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Fiction: Because the Night

Kathy had forgotten it was the night of the full moon until a collar of white fur, like an ermine scarf, sprouted from her soft skin. She thought it looked stylish, highlighting the length of her neck rising above, and the angularity of her collarbones peeking below. She slipped into a shapeless shift dress, coiled… Continue reading Fiction: Because the Night

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Fiction: They’re Coming To Get You

Nina saw the overturned boat first, caught up in the weeds near the side of the lake, and then the dozen dead bodies sprawled naked on the shore. Dad had brought her to the park to feed the ducks, but he’d forgotten the bread, and now he sat on the bench glued to his phone.… Continue reading Fiction: They’re Coming To Get You

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Fiction: For Whom The Bell Tolls

Father Felix followed the sound of the tinkling bells and muted giggling into the sacristy. The small room felt unseasonably cold, despite being Halloween night, and smelt strongly of boiled cabbage. He looked behind the vestments, but no one hid at the back of the tiny closet. His breath fogged about him, and he felt… Continue reading Fiction: For Whom The Bell Tolls

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Original Fiction: You’re Invited by Iseult Murphy

One moment Hamish stood in the bus depot admiring the ruby engagement ring Morris had purchased for his girl, and the very next he was squashed into the back seat of a vehicle, surrounded by people dressed in eveningwear, the countryside hurtling past the window. “Crumbs.” “Welcome to the twenty-first, Grampy Morris.” Hamish opened his… Continue reading Original Fiction: You’re Invited by Iseult Murphy

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Original fiction: Mister Thread by Iseult Murphy

Tracey peered through the hatch into the waiting room. Hannah had already shut down reception and locked the surgery door, but there was one client waiting. A tall man wearing a blue suit and a felt hat - was it called a fedora? - with a grey and blue plastic cat box resting on his… Continue reading Original fiction: Mister Thread by Iseult Murphy