All posts tagged “short stories

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Love Locks

Extract: “Excusez-moi, parlez-vous anglais?” I asked hopefully. It was pretty much the only thing I could say in French. I stood  in the  police station and shifted from foot to foot. I was nervous, and my feet were hot. “Mai-oui, but of course, how can… Read More

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My Sister’s Life

Extract: I was twelve years old when I first realised I was walking on water. Before that I was home-schooled and no-one had much hope for me. But I survived. My sister was at private school and would have stayed there had I not hung on. The… Read More

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Living the Dream

Extract: “What would You know?” It was the wrong response. The cab lurched forward. The driver barked something unintelligible at her, his eyes pierced hers in the mirror. His soothing tone was gone and she felt the tension mounting as he slammed the wheel back and… Read More