My published short stories – collections and individuals. Featuring a free short story each month on this site.
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As featured in Ellery Queen’s Mystery Magazine and Pulphouse Fiction Magazine and
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This Month’s Free Short Story
Short Stories are available free on this website for one month. Don’t worry if you miss it, there’ll be another here next month.
The calm before the storm…
Tasked to document every move criminal mastermind Nick Liang makes, Private Investigartor Susan Murray chooses to draw.
Part life drawing, part Method of loci memory palace, part plain old excuse.
It’s like watching a live action Asian drama until she finds herself pulled into the case.
Cover blown. In deep water. Barely coping.
Can she rescue herself and the case?
Susan and the Gangster by Alexandria Blaelock is free on this website for a month.
Meet Morag Clementine. The new housekeeper at historic Hayward Hall. Her practical and capable attitude usually keeps her out of trouble…
If Christmas under the hot Australian sun isn’t twisted enough, these stories turn it up a notch or ten. This collection is like a box of Christmas chocolates, there’s something for everyone!
You want to know what makes him tick. Your heart pounds when he’s nearby. You try to keep your secret passion close, but his touch is electric. All you can think about is him.
Felicia Clarke; influencer. Old Fashioned. Fiercely independent. Encourages others, but treads her own path. Dead, but fondly remembered. By some.
Do you have what it takes to be a hero? Whether that’s running into a burning building, standing up for what you know is right, or saving the Princess it’s going to take everything you’ve got and more besides.
You can struggle to find the place you call home. It’s not a place, it’s a feeling. You’ll know it when you find it. This collection of short stories explores our search for a place we can call home.
Welcome to Wilkinson’s! Mr Hall’s running a little late, can I get you a tea or coffee while you wait? What if I tell you about some of our recent cases?
Do you believe in fate or free will? In a world not so different from our own, even the Fates question their places in the universe. In this collection of fantastical Fate’s Bookshop stories, you’ll see where fate can take you.
Individual Short Stories
Life and death. But not as you know it.
Dying is just a new beginning.
There’s a killing to be made at the bank.
She can take him or she can take him.
Take an ordinary moment. Add golden light and dramatic music. Now you’ve got a movie.
In a roadhouse in the middle of nowhere, Diana has a decision to make.
Matilda May McDonald, so-called crazy-cat-lady. Will this Christmas offer salvation.
Zoo doesn’t believe in ghosts…
Sometimes you get a second chance.
Home is where the heart is
and black magic.
Would you help a stranger?
Find a secret.
Let it go.
Can the business’ most efficient and effective Personal Assistant solve a crime?
Happily ever after…
Ava Gibson and Ryan Griffith. Knocking heads together. Literally.
Friends come and go…
Travelling can be detrimental to your health
Do Cinderella slippers come in Chelsea boots?
Find your own pack
Sometimes, seeing is believing.
She wants to blend in but she’s trained to stand out.
La Dolce Vita.
In the long dark night of the soul…
The Empire conquered her people, but Christmas conquered the Empire.
At the right time and place…
What would you do?
It takes an escapologist labrador…
When you die far from home
Alone in space… Almost.
Better to have loved and lost…
Failure is not an option.
Long Exposure Love
What is the long shadow of war hiding?
Edina Montrose wants to win the most anticipated reality show on TV. No matter the cost.
When the stars align, all things are possible
Danger within. Danger without.
Justice or Retribution?
The new broom sweeps clean
An author. An actor.
An absolute mess.
Fate leads those who follow
What’s scarier than living with ghosts?
A single day can change a lifetime.
Treachery at the Tailor’s Guild.
Vada Paloma is working so deep undercover she can’t find her way back.
Is Christmas the key to unlocking her present?
When all is not as it seems
Clothes make the man. Or do they?
No matter how far you go, you can’t escape the triads.
A blast from the past
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