Short Stories

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Long Drop

First published in OUTBACK HORRORS DOWN UNDER: AN ANTHOLOGY OF ANTIPODEAN TERRORS

A cross-country journey across the length of Aotearoa takes an unexpected turn for the worst when a mother and her daughter stumble upon some usual, bloodthirsty creatures.

Horror. Fantasy.

Night Wolves

First published in BLACK DOGS, BLACK TALES

A grieving woman living in a small town is plagued by disturbing nightmares, but the stray dog she befriends may help her discover the truth behind her sisters’ death.

Horror. Dark fiction

Finders Keepers

When a young, down-on-his-luck slacker finds a wallet in the street, he pockets it. But has he made a terrible mistake?

Horror. Dark fiction.

Long Distance

A flash fiction challenge: 500 word romance using the word “spring.” Coming home. Mending hearts. Exploring love.

Romance. General fiction.