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Friday flash fiction – Black Spot

Ness checked her phone as she and the ambulance were spotlighted by the high beam lamps of the returning police car. This road received so little signal it was a wonder her emergency call had gone though. The ambulance driver, … Continue reading

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Friday flash fiction – Some Knowledge of Eldritch Matters

Mavis Grimshaw expected her preoccupations in retirement to include catching up on her reading, visiting with her nieces and the odd spot of gardening, but of what account are zucchini crops, afternoon teas and cosy mysteries when chthonian horrors are … Continue reading

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Friday flash fiction – Call Me By The First Name You Think Of

You don’t know me yet but we’re very alike. Like two peas in a pod, your friends would say, if they knew me. They don’t exactly know me. Not yet. You haven’t really noticed me hanging around. I’m not surprised. … Continue reading

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Friday flash fiction – The Nightmare Bargain

It takes an army of monsters to bring down Francesca Kincaid. The handful of survivors drag her, beaten to within an inch of her unwoken life, to their leader. “Coordinator Jasper,” says one through swollen lips and cracked teeth, “we’ve … Continue reading

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Friday flash fiction – Alison’s Awake

Something drips in Ali’s mouth and she reflex-swallows before she realises she is awake. Opening her eyes is an effort. The lashes are gummed together; it takes a minute of frantic blinking before they crack apart and let daylight in. … Continue reading

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