Short story

Skin Stealer

Skin Stealer

Kiera Chan stood on the porch of her father’s white cedar house on Seabrook Island, South Carolina, listening to the deep vibrating calls of the bullfrogs in the black, dank, steamy forest, as he sat in his favourite rocking chair and muttered about a skin stealer, whatever that might be. The old man had refused …

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Stripper Killer – a short story about partying to excess

This short story about a rather dangerous stripper is a modified version of the opening chapter to Creation. The first of the five book vampire series Drakul, Creation tells the story of estranged vampire king Tepesch Drakul and the struggle to restore his race. Tepesch and his family seek to combine human and vampire DNA …

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pangolin

Pangolin – a short story about greed and ignorance

A very short story about the plight of the pangolin, seen through the eyes of two-year-old pangolin Lucky. ‘Up to 200,000 are estimated to be taken from the wild every year across Africa and Asia, and the pangolin is critically endangered. Their meat is considered a delicacy by some in China and Vietnam, while their …

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meteorite

Meteorite – short story about a life-changing experience

The short story Meteorite was written for a competition rather a long time ago, and did quite well although I lost the certificate. it’s a tribute to the famous movie the Body Snatchers. Max looked at the clouds anxiously. “Typical.”  Only an hour ago, he had painstakingly pegged quantities of voluminous underwear and bedding onto …

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