Jam Dai!

Free short story – Back to Thailand. By Colin Devonshire. Jam Dai “I remember! You said, you, you, you promised, that we could go somewhere.” Silence answered. “You promised!” screeched Yaya. “I remember,” her voice quietened to a whisper. She kicked at the seated boyfriend. It was early Monday evening. Yaya had studied Business EnglishContinue reading “Jam Dai!”

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”

Here I Am

Free short story by Colin Devonshire Here I Am The bus rumbled like an empty stomach. We missed the bus stop by ten yards. It did stop. I got off alone. I didn’t wave; I trundled on; I had a hand-drawn map; it was damp with sweat, was it the right place? I thought so.Continue reading “Here I Am”


A short story by Colin Devonshire Solid “So, what do you think of the new house?” “It’s old.” “Yes, but look, character dribbles out of the teak.” “Has it got Wi-Fi?” “Not yet, but soon, the engineer will fit it, he’s booked. Relax.” Austin couldn’t wait to leave central Bangkok. His girlfriend, Hathai, was notContinue reading “Solid”


A short story by Colin Devonshire Snowed-In “You have got to be joking?” “No, I mean it, we are stuck.” “You are telling me, I’ve travelled all this way. Bought loads of clothes, learned how to ski, used up two weeks of my holiday time, and now we are stuck in this room?” “It isContinue reading “Snowed-In”

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”

I Don’t Know Why?

A FREE short story by Colin Devonshire I Don’t Know Why? “I don’t know why, but I get a funny feeling when I’m near her,” Chas said. He was sitting looking at his shoes. Not that his shoes were anything special. Scuffed school footwear. “Yeah, I can see it in your face,” Patsi answered. “YouContinue reading “I Don’t Know Why?”

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?”