Category Archives: literary fiction

The Rebirth

He opened his eyes to find himself in an empty home. He had no idea who he was, or how he’d come to be here. He tried to move, but screamed aloud in pain. His legs were just stumps, like … Continue reading

Posted in Children, Fan Fiction, fantasy, Flash Fiction, literary fiction, Thriller, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 3 Comments

The Visitor

It had been an arduous journey, and I had faced countless perils to reach here. But now, when I was finally at his house, my courage seemed to have deserted me. PHOTO PROMPT © Ronda Del Boccio He was such a … Continue reading

Posted in Children, Fan Fiction, Flash Fiction, Humour, literary fiction, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 32 Comments

The Endless Wait

Photo Courtesy James Pyles This is my last memory of her. Her last photograph, before she was taken so cruelly from us. She looks so happy and carefree here, playing with her friends at the Fair. My heart filled with … Continue reading

Posted in Children, Fan Fiction, Flash Fiction, literary fiction, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | 15 Comments

A Fresh Start

As his beautiful wife opens the door, I stare longingly at the ornate interiors of his palatial mansion. All this could have been mine, if the boy whom I’d raised as my own son had not betrayed me. Unable to … Continue reading

Posted in Fairy Tales, Fan Fiction, fantasy, Flash Fiction, Humour, literary fiction, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 4 Comments

The Makeover of Prazeres #PortugalPlots #28DaysInPortugal

The highway was empty, as usual, and my car spoke with the wind as it breezed towards Prazeres.   Prazeres, my village for forty years, means ‘Pleasures’ in Portuguese, and as I entered the village, I could see why. Flowers … Continue reading

Posted in Children, Humour, literary fiction, Travel, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

The Magic Bookshop #PortugalPlots #28DaysInPortugal

As we were taking a not-so-relaxing hike through the steep hills, also known as streets, of Porto, we stopped to catch a breath. Suddenly, there was a loud crashing sound, and out of a wall in front of us, a … Continue reading

Posted in Children, fantasy, literary fiction, Thriller, Travel, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

The New Recruit

Here, high up in a balloon,  life was perfect. No duties, no uniforms, no conspiracies, no scandals, and above all, no HIM! He had first come into our lives almost a month ago, pestering us to let him join our … Continue reading

Posted in Flash Fiction, Historical, Humour, literary fiction, Thriller, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 8 Comments