Tag: Paranormal

  • Under The Roundabout

    Under The Roundabout

    YA short story this time – Colin Devonshire Under the Roundabout ‘Leave my daughter alone. You filthy layabout.’ A young mother snatched the toddler away from Peggy the Bag. ‘She fell from the swing, I was helping her up.’ Peggy said cringing. The mother squared up to Peggy. The bag lady fell to the playground…

  • And Your Name Is?

    And Your Name Is?

    FREE short story – Colin Devonshire And Your Name Is? “It looks like suicide.” “She can’t be older than ten. Why on earth?” Detective Lou Reynolds said to a uniformed officer. “Sir, I know her, she lives in the village. I play cricket with her dad.” “Any problems in the family?” “No, they are all…

  • To Write a Wrong

    To Write a Wrong

    FREE short story by Colin Devonshire To Write a Wrong “Yes, yes, I’m coming. But, I must finish this first,” Geoff said. He grabbed an A4 sheet from his printer, balled the paper and missed the bin. “I’m sick of waiting for you. I’m going now.” Cyn, Geoff’s girlfriend, shouted from the bottom of the…

  • Peachcroft Woods

    Peachcroft Woods

    A short story by Colin Devonshire Peachcroft Woods “Go on, get it. What a baby!” said Perks. “Go on then you get it,” said Gums. “I’m not getting it, you kicked it, you fetch it!” ordered Smithy. I looked at my friends. No one budged. Myself included.  We all lived on a council-run estate, some…

  • Cannot Be

    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 wash…