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Short Stories

On Seminary Ridge

On Seminary Ridge  by   David Bowman

Robert E Lee was offered command of Union forces before he rode south to join the Confederacy, choosing State over Federal rights. If he had decided the other way, just maybe the fateful third day at Gettysburg might well have gone differently.
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Aphrodesia  by   A.F. Allen

Every two years they run a foot race in the magnificent stadium in Aphrodesia, the city of Aphrodite. Hermias, a young Greek from the faded city of Athens has set his heart on winning this race for both the personal glory for himself and the reflected glory for his city.
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Goodbye Burt

Goodbye Burt  by   Audrey Holland

I didn’t go looking for love, but then one summer evening I walked right into it – head over heels! It happened the moment my eyes met his. I was out for a drink with my sister and best friend when he walked in.
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The Scent Of Jasmine

The Scent Of Jasmine  by   Helen McNicol

Even vampires were young once - Jasmine is a young vampire, filled with spirit and hope that her kind will remain protected forever.
Is the chance meeting of the irresistible Mark a coincidence, or a threat?

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C.V.P.D.1 - The Thirteenth Nanny

C.V.P.D.1 - The Thirteenth Nanny  by   Alison Burnston

Lisa Scott knows there’s something not quite right in the Bannerman household; after all she's the thirteenth nanny they've employed in just over a year. When she finally finds out the real fate of her predecessors ...
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C.V.P.D.2 - To Save The Bride

C.V.P.D.2 - To Save The Bride  by   Alison Burnston

The biggest society wedding of the year in Chicago provides Lisa Scott and her partner the backdrop for their next case. Unbeknown to the human bride and her family her fiancé hides a very important secret from them. He is a powerful vampire ...
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Vampire Squad

Vampire Squad  by   Alison Burnston

Everyone knew the Ventura Vampires cheerleading competition squad were good, very, very good. Rather fewer, considerably fewer as it happens, know their real secret.
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Vampire Squad II - Try-Out

Vampire Squad II - Try-Out  by   Alison Burnston

Around the high school, everyone knows the Ventura Vampires are what their name says they are. No normal human would dare try out as a replacement catcher for the team. Would they? And if they did, they couldn’t possibly be either this good, or this good looking?
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Excuse Me

Excuse Me  by   Helen McNicol

Sasha is a vibrant young woman, serious about her job and happy being single. Her life is straight-laced, until she meets Sam, who convinces her to jump headfirst into a fantasy, where the outcome can only lead to one thing.

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The Reception

The Reception  by   Marion Davids

“Dear diary, I know it’s supposed to be the best day of my life; so why aren’t I happy?” Lisa has just got married, but her new husband is lingering downstairs in the bar, leaving her alone in the honeymoon suite with only her diary for company.
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A Question Over Dinner

A Question Over Dinner  by   Marion Davids

Sarah loved Darell more than anything else in the world, she was ready to settle down with him, could see no other reason to want to live. Tonight, over the dinner table her boyfriend seemed distracted, almost distant
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Peter: Driver

Peter: Driver  by   A.F. Allen

Do you ever have a dream where you wake up somewhere completely different? Chris has had just such a dream, more nightmare perhaps than dream. His disorientation is complete when he wakes up in a car with no driver just a voice.
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The Last Rocket

The Last Rocket  by   A.F. Allen

What would you do, if as part of the construction crew, you had a one in a thousand chance to ride the last rocket to leave an exhausted and depleted Earth?
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