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For One Night Only

by James A. StewartI listen to the beep-beep-beep of the monitors, their constant metronome giving comfort to those wearing the plethora of wires a...

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A Helping Hand

Hands, not eyes, are the windows to the soul. The study of hands has long been a fascination for people the world over. Palmistry began several hundr...

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The Dream

The boy slept peacefully in his bed.  Dreams of cartoons characters filled his head with joy and happiness.  I have only just awoken. ...

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That's Not My Wife

I’m just a junior detective.  I don’t know much, but I know the area around Hollywood Road, the hilly Hong Kong street that runs down to Connaug...

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Melanie's Last Tune

When it gets to ten past six I assume he’s not coming, and settle down to some Rachmaninov.  I get so absorbed that, when the doorbell finally...

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Beyond the Elder Tree

It had seemed like a great idea at first: Timmy and one of his fellow scouts doing a wildlife survey on the small Channel Island of Mere. Two nights...

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A Hot Time in the Old Town

Poison of the soul - Editor by Desmond WarzelI had the park almost to myself, which is just how I like it on a Saturday.The benches were all vacant e...

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Golden Oldies

Jimmy Chief walked into the living room while balancing a bowl of cereal in one hand and a cup in the other hand.  He said, “Figure out any thin...

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This is me: home-writer, book-reader, dog-lover and occasional poet. I make this website to share my and my friends texts with You, dear Reader. Please: read carefully, don't be scary, upgrade your mood and be king and leave your comment. :)