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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 – Business As Usual

“Welcome to Ashburnham,” Andy Buckhurst’s new executive assistant Penny greeted him. “We have a crisis today.” He’d caught a whiff of it, flying in the previous night. Strange strobing lights had followed the little single-engine passenger plane all the way … Continue reading

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Friday Flash Fiction – The Last, Greatest Gig of the Shrieking Alpacas

The Shrieking Alpacas played their last, greatest gig at the Wisdom Street Hotel on the night of the twenty-ninth of February. They had nothing left to prove after the five song setlist brought the house down. Song One was “Ignorance” … Continue reading

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Friday flash fiction – Four Letters Undelivered Due to the Present Difficulties

Dearest Martha I fear this letter will never find you, as the raptors have surrounded our position. The last message-runner we sent out was a gutsy fellow from the Queen’s Own regiment, by the name of Bartleby Wilson. I regret … Continue reading

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