Short Stories

My main love is writing novels but occasionally I spot a idea that inspires me and I’ll write a short story. Please click on the links below to see some of my stories. I hope you enjoy reading them as much as I enjoyed writing them.

The Right Trousers

Published: 2013
Publisher: Freelance Market News
Winning entry of a competition with phobia as the theme, this short story focuses on a wife dealing with her husband’s phobia of trousers but it’s when she’s confronted with a moth that the strength of their marriage is revealed.

The End of a Heroine

Published: 2014
Publisher: Pen & Ink Designs
Commended entry in a competition, this short story involved a disgruntled man murdering his neighbour with a stroganoff meal in order to sell off the land on which their houses were built.

The Night Shift

Published: February 2016
Publisher: Freelance Market News
Winning entry of a competition with the heart as the theme, this short story focused on a woman who worked in an offal factory and lived with her hypochondriac mother.

Micheal’s Visitor

Published: Autumn 2016
Publisher: Park Publications
A short story that centres on a young woman whose lover is unexpectedly murdered and how she struggles to hide the implication that she is somehow responsible.