Category Archives: Short Stories

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Short Story: I’ll Never Let You Go (Lil’ Darlin’)

Seán Duggan parked his car, turned off the lights and stopped the engine. He looked to his left at the two blocks of apartments he was going to be watching and saw that only a handful of windows were lit … Continue reading

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Short Story: the Newly-weds (Part III of III)

She had wanted to give Gerry a surprise. After their evening meal and walk along the promenade she told him she was taking a shower but what she really did as he watched football while perched on the edge of … Continue reading

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Short Story: the Newly-weds (Part II of III)

Apart from their time beside one another in the church and afterwards during the photo session, Claire and Gerry had spent very little time together on their wedding day. They had sat together during the meal but each had found … Continue reading

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Short Story: the Newly-weds (Part I of III)

“Where does forgiveness come into this?” wondered Claire. It was just after dawn and she had the beach to herself. The only markings to spoil the newly revealed sand was the line of her footprints. Not even the Germans were … Continue reading

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Short Story: The Golfers (Part III of III)

It was on her final full day in the village before flying back to Dublin, with her and the old man on their third or fourth round of the nine holes, that she played her most memorable stroke of what … Continue reading

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