no one, at least no one awake. “It’s six o’clock, you asked me to call you,” as a lively nurseContinue reading “Who Are You? Who Am I?”

Splash Splash

A short story by Colin Devonshire, here or Anchor.fm Splash, splash “Thank you, darling. How wonderful, a break together, I never thought we’d do it,” Mags said. “Anything for the prettiest wife in the world,” Robin smiled. “Don’t get carried away with your praise, especially when you don’t mean it,” she chuckled. “We’ve had aContinue reading “Splash Splash”

Only In Bangkok!

FREE short story by Colin Devonshire, read here or listen Anchor.fm. Only in Bangkok! “That’s the thing about this city, you can do anything here,” said Pope. “Why do they call you Pope?” “The simple answer, it’s my name.” “Yeah? I don’t believe you.” “And I’m supposed to believe Gratis is your name?” The twoContinue reading “Only In Bangkok!”

If You Work For Big Al

FREE short story, read here or listen on Anchor.fm “I need to see you, now!” whispered Big Al. A whisper that melts phones. “On my way,” JD knew better than to argue with the man who paid his wages. He also knew that when Big Al whispered you had better move… fast. JD badly neededContinue reading “If You Work For Big Al”

The Jet Pee Nong 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 Nong Hotel”