The River

She sat still, her hands gripping the blade, trying to get her breathing and her mind under control. How did she ever get into this situation? Jean stared out into the garden. So much to do. They had only moved into the house last year. They had both agreed that her suggestion to give up … Continue reading The River


On the Table (Clara’s Coffee – episode 3)

Melissa found that she had been installed in a small but pleasant office of her own, complete with a shiny new laptop, a printer and a new Nokia mobile phone. Nigel had passed over a copy of his bound business plan to her. His instructions had simply been “I need you to research which properties … Continue reading On the Table (Clara’s Coffee – episode 3)


The little New England town of Rockport was a favourite of Ross’s. He’d managed to finish a meeting early in nearby Gloucester and taken the opportunity to make the short detour up to this little fishing port. Early evening, midweek in Fall was a dream. Famous for its granite from the nearby quarries and then … Continue reading Exile