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”

Don’t Go Out In The Rain!

FREE short story, read here or listen to Anchor.fm 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 devastatingContinue reading “Don’t Go Out In The Rain!”

Mother’s Day? Father’s Day? Why Not Brother’s Day?

A FREE short story by Colin Devonshire, here and on Anchor.fm “Why the evil eyes, what’s the matter with you two?” a cheerful Mum asked her two sons. “Keep smiling Mum, at least there is one lucky person, unbowed by grief. I haven’t seen Andy’s cheerful mug for weeks,” smirked Mart. “I’m sick of theContinue reading “Mother’s Day? Father’s Day? Why Not Brother’s Day?”

Stuff It!

A FREE short story by Colin Devonshire, read here or listen at Anchor.fm “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 herContinue reading “Stuff It!”

When Cold Sets In

A FREE short story by Colin Devonshire – http://www.dark-novels.com anchor.fm When Cold Sets In “Did you shut the door?” asked Joe. “Of course I did, do you think I’m stupid?” answered Greg. “It’s bad enough having to work on a night like this.” “Did you drive in?” asked Greg. “Yeah, I would not walk,” saidContinue reading “When Cold Sets In”

Day Nine

A FREE short story by Colin Devonshire, read here or listen to Anchor.fm Day Nine Day nine was Christmas Day, the family had all gathered; they decorated the table with holly and crackers. We were all smiling, Dad had been generous with gifts this year. Mum carried the turkey from the oven. Uncle Pete stood,Continue reading “Day Nine”

Beat Stops!

FREE short story – set in Thailand Beat Stops! “Your seat, sir,” the air hostess cleaned some imaginary dust from its cushion. The passenger looked around before answering, “Thanks, I’d like to sleep, so no interruptions.” His crumpled Daily Mail hit the floor. The headline glared up at him, ‘Guitarist – Dead’. “I know you,”Continue reading “Beat Stops!”