Fiction

Other People’s Children (extract)

*This is an extract from my manuscript, Blood and Fire. It is set in Melbourne, over twenty years ago, in the residential training facility of a cult-like organisation. Please forgive any references in the text which are unexplained.*   It seemed there was a roster for every activity in the college. In addition to house… Continue reading Other People’s Children (extract)

Fiction

Her last date (short story)

'You can't mean it.' The woman's smile was static as she spoke the words. The man opposite her was attacking the remains of the lobster, its juices dripping down his chin and fingers. He smiled with all his teeth, but not his eyes. She felt the blood drain from her face. 'You agreed to this,'… Continue reading Her last date (short story)

Fiction

Her last date (short story)

'You can't mean it.' The woman's smile was static as she spoke the words. The man opposite her was attacking the remains of the lobster, its juices dripping down his chin and fingers. He smiled with all his teeth, but not his eyes. She felt the blood drain from her face. 'You agreed to this,'… Continue reading Her last date (short story)