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, someContinue reading “Peachcroft Woods”

Oh, I Have a Choice!

A FREE short story by Colin Devonshire Oh, To Have A Choice! “You’ve got it all. Why look so miserable?” asked Micky. “I’ve got a lot on my mind.”  “You’re worried one girl will find out about the other,” laughed Micky. “Yeah, I guess it could be worse,” said Jones. The two men had beenContinue reading “Oh, I Have a Choice!”

Silly Sarah

They say ‘do not judge a book by its cover’, do not judge this short story by its featured image! Silly Sarah “I suppose you want me to take your dare now?” asked Pete. “Oh, yes, I think it is fair to ask, don’t you? I completed your quest?” answered Si. “I only dared youContinue reading “Silly Sarah”

The Gifts

A short story by Colin Devonshire The Gifts “Answer the door will you?” said Rod. “Yeah, yeah, who are you expecting?” answered Johanne. Johanne feeling somewhat underdressed in battered boxer shorts opened his mate’s front door with only his head showing. “There’s no one here. Wait a minute, what’s that?” He peered up and downContinue reading “The Gifts”

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”

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”

I Told You I’d Remember!

FREE short stories by Colin Devonshire here or Anchor.fm I Told You I’d remember! “Beautiful day,” said Dr Pinkly. “I’m so glad you decided not to keep us inside today,” answered Pauline. “Sun shining, fresh air, what could be better?” he said. “I could name a few things,” she answered. “Please don’t think of thisContinue reading “I Told You I’d Remember!”