Friday, 20 April 2012

Kindle Short Stories

Render Unto Caesar - Award Winning Short Story

A poignant observation of all those involved in carrying out the ultimate penalty.
A short story 1500 words, 2nd Prize Winner in the Writers Village Award 2011.

Gerry a journalist sent on assignment to the deep south is world weary, he's seen it all before but is forced to question his own beliefs and values.

Pastor Josef Hoff puts on his tie, the same tie he has worn on fifty six other occasions.

Twenty to thirty five seconds to strap a man down, they'd got it down to a fine art.

The Bodhisattva of Carraigmore - Modernising the Myth

Three people are converging on the rural Irish village of Carraigmore, an ancient village steeped in the traditions of Celtic folklore and mysticism.

Eddie Doyle has reached that time of life, going nowhere in his job, mounting debts an indolent wife and for Eddie time is running out.

Henry J. O' Farrell a successful but ruthless American businessman is coming to Carraigmore to finally settle a long standing family injustice.

And then there is Tara.

Nocturne Number Eight Opus, Twenty Seven - A Haunting, Psychological Tale

Captain James Fletcher is gradually re-building his shattered life.

The trauma of his experience on the Western Front is still very raw and his mental afflictions far worse than any physical injuries.

He meets the enigmatic Celia Hammond under tragic circumstances, and begins to think that life might take on some form of normality.

But how did Celia's brother die? What really happened the night he first heard the strains of Chopin, Nocturne Number Eight, Opus Twenty Seven?

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