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Louise’s Love Letters by Mark SaFranko

Louise’s Love Letters by Mark SaFranko     My brother Vaughan was always the most sociable member of our family. He was the one who made good, solid friends, valued them, stayed in touch, put...

The Grey Smudge by David Sweeney

The Grey Smudge by David Sweeney 1 I’ve learned two things in the last three weeks. I find that even as I write this now I can hardly believe that it has only been...

Miracle Baby by M E Johnson

Miracle Baby by M. E. Johnson I woke up trying to scream. The dream was so real. I wanted everything to shut off; I wanted to split my lungs, to kill myself screaming. But...

Room 303 by James Newman

About the Author: JAMES A. NEWMAN, originally from London, lives and writes in Bangkok. He is the author of the JOE DYLAN noir crime series and has just completed the fifth in the series:...

Man’s best friend by Nicholas MacDonnell

Man’s best friend by Nicholas MacDonnell The estate sale followed the funeral. In the days leading up to the auction, the family heirlooms were picked clean. It was the practical items that remained, the...

A Choice by Anthony Freeman

A Choice by Anthony Freeman A thin silhouette of a young child crouched beneath an ancient wagon, her scraggly form wrapped in comforting shadows from prying eyes and the docks’ blazing midday sun. She...